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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, 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 […]


Energy Economics

US to fund Moldova BESS and grid upgrades to increase energy independence

June 3, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

The US will provide US$85 million in foreign aid to the Republic of Moldova for battery energy storage system (BESS) projects, as well as high voltage transmission line upgrades, secretary of state Anthony Blinken said last week (29 May). The […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

White House Launches Initiatives to Bolster New Nuclear Deployments

May 30, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The White House has unveiled a suite of new measures aimed at slashing risks associated with new nuclear reactor development and construction, underscoring its policy push to champion nuclear. At a May 29 White House summit that showcased recent policy […]


News and Policies, World

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 […]


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 […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New, electricity-free desalination method shows promise

May 20, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Researchers from The Australian National University have proposed a new method for desalinating water that avoids many of the unwanted side effects of traditional desalinating techniques and that reduces the energy required by about 80%. Freshwater is becoming a critical […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Research shows adding polymerized ionic liquid improves performance of perovskite solar cells

May 15, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Perovskite solar cells, which use materials with the same crystal structure as perovskite, are lightweight, flexible, easy to manufacture, and inexpensive. They can be attached to many different surfaces and are a promising technology. However, current perovskite solar cells are […]