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DESFA opens new LNG station in Greece to supply the region with natural gas

July 19, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

DESFA recently completed the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and gasification station facilities, the first LNG site to supply a local natural gas network in Greece. The station was designed to supply the Central and Western Macedonia […]


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First biodiesel plant in Bolivia begins operations

July 12, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

Bolivia has inaugurated its first biodiesel production plant in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, marking a significant milestone in the country’s energy sector. The government anticipates that the plant will generate up to $100 million in savings on fossil fuel […]


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2GW pumped hydro energy storage project in Queensland, Australia, progresses

July 10, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

Queensland Hydro has launched a public consultation phase for its 2GW Borumba Pumped Hydro Project in Australia. The pumped hydro energy storage system (PHES) will be located at Lake Borumba, near Imbil, west of the Sunshine Coast, and is targeting […]


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Georgia’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Surge Is A By-Product Of Federal Investments

July 9, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

New data released by Atlas Public Policy and the CHARGE coalition confirms that Georgia’s clean energy commitments toward personal transportation electrification now lead the nation. This shift to Georgia as a clean energy core region has been fueled in significant part by […]


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Mexico Increases Reliance on Natural Gas to Support Electricity Demand

July 1, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Mexico is ramping up its use of natural gas for power generation, with several plants coming online in recent years, and at least 10 more (Table 1) expected to come online this year, next year, or in 2026. The U.S. […]


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Researchers propose measures to optimize battery recycling

June 24, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A team headed by Prof. Stephan von Delft from the University of Münster has been looking at what effects different strategies for achieving a circular economy with lithium, cobalt and nickel for electric vehicles will have on the demand for […]


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DTEK unveils plans for Croatian wind farm

June 17, 2024

Via: reNews

DRI, the EU renewables arm of the DTEK Group, has unveiled plans for a wind farm road and a substation in Croatia. The Brda Umovi wind farm will have a nominal capacity of 127.5MW and construction is expected to start […]


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Austria making €18 million available for medium-scale energy storage projects

June 14, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

Some €17.9 million (US$19 million) in grants will be made available for ‘medium size’ distributed-scale energy storage projects in Austria. The country’s Climate and Energy Fund has launched a new call for proposals for ‘Medium-sized electricity storage systems’ of between […]


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World production of biodiesel rises to record level in 2023

June 12, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

The International Grains Council (IGC) estimates global biodiesel production, including HVO, for 2023 at a record high of 71.5 million tonnes. This represents an 11% increase over the previous year, primarily due to growth in North and South America and […]


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Swiss approve law boosting renewable energy generation

June 10, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Switzerland approved a law on Sunday aimed at accelerating the development of renewable energies, as part of the country’s bid to attain carbon neutrality by 2050. Official results showed that just under 69 percent of Swiss voters backed the law […]


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China Brings World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Online

June 6, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The state-owned Power Construction Corp. of China has brought a 5-GW solar power plant into commercial operation, with the project taking over as the world’s largest operating photovoltaic (PV) facility. The solar park, which entered service on June 3, is […]


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Azerbaijan, IRENA to monitor COP renewables target

June 5, 2024

Via: reNews

The incoming COP29 Presidency, Azerbaijan, will partner with IRENA on the monitoring of progress towards tripling renewable energy capacity and doubling energy efficiency by 2030. The goal was called for in the First Global Stocktake concluded in the “UAE Consensus” […]


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Some countries could meet their total electricity needs from floating solar panels, research shows

June 4, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Floating solar photovoltaic panels could supply all the electricity needs of some countries, new research has shown. The study, by researchers from Bangor and Lancaster Universities and the UK Center for Ecology & Hydrology, aimed to calculate the global potential […]


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Report finds EU wind and solar capacity up nearly two-thirds since 2019

June 3, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

The capacity for wind and solar energy in the European Union increased by 65% from 2019 to 2023, with Germany making the largest contribution, according to an analysis by energy think tank Ember. The report stated that Germany accounted for […]


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Electrification to Improve the Quality of Life of Disabled Persons

May 31, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

Automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles displaced horses and buggies, oxen, and wagons and horses when the internal combustion engine (ICE) arrived over 100 years ago. Electric automobiles made a brief appearance early on, but battery technology was not adequate to compete […]


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How Technology Helps Overcome 10 of the Top Operational Challenges in the Energy Sector

May 29, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Recent government legislation and initiatives have prompted positive momentum in the energy industry. From regulatory matters to technology upgrades to renewable energy trends boosted by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) tax incentives, energy demand and projects are increasing across the […]


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Carbon pricing and system reliability impacts pathways to universal electricity access in Africa

May 23, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

There is a considerable gap in the rate of improvement in electricity access and where it needs to be to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 (energy access for all). Under this “baseline scenario,” several hundred million people are projected […]


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Will government investment make green hydrogen a reality in Australia?

May 21, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

In the budget last week, the government was keen to talk about its efforts to turn Australia into a renewable superpower under the umbrella of the Future Made in Australia policies. Future Made is a framework that sets out how […]


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China Brings High-Elevation Hydropower Project Online

May 1, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The first unit of one of the world’s highest-elevation hydropower plants began operating in China in April. China Energy said the Maerdang hydropower station (Figure 1), sited at more than 16,000 feet above sea level in northwest China’s Qinghai Province, […]


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European Energy turns sod on Swedish solar

April 18, 2024

Via: reNews

European Energy has started construction of a solar farm project in Sweden, which will form part of a hybrid renewable energy park. The hybrid park is in Skaramala in the municipality of Tingsryd, where the existing wind farm will be […]