United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference Deferred to 2021 Over COVID-19 Concerns

"In light of the ongoing, worldwide effects of COVID-19, holding an ambitious, inclusive COP26 in November 2020 is no longer possible," the government said in a statement, adding that dates for a rescheduled conference in 2021 would be announced later

Business | 02/04/2020 | By Moulin

Variable Renewable Energy Technologies to Back 60 Percent in Power Generation by 2050: IRENA

However, the system value of storage is often poorly accounted for in electricity markets, resulting in the sub-optimal deployment of electricity storage. Based on a recent analysis by IRENA, the share of renewables in global power generation is expected to grow from 25 percent today to 86 percent in 2050

Business | 02/04/2020 | By Moulin

GCL System Integration Plans World’s Largest PV Module Factory Worth 60 GW in China

The project will be developed in four phases, with the first 15 GW stage to be launched this year, the company said. It will build the other phases by the end of 2023, depending on sales and production capacity

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 30/03/2020 | By Moulin

Coronavirus Pandemic Will Drive Responsible (ESG) Investing ‘Skywards’: deVere Group

The prediction from the boss of deVere Group, which has more than $12bn under advisement, comes as Bloomberg analysis reveals that the average Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) fund fell by half the decrease registered by the S&P 500 Index over the same period during the Covid-19 crisis

Business | 27/03/2020 | By Moulin

India’s Renewable Energy Generation Capacity Has Developed 72 Percent in 6 Years: Power Min

He also further that the foreign direct investments of $6.1 billion sailed into the Indian clean energy sector comprising solar, wind, biomass, large hydro and nuclear in the five-year period 2014-19

Policies & Regulations | 25/03/2020 | By Moulin

Celanese Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner of Year Sustained Excellence Award for 5th Consecutive Year

Celanese’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at a ceremony in Washington, D.C

Business | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

S2A’s #GreenLuxHome Will Feature the World’s Only Patented Graphene Solar Panel from FreeVolt

The #GreenLuxHome – is the only modular residential/commercial building entity with the right to feature patented PV Graf™ technology from FreeVolt, a disruptive European solar company that has developed the world’s first and only graphene solar panel

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

Starwood Energy, OGCI Climate Investments and Elysian Ventures Unveils Carbon Capture Project

The project will seek to use Section 45Q tax credits for the deployment of carbon capture projects once final regulations are implemented, including potential upcoming legislative enhancements. The project will be non-recourse financed, with the construction of the facility expected to commence in early 2021

Business | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

General Motors, Honda Set to Mutually Develop Two New Electric Vehicles

The new vehicles will use GM batteries and be assembled in GM plants in North America, the companies said. Honda plans to begin vending the vehicles in the United States and Canada in 2024

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

Global Energy Storage Market to Mature 5-Fold to $100 Billion by 2025: WoodMac Report

The research agency said that the global energy storage market contracted for the first time last year, falling from 6.2 GWh in 2018 to 5.3 GWh in 2019 and was primarily due to market declines in South Korea, China, the UK and Canada

Energy Storage | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

Global Renewable Energy Capacity Developed 7.4 percent in 2019, Solar Leads: IRENA

Solar and wind energy sustained to lead the renewable capacity expansion, mutually accounting for 90 percent of all net renewable additions in 2019.

Business | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

Growatt Secures Top Position in India’s Installed Rooftop Solar Capacity Addition worth 2.2 GW

For the rooftop sector, Growatt took 18% of the market share, ranking first among India’s inverter suppliers according to the report. Earlier last year, Growatt was among the TOP 3 suppliers of string inverter in India according to Mercom’s India Solar Market Leaderboard. It was also the NO.1 solar rooftop inverter supplier in India solar rooftop map

Energy Storage | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

COVID-19 Threatens China’s Battery Sector Supremacy: GlobalData

The supply constraint will also have an impact on the global EV markets along with energy storage projects, causing project delays or a rise in battery prices. This situation is different from the conventional narrative about grid storage projects and EVs reaping benefits from a steady decrease in battery price

Energy Storage | 03/04/2020 | By Moulin

Powercell Signs €6.9 Million Contract with Prominent European Shipyard for Fuel Cell System

The system will be developed and delivered over three years; the total value of the contract for the period amounts to SEK 77 million (€6.9 million)

Renewable energy / Hydrogen / Fuel Cells | 02/04/2020 | By Moulin

US-DOE Announces Funding worth $22 Million for Initial R&D in Marine Energy

The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, Marine Energy Foundational Research and Testing Infrastructure, presents an opportunity to continue building marine energy research capabilities at U.S. non-federal research institutions and leverage their expertise to help the developing marine energy industry tackle complex problems

Business | 02/04/2020 | By Moulin

 
 
 
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