Renewables

News and related information about the increased use of renewables and renewable energy sources. This will include details of the energy transition or green transition, green economy and the inclusion solar PV, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides (tidal) and hot hydrogen fusion into the energy mix. This section will cover policy and regulation around renewables such as the Green Deal, investment news and new technology such as floating solar farms and hybrid renewable solutions. Renewable assets, data analysis of these assets and investment opportunities in the sector will be highlighted.

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IRENA and FAO to accelerate renewables uptake in food and agric...

IRENA and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations partner to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy technologies.

Unforeseen circumstances to blame for Texas electricity fiasco

Bill Magness outlined the events that took place between February 14 and 18 that led to the humanitarian crisis that many Texas residents are still in the midst of now.

Shell acquires Next Kraftwerke to strengthen position in renewables trading

Subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, Shell will acquire 100% of Next Kraftwerke’s shares.
Masdar signs strategic agreement with Samruk-Kazyna

Masdar to explore renewables opportunities in Kazakhstan

Masdar and Samruk-Kazyna have signed a strategic agreement to explore renewable energy opportunities in Kazakhstan and support the country’s clean-energy objectives.
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Global offshore wind industry records second-best year ever in 2020

The global offshore wind industry had its second-best year ever in 2020 installing over 6 GW of new capacity, according to a new GWEC report.

GE: Pathways to faster decarbonisation with gas and renewables

A recent virtual media roundtable organised by GE Gas Power focused on ‘Pathways to Faster Decarbonisation with Gas and Renewables’.

RP Global to develop 1GW renewables project pipeline in Poland

Renewable energy developer RP Global announced that it is investing in the development of PV and wind power projects across Poland.
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Eco Wave bags innovation award at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Eco Wave Power has won the public voting for the Global Innovation Award, in the “Life Under Water” category at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
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Corpower receives funding boost to commercialise wave energy tech

Corpower has received €9 million in investment to scale-up its commercial demonstration of wave energy technology.
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Enel completes 133MW expansion of South America’s largest solar PV facility

Enel Green Power Brasil Participações has expanded its 475MW São Gonçalo solar PV plant with an additional 133MW of capacity.

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