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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables reach 23% of European Union energy consumption after ‘paradigm shift’

October 16, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The EU is on track to achieve between 22.8% to 23.1% renewables in gross final energy consumption in 2020 as the continent experiences a “clear paradigm shift” towards solar and wind. That’s according to the European Commission (EC), which this […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar key part of decarbonising EU building stock

October 16, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The European Commission has unveiled its Renovation Wave strategy, and published its annual State of the Energy Union, accompanied by a series of documents, including the annual Renewable Energy Progress Report, the Report on Energy Prices and Costs in Europe, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Adani Green-Total joint venture reaches more than 2.3GW of operating solar

October 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

A newly formed joint venture (JV) between Adani Green Energy and Total has increased its operating solar portfolio to 2,353MW after securing additional assets in India. The JV, known as Adani Green Energy Twenty Three, has been transferred 205MW of […]


News and Policies, World

Total invests into hydrogen vehicle supplier Hyzon Motors

October 13, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, the venture capital arm of European energy giant Total announced a strategic investment led by Total and other specialist hydrogen investors into hydrogen mobility and clean energy company HYZON Motors. Established as a spin-off from Singapore-headquartered […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump unveils plans to end bifacial exemption, raise solar import tariff rates

October 12, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The Trump Administration in the US has set in motion plans to repeal the exemption for bifacial panels within Section 201 trade tariffs, while also increasing the proposed tariff from 15% to 18% from next year. The White House has […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Aggreko launches solar power rental scheme

October 12, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Aggreko has launched a solar power rental offer, allowing companies to borrow 1MW PV solutions without a long-term commitment. The systems are available for a minimum term of five years, keeping financial and technical commitment low, as there is no […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Soltec plans €150m IPO to capitalise on solar’s growth trajectory

October 7, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Spanish solar tracker manufacturer Soltec has unveiled plans to raise up to €150 million through an initial public offering to take aim at solar’s continued growth trajectory worldwide. According to an intent to file (ITF) document seen by PV Tech, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Behind the rise of US utility-driven solar

October 5, 2020

Via: PV Resources

As the US tilts towards a presidential election that will very much decide the country’s path for the next four years, federal policy towards renewables and, indeed, climate action in general, hangs in the balance. But in the absence of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: Plans unveiled for Northwest’s first hydrogen station

October 2, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

US Northwest’s first hydrogen filling station will open in Washington State in late 2021. The new site will be developed as part of the Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Project, which will lay the foundation for the expected growth of zero-emission personal […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Wind Sector Trend Helping to Minimize Bird Deaths

October 1, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The trend toward ever-more-colossal turbines is not only cutting the cost of wind energy but could also deliver another important benefit: fewer bird deaths. Although there are numerous complex factors behind wind-farm-related bird mortality, one key feature of current collision […]


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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Is solar ready for the high-power era?

September 29, 2020

Via: PV Resources

There can be no questioning the pace of technological evolution in solar PV, but recent advancements have caught even the most optimistic of industry stakeholders by surprise. Not long ago, solar modules with outputs of up to 450W hit the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Wingsail Technology Uses Wind To Reduce Ships’ Emissions By 30%

September 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%, thanks to a new system created by Bound4blue. The Spanish company aims at delivering automated wind assisted propulsion systems (also called wingsails) that […]


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 […]