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 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.

marine energy wales

Marine energy generates £124m for Welsh economy

A total of £123.7 million ($154.8 million) has been invested into the Welsh economy as a result of marine technology to-date, and £27.5 million ($34.4 million) in the last year, according to a new report by industry association Marine Energy Wales.

Veolia submits planning application for waste-to-energy project in Hampshire

Veolia has submitted its planning application for an Advanced Energy Recovery Facility near Alton, which will save 65,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year.

LCM’s new lightweight wind turbine blade to disrupt offshore sector

Developed by Edinburgh based ACT Blade, the new technology involves replacing the heavier glass fibre design traditionally used for wind turbine blades with a lighter composite structure, wrapped in a sail-like textile.

Three key ways to accelerate the retirement of coal energy plants

A new report highlights the three key approaches to help global governments and utilities to ensure early retirement of coal energy generation.

Urgent need for acceleration in clean energy innovation says IEA

Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, net zero emissions targets will not be achievable.
Iberdrola

Iberdrola allocates more than €1.3bn in renewables for Spain’s Castilla y...

Iberdrola has announced plans to invest more than €1.3 billion in renewable energy projects in the Spanish region of Castilla y Leon.

Enel Green Power wins its first solar tender in India

Enel Green Power has won its first solar energy tender within the Indian energy market.
Offshore wind energy

Global offshore wind market to hit 23GW capacity by 2026

The global market for offshore wind energy market is expected to expand from $24 billion in value in 2019 to $75 billion by 2026.

MAN Energy completes hybrid power plant in Faroe Islands

MAN Energy Solutions has completed the expansion of the ‘Sund’ power plant near the Faroese capital Tórshavn, and successfully handed the plant over to local energy supplier, Elfelagið SEV.
Bangladesh solar

Solar mini-grids will be critical to universal electrification

Solar mini-grids could play a critical role in providing electricity to the 789 million people worldwide who currently do not have access.

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