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Category: Renewable Energy


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

150 Engen stations now sport solar panels

June 13, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

A total of 150 Engen stations had their roofs equipped with solar panels, which have been deployed to reduce its reliance on grid power and lower CO2 emissions. The equipment was provided by solar power provider SolarSaver and rolled out […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

NV Energy Adding 1 GW Each of Solar, Energy Storage in Nevada

June 13, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Nevada-based utility NV Energy said it plans to add more than 1 GW of capacity from both solar power and battery energy storage to its generation portfolio by the end of 2027. The company, which includes Las Vegas in its […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Solar Energy Gloves Finally Come Flying Off

June 11, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

The solar revolution has stalled out in some parts of the US, much to the delight of fossil energy stakeholders. However, anything can happen at any time, and it just has. The US power landscape is about to be shaken […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Siemens Gamesa Reportedly Developing 21-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

June 11, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The global race to build ever-larger offshore wind turbines may have another entrant, as Siemens Gamesa has reportedly told customers the company plans to produce a 21-MW model in the next few years. The Bloomberg news service on June 10, […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

National Grid brings live 150-MW solar park to supply Hershey’s

June 10, 2024

Via: Renewables Now

National Grid Renewables has launched commercial operations at its 150-MW Copperhead solar park and its integrated battery storage system in the state of Texas. The US onshore renewables business of British energy transmission and distribution company National Grid plc (LON:NG) […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

USA Solar Panel Manufacturing Capacity Soared 71% in Q1 2024

June 7, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

A record-setting 11 gigawatts (GW) of new solar module manufacturing capacity came online in the United States during Q1 2024, the largest quarter of solar manufacturing growth in American history. According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2024 report […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar investment outstrips all other power forms: IEA

June 6, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

More money is pouring into solar power than all other electricity sources combined, with investments set to reach half a trillion dollars this year, the world’s top energy research body said Thursday. The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast in a […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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” […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Equinor Announces Offtake Deal for New York Offshore Wind Project

June 4, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Equinor on June 4 announced its has finalized an agreement with New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the renewable power generated by the 810-MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project. The deal comes after NYSERDA in […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable fuels recommended for decarbonising marine leisure craft

May 28, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

Recent reports have highlighted the potential of internal combustion engines (ICEs) powered by renewable liquid fuels as a viable solution for decarbonising privately owned marine leisure craft. A study by International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) suggests that renewable […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Gathering Data to Understand the Interactions Between Wildlife & Offshore Wind Energy

May 28, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

In the summer of 2023, a marine research vessel called the Song of the Whale spent many mornings off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard keeping an eye (and ear, or hydrophone) out for fin whales. Each time they spotted a […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Bechtel completes Sabanci’s 218-MW solar farm in Texas

May 22, 2024

Via: Renewables Now

US engineering company Bechtel Corp said on Tuesday that the 218-MWac/272-MWdc Cutlass Solar II project it built for a Turkish client in Fort Bend, Texas, is now fully operational and sending power to the grid. Bechtel delivered the solar farm […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

‘Clean technologies key to limiting global warming’

May 21, 2024

Via: reNews

Although time is running out, the world could still hold global warming to well below two degrees Celsius and avoid the worst impacts of climate change, according to BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2024. The new report indicates the speed with […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Smart Software Bolsters Utility-Scale Solar Projects

May 20, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The solar industry is on a continuous innovation curve — driving advancements, pushing boundaries, and harnessing solar energy’s power to increase returns and drive down the lower levelized cost of energy (LCOE). Stakeholders across the solar value chain have a […]