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Category: Commercialization


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Piedmont Natural Gas to offer renewable natural gas in Nashville

September 30, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Piedmont Natural Gas today announced that renewable natural gas (RNG) is now available at its compressed natural gas fuelling station in Nashville, Tennessee. Renewable natural gas is pipeline-quality biomethane produced from biomass that is fully interchangeable with conventional natural gas […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

How much cheaper is it to run an EV? And, should I get an EV tariff?

September 11, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

One of the most cited benefits of switching to an EV is that ‘the running costs of an EV are significantly cheaper than an ICE vehicle’, but how much cheaper is it really? Evidently this is something which is very […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Powering the planet with hurricane fuel.

August 27, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

The Smithsonian posed the question, “Can We Capture Energy From a Hurricane?” in a 2016 article subtitled, “Loaded with power, massive storms may be another conduit for renewable energy.” “In terms of energy stored and released, hurricanes pack a huge […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Government inaction, investment shortfalls hindering global green hydrogen push

August 25, 2020

Via: PV Resources

An investment shortfall and government inaction are stymying the growth of green hydrogen globally, potentially creating a shortfall by 2030. That is the key finding of a new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Remains One of America’s Most Attractive Investment Options

August 24, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

In the thick of a global pandemic, it’s sometimes hard to predict what the next day holds, let alone the next month or year. Business confidence can be difficult to come by and even more challenging to maintain. Yet when […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

US programme to drive down cost of distributed wind energy

August 12, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Launched in 2013, the CIP supports manufacturers of distributed wind technology – typically small and medium scale wind turbines – through competitively-awarded, cost-shared projects aiming to: 1) optimise designs for increased energy production and grid support; 2) test turbines and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables-led green hydrogen could be cost competitive by 2030: IHS

July 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Production of green hydrogen using renewable power for electrolysis could be cost competitive with incumbent methods by 2030, analysis by research firm IHS Markit has concluded. The analysis, compiled by IHS’ Hydrogen and Renewable Gas Forum, found that the cost […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Corporate solar funding stalls amidst COVID crisis as O&G firms drive M&A

July 10, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Corporate solar funding fell by 25% year-on-year to US$4.5 billion in the first half of 2020, but the decline could have been much starker, new analysis by Mercom Capital has found. And there is yet more evidence that oil and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Financing the transition: How banks are turning away from fossil fuels

June 30, 2020

Via: PV Resources

As renewable energy technologies have evolved over the years, they have become a compelling investment proposition. Global investments in new renewable power have grown from less than US$50 million a year in 2004, to around $US288 billion a year by […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Data to help renewables investments

June 1, 2020

Via: Energy Global

This is, at least, according to Clir, a provider of performance assessment software for renewable energy, which is working with a number of major investment firms to quantify and analyse the performance of wind farms – both prior to acquisition […]


Commercialization, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy, World

COVID-19 Reveals Challenge Facing Merchant Renewables

May 26, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

A fundamental problem facing subsidy-free solar and wind in renewables-heavy grids is emerging as coronavirus cuts energy demand in Europe. The fall in demand is driving up the proportion of clean energy on many grids and highlighting an issue flagged […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Why (and How) the Solar Finance Market is Changing in This Crisis

May 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The renewable energy asset class in the U.S., particularly solar and wind projects, is something of a safe haven for investors looking for non-correlated, stable, dollar-denominated long-term cash flows. But the solar market, like every sector of our economy, is […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar And Wind Costs Continue To Fall As Power Becomes Cleaner

April 30, 2020

Via: Forbes

Renewables and energy storage continue their march to dominance of the electricity sector as costs continue to fall. The cost of solar and wind power continue to fall, making them even more competitive in generating electricity compared to fossil fuels. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables Giants Look Set to Get Bigger as Crisis Tightens Finance Markets

April 27, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Is the avalanche of money that was chasing renewable energy projects before the coronavirus crisis rolling on or grinding to a halt? The headlines still show plenty of deals closing. Developers are clinching power-purchase agreements, assets are changing hands and […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amid disruptions from the coronavirus, wind turbine giant Vestas suspends guidance for 2020

April 7, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has suspended guidance for 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to pose unprecedented challenges to the renewable energy sector. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Aarhus-headquartered firm noted that the global spread of COVID-19 and […]