‘China must put EV battery reuse at heart of net-zero ambition’

2020-10-30T01:30:22+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Oct 2020 ‘China must put EV battery reuse at heart of net-zero ambition’ The centralized nature of policymaking in Beijing would enable component standardization to ease the transition from EV to stationary energy storage use, according to Greenpeace East Asia. CATL grids? The Chinese EV battery maker is one of the world's 'big [...]

Mini perovskite solar panels with 18.4% efficiency

2020-10-30T01:26:47+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 30 Oct 2020 Mini perovskite solar panels with 18.4% efficiency Researchers in Singapore have developed a 6.4 cm2 solar module based on co-evaporated methylammonium lead iodide (MAPbI3). They claim that the panel is a step forward in the industrialization of perovskite mini-modules. Image: Nanyang Technological University Scientists from Singapore's Energy Research Institute at Nanyang [...]

Renewable energy industry asks for increased focus on wind-solar hybrid projects

2020-10-30T01:27:47+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 29 Oct 2020 Renewable energy industry asks for increased focus on wind-solar hybrid projects India’s total wind-solar hybrid capacity is expected to reach 11.7 GW by 2023, according to a recent report New Delhi: The government should push for wind-solar hybrid (WSH) project tenders and should not keep their tariffs too low in order [...]

Challenges and solutions for ensuring the long-term health of solar power plants

2020-10-29T01:28:57+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 29 Oct 2020 Challenges and solutions for ensuring the long-term health of solar power plants EPC contractors have a key role to play in ensuring the long-term health of PV power plants Credit: Sterling & Wilson Solar PV is a reliable and stable technology, with innovation in modules only increasing its life expectancy. While [...]

Australia plans to fast track renewable export project

2020-10-28T01:43:38+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 Oct 2020 Australia plans to fast track renewable export project The Australian government plans to accelerate the planning procedures for a proposed 15,000MW wind and solar project, which plans to produce hydrogen and ammonia for export to the Asia-Pacific region. The project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is targeted to expand [...]

Trump Administration’s Attempt to Revoke Exclusion for Bifacial Solar Modules Hits Another Roadblock

2020-10-28T01:36:01+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 28 Oct 2020 Trump Administration’s Attempt to Revoke Exclusion for Bifacial Solar Modules Hits Another Roadblock An October presidential proclamation on Section 201 tariffs faces legal challenge. A judge has stopped a tariff on bifacial solar panels from going into effect — for the time being. A Saturday ruling from the U.S. Court of [...]

S’pore to import electricity from Malaysia in pilot trial over 2 years

2020-10-27T01:53:17+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 27 Oct 2020 S'pore to import electricity from Malaysia in pilot trial over 2 years Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said Singapore aims to achieve 1.5 gigawatt-peak (GWp) of solar deployment by 2025.PHOTO: ST FILE SINGAPORE - The little red dot wants a greener energy mix, and is taking multiple steps to [...]

New deal on low emission technology between Australia and Singapore

2020-10-26T01:19:35+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Oct 2020 New deal on low emission technology between Australia and Singapore Australia and Singapore have agreed to collaborate on development of new technology to reduce emissions, with a memorandum of understanding to be signed on Monday. –Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor will sign the agreement with Singapore's Trade and Industry [...]

It’s cheaper to build new solar than it is to operate coal plants

2020-10-26T01:19:11+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 26 Oct 2020 It’s cheaper to build new solar than it is to operate coal plants New analysis released by Lazard compares the levelized cost of energy for various generation technologies on a $/MWh basis and shows that renewables, specifically utility-scale solar and wind, are the economic frontrunners. Image: Pixabay Solar and wind are [...]

Australia still finding its feet on the coveted path to digitalised data

2020-10-23T01:43:55+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Oct 2020 Australia still finding its feet on the coveted path to digitalised data While the desire for data to support smarter grids is clear, actually digitalising said data to make it communicable around Australia is proving a thornier operation. Ultimately, it requires Australia’s grid operators to undergo nothing short of a metamorphosis [...]

ASEAN’s looming renewables revolution

2020-10-23T01:35:45+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Media, News|

Media. 23 Oct 2020 ASEAN’s looming renewables revolution Southeast Asia, when taken as a whole, is a global laggard in the uptake of renewable energy, but some countries are leading the way, such as Vietnam, the Philippines, and Myanmar. And as ‘Angry Clean Energy Guy’ Assaad W. Razzouk argues, policymakers in the region cannot hold [...]