energy load

Highest offshore wind load factors recorded since 2015

Owing to elevated wind speeds in January onshore wind energy load factors averaged 42% for the month, and older offshore sites (pre-2016) reached an average of 52%.
customer engagement

Three key factors to unlock utility customer engagement of the future

Three key factors driving transformation in the energy sector and how utilities can leverage customer engagement technologies to open new revenue streams.
solar panel weather

RMI, Clinton Foundation report to aid rooftop solar storm resilience

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Clinton Foundation have released a new report, Solar Under Storm II, focusing on best practices for installing climate-resistant rooftop solar in high-wind regions.
German energy transition

IEA commends German energy sector’s transition efforts, but…

Germany has made progress on its impressive plans for transforming its energy system, but greater action is needed beyond the electricity sector, a new IEA report says.
batteries

Best practices to extend battery life and minimise degradation applauded

RBC has applauded research published by the University of Michigan in the Journal of Energy Storage on best practices for consumers for extending the life of lithium-ion batteries.
off-grid solar

Annual off-grid solar market hits $1.75bn, lights 420 million users

The World Bank and GOGLA have released a new report analysing trends within the off-grid solar energy market.
digitisation

Failure to digitise energy T&D systems to hinder the energy transition

DNV GL has revealed that barriers to vital digitisation of energy transmission and distribution (T&D) could hold back the success of the energy transition.
subsidy

Results of Italy’s new renewables subsidy auction announced

The results of the first auction under the new Italian renewables subsidy were announced on 28 January by Gestore dei Servizi Energetici.
sub-meters

Global electric sub-meters market to reach $24bn by 2029

The global electric sub-meters market will record more than 6% growth between 2018 and 2029, according to Future Market Insights.
lex mundi climate change

Global climate change policy guidelines for law firms unveiled

Lex Mundi has published guidelines to help its members to align their operations with global environmental sustainability regulations.

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