Energy Storage

Advanced compressed air energy storage project gets funding help from Canadian government

The Canadian federal government is financially supporting the development of a large-scale advanced compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) project capable of providing up to 12 hours of energy storage. A-CAES solutions provider Hydrostor told Energy-Storage.news yesterday that a planned 300-500MW system is being supported with the funds through the government’s natural resources department and Sustainable […]

Research

Global Energy Review 2021

As the world enters a second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Global Energy Review assesses the direction energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions are taking in 2021. The latest statistical data and real-time analysis confirm our initial estimates for 2020 energy demand and CO2 emissions while providing insights into how economic activity and […]

Asia - Pacific

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

Thailand is close to completing one of the world’s biggest floating hydro-solar hybrid projects on the surface of a dam, a step toward boosting renewable energy production after years of criticism for reliance on fossil fuels. About 144,417 solar panels are being installed on a reservoir in the northeast province of Ubon Ratchathani, where workers […]

Europe & UK

German, African and international political, business, development and finance share green investment best practice and solutions for sustainable development in Africa

Berlin hosts EU-Africa Green Talk to share development solutions Dialogue between European Investment Bank, Portuguese Embassy in Berlin, financial community and development stakeholders confirms importance of green investment Ministers of State for Foreign Affairs from Germany and Portugal and EIB Vice President Thomas Östros today joined more than 80 business leaders, diplomats from Africa and […]

Americas

Global wind industry could install almost 1 TW of new capacity by 2030, report says

China’s target of having 1,200 GW of wind and solar by 2030 could result in 408 GW of new wind capacity from 2021 to 2030, almost half of the global total, the report said. LONDON: The global wind industry could install nearly 1 terawatt (TW) of new capacity between now and 2030, with much of […]

MEA

East Jordan Middle School Students Raise $70,000 for Solar Array

Despite being in a low population area, East Jordan Middle Schoolers have raised $70,000 for a new solar array. The effort was made by the school’s Shoe Club, which was started in 2008 to inspire students to dream big. Students reached out to multiple organizations to look for funding for this 30 kilowatt solar array […]

PV Manufacturing

Photovoltaic Industry Price Trend: Polysilicon and Wafer Prices Rise Marginally while Cell Cost and Inventory Elevate Amidst Continuous Bargaining

Polysilicon quotations continued to rise this week, with low price resources gradually diminished. With most mainstream polysilicon businesses signing the long-term orders for April earlier this month, there was no mass amount of spots available for transactions this week, and mainstream market quotations had been slightly upward adjusted, followed by a gradually diminishing level of […]

Business & Finance

Solar installer Kuubix secures up to $104M for continued aggressive U.S. expansion

Company looking to extend track record as fastest-growing solar installer in the U.S. VISALIA, Calif : Today, Kuubix announced an agreement with Solegreen LTD (TASE: SLGN) an Israeli solar developer. Under the terms of the agreement Solegreen is expected to invest up to $104 million in the company over the next two years in the […]

Solar Inverters

Ingeteam exceeds 2 GW of solar power supplied to Australia

Ingeteam has passed the 2 GW (2,000 MW) mark for solar power supplied as PV inverters for the Australian market. This figure was achieved thanks to the 753 MW awarded to the company in 2020 in eight photovoltaic projects in which itsInverter Stations have been or are being installed, as well asother Ingeteam products and […]

Renewable Energy

NextEra Inks $733 Million Wind Purchase in Latest Green Deal

NextEra Energy Inc. agreed to acquire four wind farms from Brookfield Renewable Partners LP for $733 million in the energy giant’s biggest purchase since 2019. The wind turbines have combined output of almost 400 megawatts and have long-term sales contracts for their power, NextEra said in a statement on Monday. Three are in California and […]