Renewable Energy

Europe regains ground in renewable energy investment attractiveness...

The latest bi-annual EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) sees European countries regaining ground after falling down the ranking to emerging markets in May 2016.In the index top 10, France moved up one position to 7th as a result of the country's plan to tender for 3GW of new solar capacity over the next three years. Construction of a factory to produce ... - 13th Jul

Giant coal cranes to be decommissioned at Asns Power Station

The big, yellow coal cranes at Asnæs Power Station's port will be decommissioned and removed due to declining coal consumption and increasing energy production from renewable energy sources. Since 1984, the two large coal cranes have unloaded millions of tonnes of coal at Asnæs Power Station. Those days are over. The work on decommissioning the coal cranes will begin ... - 13th Jul

Renewable energy on the rise, IEA finds

Paris (UPI) Oct 25, 2016 The International Energy Agency said Tuesday it expected the share of renewable energy on the global grid to expand more than initially thought. "We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets led by renewables" IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said in a statement. In its latest market report, the IEA said it expected the share of renewable energy to increase 13 - 13th Jul

Researchers discover ways to expand temperature stability range of...

Charlottesville VA (SPX) Oct 26, 2016 Despite the potential for powering the world with energy from the sun - the most abundant source of renewable energy - only about 1 percent of the world's energy production currently comes through solar cell technology. That's because solar cells are expensive to produce and are susceptible to efficiency reductions over time. For this reason, scientists continue to seek new solar cell - 13th Jul

30,000 Solar Panels Installed Every Hour

30,000 solar panels will be installed every hour around the world over the next 5 years according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA has revised its forecasts out to 2021 after 500,000 solar panels were installed each day around the world last year. Wind power also grew at a rapid rate in 2015. In China alone, 48 wind turbines were installed every day. The latest edition of the organisation’s Medium-Term Renewable Market Report predicts - 13th Jul

Mostra Covegno Expocomfort Will Run from 13 to 16 March 2018 at...

Following the success of the 2016 edition of MCE – Mostra Covegno Expocomfort - the world’s leading exhibition dedicated to residential and industrial installations, air-conditioning and renewable energies, - the organisation is shifting up into top gear for MCE - 13th Jul

The Time is Now for Offshore Wind in the United States

There can be no question that across the globe, energy systems are transitioning from the old, dirty way of generating electricity to a new clean energy future that embraces carbon-free electricity powered by renewable energy. Add to that the fact that the wind that blows off U.S. coastal waters and in the great lakes could power the country more than two times over and you quickly come to the conclusion that the time is now to develop offshore wind in the U.S.Renewable Energy World - 13th Jul

German Renewable Power Surcharge Increases by 8 Percent

The amount reported as the cost of renewable electricity has nearly reached 7 cents per kWh, almost as much as the lowest retail rates in the U.S. Yet, the main price driver is reportedly “falling wholesale prices.” Sound weird? Maybe it’s time to change the surcharge’s name.Renewable Energy World - 13th Jul

Brexit and government to blame for latest fall in attractiveness of...

The UK has once again slipped down international rankings for attractive renewable energy markets after the new government’s decisions to close Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and approve Hinkley Point C “dealt a blow” to the country’s - 13th Jul

New calls for solar thermal RHI support as wait for final decision...

A letter signed by over 20 organisations has put pressure on energy and intellectual property minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe to retain solar thermal within the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), as the industry continues to wait for the government’s - 13th Jul