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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

From the Lab: The Energy Transition Needs Perovskite PV and Alternative Storage

September 25, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The energy sector is making progress toward low- or zero-carbon generation. But even with recent technology developments and corporate and municipal action to deploy renewables, we still have a long way to go, and there is much debate about the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

MAN Energy Solutions delivers molten-salt circuit for solar-research facility

September 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Norbert Anger, Site Manager of MAN Energy Solutions in Deggendorf, said: “Already today, renewable sources supply almost 50% of the German electricity mix with this set to rise to at least 65% by 2030. Storage solutions will therefore play an […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Growing Danger From Gas Pipelines

September 24, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Pipelines exploded with the force of bombs, setting homes ablaze in Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts. Columbia Gas, the local gas utility, had allowed too much pressure to build up in its aging cast-iron pipes until finally, they erupted in a series […]


News and Policies, World

World Economic Forum and IRENA partner for sustainable energy future

September 24, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The Forum’s Energy Transition Index has found that, without urgent stakeholder action, COVID-19 will compromise the transition to clean energy. And IRENA’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery Agenda shows that while renewables have proven their resilience throughout the crisis, targeted policy action and […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy to supply pumped hydro storage solutions

September 23, 2020

Via: Energy Global

This greenfield project is part of the initiatives supported by the central government of India to significantly increase hydropower resources locally including pumped hydro storage solutions. The policies are intended to ensure sustainable and flexible energy production during peak demand […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

September 23, 2020

Via: Energy Global

“Microsoft and Shell both have rich histories of innovation and bold ambitions to decarbonise,” said Huibert Vigeveno, Downstream Director of Shell. “We are proud of the work we have already done together. Our strategic alliance will enable us to push […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Fills Energy Void

September 22, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

Natural gas is one of the main sources of energy in the United States. In 2019, U.S. production of dry natural gas increased to almost 34 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) and consumption increased to 31 Tcf—both values were records. The […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

World’s Biggest Wind Farm Will Boast World’s Largest Installed Turbines

September 22, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The world’s largest planned offshore wind farm will use the world’s largest installed offshore wind turbines when it starts spinning in British waters. SSE Renewables and Equinor are developing the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank project in U.K. waters, to be built […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Tesla Model 3 Emits ~65% Less CO2 Than Mercedes C-Class With Diesel Engine

September 21, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

The thought that a Tesla produces more CO2 than a Mercedes C-Class with a diesel engine is laughable, but that was the conclusion of a misleading and misguided study published in 2019 in Germany and covered even on engineering and […]


News and Policies, World

Trina Solar’s Vertex series bags TUV Rheinland certifications

September 18, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Trina Solar’s new Vertex series of high power modules have passed TUV Rheinland’s comprehensive reliability tests in what the manufacturer described as “another major breakthrough” for its latest product additions. It follows Trina having been awarded both IEC 61215 module […]


News and Policies, World

Pressure grows for energy trade agreement reform

September 18, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

During 8-11 September 2020, closed negotiations on modernisation continued between the contracting parties to the Energy Charter Treaty, an international trade agreement on energy supply and transit which has come in for mounting criticism over the past two years. In […]


News and Policies, World

Nigeria: NNPC to start supplying CNG fuelling stations

September 17, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will support ongoing initiatives by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to provide alternate energy source to Nigerians through activation of CNG filling stations for motorists across the country. Speaking on TV, NNPC Managing Director, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Hawaiian Electric backs new solar-storage projects to ‘significantly advance’ energy transformation

September 17, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Hawaiian Electric has submitted eight contracts representing nearly 300MW of solar energy generation and about 2,000MWh of energy storage to be built on the islands of O’ahu and Maui. The investor-owned utility has sent the contracts to the Public Utilities […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Suntech opens 1GW integrated cell and module assembly plant in Indonesia for US market

September 16, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Major integrated PV module manufacturer, Suntech has started ramping a 1GW integrated cell and module assembly plant in Indonesia, predominantly to serve the US market that takes its nameplate module assembly capacity above 10GW. Located on Batam Island, Indonesia and […]


News and Policies, World

SECI launches new solar-plus-storage tender

September 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for a 100MWac/200MWp solar project with a 50MW/150MWh battery energy storage system in the state of Chhattisgarh. As well as the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of […]