Industry Insights

All industry insights concerning the latest news, project announcements, reports, policy and legislation relating to electricity generation across global power and energy sectors, focusing on renewable energy news, fossil fuel, natural gas, hydrogen, clean energy, nuclear power and energy storage. This news will include digitalisation projects and smart grid developments in the power generation space.

Enel Foundation alumnus, university team designs open-source ventilators

A team at South Africa's University of Johannesburg, including the Enel Foundation's 2019 Open Africa Project alumnus Dr Samuel Masebino, have taken an innovative approach to the provision of ventilators in the midst the pandemic.
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98 Sparks: How to bounce back after COVID-19 chaos

Gijs de Bruijn, co-founder of start-up portfolio investment company 98 sparks, spoke to Enlit Europe director Paddy Young and Initiate Global Director Sietske Jacobs.
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GEODE highlights the energy sector’s response to COVID-19

Enlit-Europe talks to Carmen Gimeno de la Fuente, secretary-general at GEODE, the association of European gas and electricity independent distribution companies, about the energy...
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Using asset data to secure the best price for wind projects...

To make the most of the subsequent increase in investment and acquisition activity around renewables, the industry will have to adapt to new asset management strategies

COVID-19: How to avoid supply chain bottlenecks in the wind turbine...

With operational wind turbines now a critical part of the global energy infrastructure, establishing an immediate approach to reduce the escalating supply chain bottlenecks caused by COVID-19 is imperative.
microgrids

Energy Storage: The key to energy access in East Africa

Pumped hydro dams are prominently used as energy storage in East Africa, but that is changing with the increase in renewable energy and battery energy storage systems.
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Davos 2020 – Focus on climate crisis at Swiss summit

Thomas Leurent, the CEO of the energy-tech firm Akselos, provides feedback on the climate change debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

GE’s wind turbine factory uses 3-D printing tech to produce N95...

Caroline Shaw knew the pandemic would alter many parts of her job as a sourcing manager at GE Renewable Energy’s wind turbine factory in Pensacola, Florida.
Energy infrastructure in Africa

Energy infrastructure in Africa: Beyond cables

Despite both the overwhelming need and the ample means available, the delivery of energy infrastructure in Africa is not happening as quickly as governments and the ultimate beneficiaries might like.
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Mining sector using gravity to revolutionize energy storage

Scottish energy storage specialist Gravitricity is in the process of identifying suitable mine shafts for their first Africa-based gravity energy storage project.

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