Brazil solar

Partners announce Brazil’s “largest solar energy purchase”

Latin American renewable energy company Atlas Renewable Energy, and British mining company Anglo American, have announced the signing of the largest solar energy purchase and sale contract in Brazil with an investment of R$881 Million ($181 million).
Formula E

Formula E, FIA announce season suspension due to COVID-19

Electric-powered racing series Formula E, sponsored by the likes of ABB, ROHM Semiconductor and other leading brands in the energy market, have announced the suspension of the 2019/2020 series for a two-month period due to Covid-19.
Wave energy

Global ocean energy has risen ten-fold in a decade – report

Global wave and tidal stream energy production has risen ten-fold over the last decade, according to a report issued today by Ocean Energy Systems (OES) whose annual report shows energy produced from wave and tidal stream sources surged from less than 5GWh in 2009 to 45GWh in 2019.
VW EV

VW launches budget-friendly EV that promises “no more accidents”

German automaker Volkswagen has launched its much-awaited ID.3 electric vehicle (EV), which it claims can use software to “anticipate, avoid accidents and...
floating wind

RWE developing floating wind in 7,000GW potential market

Offshore wind is expected to play a key role in achieving the EU’s climate and renewable energy targets but design limitations have resulted in foundation-based offshore wind farms being built in relatively shallow waters.
capacity 2020

Grid-tied solar, wind to drive new capacity growth in 2020 –...

International research agency IHS Markit estimates that there will be 290GW of net power capacity added globally in 2020, growing by 5% more than in 2019.
EU industry

EU Commission launches industrial strategy for a green, digital future

The European Union Commission has presented a new strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership.
Bobbi Harris

North Carolina business owner named to US’ NSBA Leadership Council

Ms. Bobbi Harris, Founder & CEO of Smart Water Smart City, LLC was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.
biogas

Global annual market for biogas to reach $20.9bn by 2028

The global annual market for biogas is expected to reach $20.9 billion by 2028, according to a new study released by Navigant Research.
Europe energy storage

Total to build France’s largest battery energy storage plant

Total has partnered with Saft on a €15 million project to build the largest lithium-ion battery energy storage plant in France.

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