Renewable energy procurement comes to China

2020-02-28T02:18:17+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28  Feb 2020 Renewable energy procurement comes to China A growing number of companies globally have set sustainability targets to address the climate emergency. More than 700 companies are taking action to reduce their carbon footprint, write Caroline Zhu and Jiayin Song of Rocky Mountain Institute, and over 200 companies have publicly made the [...]

Renewable energy investment is taking big strides in sub-Saharan Africa

2020-02-28T01:36:10+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Media. 28  Feb 2020 Renewable energy investment is taking big strides in sub-Saharan Africa Olkaria IV Geothermal power plant near the Rift Valley town of Naivasha, Kenya Feb. 15, 2018. Africa’s leading economies are increasingly looking to wind energy to power homes. It’s part of a trend towards varying forms of clean energy across the continent. South [...]

There’s a Simple Way to Store Renewable Energy, And We Already Have The Technology

2020-02-27T02:47:57+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27  Feb 2020 There's a Simple Way to Store Renewable Energy, And We Already Have The Technology The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy. At the moment, the best options for producing low-carbon energy on a large scale are wind and [...]

It might sound ‘batshit insane’ but Australia could soon export sunshine to Asia via a 3,800km cable

2020-02-27T02:10:06+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27  Feb 2020 It might sound ‘batshit insane’ but Australia could soon export sunshine to Asia via a 3,800km cable Photo:https://unsplash.com Australia is the world’s third largest fossil fuels exporter – a fact that generates intense debate as climate change intensifies. While the economy is heavily reliant on coal and gas export revenues, these fuels create substantial [...]

Future perspectives on solid-state storage

2020-02-26T01:58:02+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26  Feb 2020 Future perspectives on solid-state storage Solid-state batteries are viewed by many as the most promising technology to succeed today’s lithium-ion technologies in many energy storage applications. But there are still plenty of barriers to large-scale use of this type of battery. An international team of scientists has reviewed recent progress with [...]

Solar power contributes to cheaper energy but also ‘critical’ grid instability, warns ESB

2020-02-26T01:40:22+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26  Feb 2020 Solar power contributes to cheaper energy but also 'critical' grid instability, warns ESB PHOTO: Many solar farms are having difficulty accessing the electricity grid. (ABC Rural: Tom Major) The security and reliability of Australia's power grid is now at a "critical" status, according to a report out this morning from the Energy Security [...]

Energy storage research hub launched at UNSW

2020-02-25T01:46:04+00:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Media. 25  Feb 2020 Energy storage research hub launched at UNSW The ARC Research Hub for Integrated Energy Storage Solutions has a broad research mandate as it looks for innovative energy storage solutions for the energy transition, but some of the nation’s finest minds are now working on them together. UNSW Professor Jie Bao, Scientia [...]

Renewable energy could power the world by 2050

2020-02-24T01:40:51+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 24  Feb 2020 Renewable energy could power the world by 2050 Wind, water and solar sources − the renewable energy trio − could meet almost all the needs of our power-hungry society in 30 years. A wind power generation plant located in Thatta District, Pakistan. Image: Asian Development Bank, CC BY-SA 3.0 Virtually all the world’s demand for [...]

California Regulators Approve Sacramento Utility’s Contentious Community Solar Plan

2020-02-24T01:12:09+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Media. 24  Feb 2020 California Regulators Approve Sacramento Utility’s Contentious Community Solar Plan One energy commissioner said the program offers “flexibility” when it comes to meeting California’s new rooftop solar requirements. California approved a new program offering alternative compliance methods for required rooftop solar on new-build homes. California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a controversial [...]

Australian researchers develop ‘British-weatherproof’ solar cells

2020-02-21T01:24:26+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 21  Feb 2020 Australian researchers develop ‘British-weatherproof’ solar cells A team from the University of Queensland claim their technology is cheaper, more energy efficient and more flexible than traditional solar panels. Solar technology 20 per cent more energy efficient and more flexible than traditional solar panels. Uses tiny nanoparticles called quantum dots, which are [...]

Clean energy generation receives TL 2.8B in incentives in January

2020-02-21T01:11:11+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 21  Feb 2020 Clean energy generation receives TL 2.8B in incentives in January DHA Photo Turkey's clean energy generation received nearly TL 2.83 billion in incentive payments in January through the Renewable Energy Support Scheme (YEKDEM), according to Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data released Wednesday. Turkey, which wants to fully utilize local and renewable [...]