Energy Storage

RES Offloads 80 MW Storage to Gore Street

Construction-ready energy storage project in Milton Keynes in England is slated to go live by Q1 2023 RES has completed the sale of an 80MW energy storage project in the UK to Gore Street. The construction-ready energy storage project is located in Milton Keynes, England and has an expected total capital expenditure of £30m spread […]

Research

‘Whitest’ and Coolest White Paint That Can Significantly Cut Electricity Bills Discovered by Nanoscientists

This new white paint uses radiative cooling, which uses materials that themselves reflect most of the solar heat and whatever heat they receive, they emit it at a high rate. Nanoscientists have discovered ultra-white paint that will keep buildings and roofs cooler and significantly reduce the energy needs for air-conditioning. As a result, the paint […]

Asia - Pacific

Japan’s Mitsui, Local Partner Plan 115-MW Philippine Solar Project

Japanese trader Mitsui & Co (TYO:8031) and independent power producer Global Business Power Corp will jointly develop a 115-MW solar project in the Philippines. The JPY-7-billion (USD 64m/EUR 53m) solar project is Mitsui’s first in Southeast Asia and the Japanese trading house will cover 40% of the total cost, says a report by Nikkei Asia. […]

Europe & UK

Spanish Parliament Approves Clean Energy Bill

As part of Spain’s efforts to meet its carbon emissions target, the legislation outlaws the sale of vehicles that emit carbon dioxide by 2040, and their circulation by 2050 Madrid: Spain’s parliament approved Thursday a clean energy bill aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 in line with EU targets, while also banning the sale […]

Americas

Copper Prices Fell Amid Higher-Than-Expected Inflation Rate In US

Copper yesterday settled down by -1.4% at 779.6 as the higher-than-expected inflation rate in the United States sparked fears of monetary tightening, potentially restricting liquidity into commodities. Workers’ strike threats at BHP Group’s Escondida and Spence copper mines loomed after contract negotiations stalled, putting further pressure on an already tight copper concentrate market. Prices have […]

MEA

Huawei to Build Largest Solar-Powered Data Centre in the Middle East

Moro Hub, a digital unit of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has signed an agreement with Huawei to build the largest solar-powered data centre in the Middle East and Africa. Located at the 3,000MW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the new carbon-neutral Tier 3 data centre will use 100% renewable energy and […]

PV Manufacturing

Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Polysilicon Prices Expected to Rise to New Heights in 3rd Quarter as Upstream Inflation Persists in Wafers and Cells

Polysilicon quotations had elevated drastically this week, with no stoppages seen just yet. Most polysilicon businesses have signed for the long-term orders of this month after the Labor Day holiday, with the average concluded price of mono polysilicon sitting at roughly RMB 155/kg, though the continuously rising concluded prices for partial sporadic orders have actuated […]

Business & Finance

Activate Renewables Launches with a $500 Million Capital Commitment to Acquire Renewable Energy Real Estate

DALLAS : Accelerate Real Asset Management announced today it has launched a new joint venture to invest in renewable energy infrastructure. Activate Renewables will acquire real estate and royalty interests associated with utility-scale solar, wind and energy storage facilities located across the United States. “We are excited to expand our successful investing blueprint into powering […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

Report: 30 Times More Jobs From Rooftop Solar

In late 2020, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission asked the state’s electric and gas utilities to discuss what infrastructure projects they had in queue that could be accelerated to support the COVID-battered economy. Tucked into a proposal from Xcel Energy, the state’s largest electric company, was a comparison of two proposed solar projects: one, a […]

Solar Balance of Systems

Press release: Hartek Power’s solar EPC portfolio surpasses 500 MW

Chandigarh-based Hartek Power Pvt Ltd, one of India’s fastest growing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies, has successfully connected 270-MW solar projects spread across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka to the grid. With the commissioning of these projects, the power systems EPC portfolio of Hartek Power has surpassed 500 MW in solar power projects. Cashing in […]

Solar Inverters

Ingeteam’s New Power Station for Solar Plants Equipped with String Inverters

Ingeteam’s new product, the INGECON SUN String Station, which can achieve a medium voltage power output of up to 6.4 MW, is supplied as a turnkey solution with all its devices mounted on the same Skid or metal platform. The first units have already been installed in various solar plants in Spain. The new power […]

Renewable Energy

Global Electricity Review 2021

This report showcases a global dataset for electricity generation & demand across 217 countries from 2000 to 2020. Data for 2020 covers 90% of the world’s electricity production. For more information please see below link:

Electric Vehicles

Climate Harm Puts Brakes on Buying Teslas with Bitcoin

Mining bitcoin has become a computing power battle, with machines devouring electricity while racing to sequence digital blocks in a chain. San Francisco: Tesla hit the brakes Wednesday on letting people pay for electric cars with bitcoin, saying the computing-intense mining process of creating new cryptocurrency spews climate-harming emissions. “We are concerned about rapidly increasing […]