Japan renewable energy

Japan to overshoot 2030 renewable energy target says Wood Mackenzie

Over $100 billion of investment in wind and solar power plants are expected to push the renewables share to 27% of Japan’s generation mix by 2030, exceeding the country’s target, according to research firm Wood Mackenzie.
New york wind

New York State offers $200 million for new offshore wind port

The US' New York State government has announced a plan to activate Port Cortlandt as the state’s next offshore wind economic hub.

Schneider Electric announces partnership to deliver energy-as-a-service

Schneider Electric and Huck Capital, an investment firm committed to transforming the century-old utility model, have announced a partnership to deliver clean energy-as-a-service to commercial and industrial buildings.
Record US wind

US installs record 25GW of wind in Q2 says AWEA

Fourteen new wind projects totalling 2,546MW became operational across nine US states during the second quarter of 2020, enough to power 860,000 American homes.
renewables by 2030

UK’s National Infrastructure Commission calls for 65% renewables by 2030

New research carried out for the National Infrastructure Commission shows how sharp falls in the cost of renewable generation mean that Britain should aim for renewables to meet two-thirds of electricity needs by 2030 and that this can be delivered at the same overall cost as meeting only half of total demand by that date.
Distributed power generation

Statkraft UK wins 330MW in Ireland’s first renewables auction

Norwegian mega-utility Statkraft has been awarded a total of 330MW of the almost 1.3GW in clean energy capacity for grabs in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction.
microgrids Asia

EDF and Canopy Power partner to develop microgrids in Asia

Singapore-based microgrid specialist Canopy Power and French energy major EDF have partnered to develop, and on a case-by-case basis, own and operate microgrid projects in the region.
US energy transition

Local governments lead the US energy transition says RMI

US local governments have signed 335 deals to procure a total of 8.28GW of renewable energy since 2015, according to the Local Government Renewables Action Tracker.
renewables investment

The secret sauce: Five things stopping institutional investors putting more capital...

The Energy Council recently asked a select group of top tier investment managers and partners for their views on the current investment climate and what the next 12 months have in store when they exercise their discretionary power over their client ESG strategies.
Energy Transformation

Renewables set to dominate in OECD countries says GlobalData

As the solution for COVID-19 is far from near, this trend is expected to continue for the rest of the year as utilities will choose the cost-effective renewable sources over fossil fuels, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.

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