REM - Renewable Energy
Siemens Energy this weekend unveiled a €4.05bn ($4.28bn) cash bid for minority holdings in its struggling wind turbine unit Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE).
The United States installed 6.6 GW of new clean power with 90 projects coming online in the first quarter of 2022, says a new market report from the American Clean Power Association.
Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras and the Norwegian oil and offshore wind major Equinor are exploring the environmental feasibility of a 4-GW wind project off the coast of south-east Brazil.
Wind turbine suppliers supplied a new record amount of volume in 2021, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual Supply Side Data report.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) proposes to build an artificial island dedicated to the large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind off Denmark in the North Sea. It is to be built by 2030, and will be wind-powered.
Four EU countries bordering the North Sea have signed an agreement with goals of installing at least 65 GW offshore wind power by 2030, and 150 GW by 2050. The countries are Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark and Belgium.
The United States installed 6.6 GW of new clean power with 90 projects coming online in the first quarter of 2022, says a new market report from the American Clean Power Association
Solar Sister Inc has merged with LivelyHoods Kenya to bring clean affordable reliable energy to millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mercy Corps, Energy Peace Partners to promote renewable energy in refugee communities, starting in Ethiopia
Mercy Corps has launched partnership with Energy Peace Partners (EPP) to advance clean sustainable affordable energy services in humanitarian settings making Ethiopia the first beneficiary.
EirGrid, the Irish state-owned transmission operator, has announced provisional contracts for more than 1.9 GW of wind and solar. The contracts were awarded in Ireland’s second Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS 2) auction.
The Rwandan government has started the construction of a brand new power plant, expected to boost the country’s electrical capacity by 43.5 MW by the end of 2024, it was announced.
If successful, DEM's project to exploit the geothermal energy potential of a dry, unproductive well could be replicated around the world.
Super-major BP has formed a joint venture with industrial gas supplier Linde this week to develop a carbon capture and storage facility in Texas.
Ending new oil, gas and coal developments is not enough to reach net zero by 2050, according to new research. Instead, already built fossil fuel projects must be decommissioned early if climate change is to be limited to 1.5°C.
InfraCo Africa has signed agreement committing to provide $15mn to Bboxx to expand access to clean reliable electrical energy to underserved communities in Africa.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a five-point plan “to jump-start the renewable energy transition,” ahead of the COP27 summit in Egypt in November.
Human activity has caused irrevocable damage to the climate, causing hundreds of billions of dollars of economic damage and threatening water and food supplies to millions of people.
The G7 is to increase its support to developing economies such as Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Senegal that are working towards ending their reliance on coal.