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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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

In 2019, Three Quarters Of The World’s New Energy Projects Were Renewable

April 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

Some welcome good news for a pandemic-weary world: renewable energy made up 72% of all new energy generation projects last year, with solar and wind power making up 90% of that capacity. According to a new report from IRENA, the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Plans are underway to build huge, floating offshore wind turbine in Europe

March 31, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Spanish utility Iberdrola is heading a consortium aiming to develop a large-scale floating offshore wind turbine in the North Sea, as the sector looks to drive up the size of technology and push down costs. In an announcement Monday, the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Highly efficient and stable double layer solar cell developed

March 27, 2020

Via: Science Daily Energy

They published their results on March 26 in Science. The researchers, led by Byungha Shin, a professor from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST, focused on developing a new class of light-absorbing material, called a wide bandgap […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind energy enjoyed a bumper year in 2019, but the coronavirus poses a unique challenge

March 25, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Wind power may have enjoyed a strong year in 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic is casting a shadow over the sector that could impact growth in the years ahead. More than 60 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy capacity was installed […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How to Give Certainty to US Renewables Regardless of a Stimulus Package

March 24, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Renewable energy groups are continuing to push to include solar and wind tax credit extensions and “direct pay” provisions in a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill that failed to move ahead in the U.S. Senate on Monday, after Democrats […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Coronavirus Could Make It Harder to Keep Wind Farms Up and Running

March 19, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

If a wind farm breaks down during the COVID-19 global pandemic, who will be there to fix it? So far, much of the focus on the outbreak’s impact on the renewables industry has been on factory shutdowns and the challenges […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Pandemic affecting solar delivery schedules and ability to meet project deadlines

March 17, 2020

Via: Revolution Green

Solar accounted for 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in 2019, its highest share ever and more than any other source of electricity, with 13.3 gigawatts (GW) installed. Despite policy challenges and a second year of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Oil And Gas Companies See Opportunity In Offshore Wind Energy

March 16, 2020

Via: Forbes

Oil and gas markets are ensnared by oversupply and falling prices, not to mention a global pandemic. It illustrates the need to be more responsive to changes in the energy climate. And the good news is that the signs are […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Clean Power Crowds Out Dirty Coal As Costs Reach Tipping Point

March 16, 2020

Via: Forbes

The global economy needs power to enable it to function. For a century, the cheapest, most efficient way to do that was to burn fossil fuels to produce steam to turn a turbine. But not any more. The dominance of […]


News and Policies, State

New Jersey Finalizes Transitional Solar Incentives, Giving Industry Price Certainty

March 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New Jersey will offer a flat 15-year price for its Transition Renewable Energy Certificates, the program designed to carry the state from its successful legacy incentive program to its next, more moderate scheme. In an order issued on Monday, the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Volvo using renewables, automatic lighting to reduce impact of major production site

March 4, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Operations at a Volvo facility in Sweden are now running only on renewable energy, according to the firm. The Volvo Buses plant in the city of Boras — which has the capacity to produce around 10,000 bus chassis annually and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

UK Considers Support Measures to Fire Up Floating Offshore Wind Market

March 3, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The U.K. government has proposed a special carve-out for floating wind in its contracts for difference support system — potentially a big catalyst for a technology that major developers are beginning to take more seriously. Earlier this week the government […]


News and Policies, World

Energy Storage Set To Charge Into Central Role In Global Markets

February 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Energy storage is set to take an increasingly central role in the global economy, growing almost tenfold over the next decade and a half, new research suggests. The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind has become the ‘most-used’ source of renewable electricity generation in the US

February 27, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Last year saw wind generation in the U.S. overtake hydroelectric generation for the first time, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Released Wednesday, the figures from the EIA’s “Electric Power Monthly” report show that yearly wind […]