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California Sets $200M Budget for ‘Complex, Multi-Property Microgrid’ Projects

Utility funding for community resilience against fire-prevention outages doesn’t go far enough, microgrid groups argue. California regulators have approved a microgrid plan directing $200 million to help communities build networks that can supply power through the state’s extended wildfire-prevention blackouts, a task expected to take years to move from planning to completing its first projects. […]

Mexico Senate passes energy bill favoring state, fossil fuel

EEX bourse exploring options for hydrogen contract trading

The European Commission and national governments including Germany want to rapidly scale up production factories for “green” hydrogen FRANKFURT: The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is exploring the development of hydrogen contracts to tap into the nascent economy for the zero-carbon fuel, a note from the bourse’s governing council said on Friday. The European Commission and […]

Brazil’s first major green hydrogen project on the cards

7 Things to Know About Renewable Natural Gas

The production and use of renewable natural gas made from organic waste is growing rapidly in the United States. In the last five years, the number of production facilities has grown approximately threefold, with about 115 facilities now making the fuel — which is interchangeable with fossil natural gas — out of landfill waste, animal manure, wastewater, […]

CERAWEEK-U.S. climate czar urges oil industry to hasten transition to renewables

Bangladesh Eyes Shift to Liquefied Natural Gas over Coal-Based Power Plants

Kolkata, India — Bangladesh is planning to shift from coal-based power plants to those operating on liquefied natural gas due to the high cost of new power plants and the country’s peculiar topographic characteristics. As power demand in the country soars, authorities plan to review their construction options to reduce dependence on coal. The country […]

Daqo New Energy Announces Three-Year High-Purity Polysilicon Supply Agreement with Zhonghuan Semiconductor

Can the US Catch Up in the Green Hydrogen Economy?

A new report highlights the massive potential to decarbonize transport, industry and power grids — and the massive investments needed to get there. The U.S. needs a massive green hydrogen industry to decarbonize its electricity, transportation and industrial sectors, and major investments and policy changes today to enable it to grow to its full potential […]

STT GDC India to promote sustainable development and low-carbon business practices by increasing use of renewable energy

Asia Pacific renewables could attract US$1tn of investments this decade – WoodMac

  Solar and wind power represent a US$1 trillion investment opportunity in Asia Pacific this decade, equivalent to two-thirds of the region’s total power generation sector, as countries move away from fossil fuel generation in favour of greener alternatives. That is according to a new Wood Mackenzie report, which reveals the share of wind and […]

Daqo New Energy Announces Three-Year High-Purity Polysilicon Supply Agreement with Zhonghuan Semiconductor

Utility Global Comes Out With Bold Claims for Cheaper, Cleaner ‘Blue’ Hydrogen

Like the green variety, blue hydrogen is expensive to produce compared to traditional processes. A Utah startup claims a breakthrough. Utility Global, a Utah-based startup focused on solid oxide electrolyzer technology, claims to have received investment offers from oil majors after coming up with what it calls a hydrogen breakthrough. The innovation is a new […]

Greece’s IPTO, Sunlight to join hands in 20-MW energy storage pilot – report

WoodMac: Biden Loss Would End Hopes of US Decarbonization by 2050

The stakes are every bit as high as the energy industry and climate change activists say they are. The upcoming U.S. presidential election will dictate the pace of decarbonization in the world’s largest economy for decades, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s $2 trillion climate plan, including a pledge to […]

Mexico Senate passes energy bill favoring state, fossil fuel

Gautam Adani sees COVID-19 as opportunity for faster transition to clean energy

“While the immediate economic impact may slow us down, we are presented with an opportunity to pause, rethink, and design a new and faster transition to a low-carbon future,” he said New Delhi: Billionaire Gautam Adani on Thursday said COVID-19 had an immediate economic impact but the pandemic presents an opportunity to design a new […]

Kerala turns homes into ‘mini-solar power stations’