REM - Renewable Energy

8 September 2022

First Solar to invest up to $1.2bn in production of US-made solar modules

7 September 2022

First Solar will invest up to $1.2bn in scaling production of American-made photovoltaic (PV) solar modules by 4.4 GW.

UK: Equinor applies for Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farm extensions

7 September 2022

Equinor has applied to the UK Planning Inspectorate for permission to build extensions to both the Sheringham Shoal and the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, both of which are off the north Norfolk coast.

New UK Prime Minister Truss urged to accelerate renewables

7 September 2022

RenewableUK, the trade group, is urging the UK’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss to speed up the roll-out of new renewable energy projects to help billpayers and boost the nation’s energy security.

US shipments of solar PV modules reached a record peak in 2021: EIA

7 September 2022

US shipments of solar photovoltaics modules rose to a record electricity-generating capacity of 28.8mn peak kW in 2021, up from 21.8mn peak kW in 2020, says a new EIA report.

Swiss wind potential is 29.5 TWh: new study

7 September 2022

In Switzerland, 29.5 TWh of electricity could be produced from wind energy per year, 19 TWh of which would be in the frigid winter months.

Kazakh copper kings ride the drive for net zero

7 September 2022

Electric vehicle revolution has transformed the copper business. Surplus of metal likely to swing to deficit in coming years.

Global PV build in 2022 will be 251 GW: BNEF

4 September 2022

BloombergNEF’s estimate of global solar photovoltaics (PV) build in 2022 is 251 GW, 38% up from 2021, says the strategic research provider. In 2022, compared with 2021, the growth in global polysilicon production will be up 53%.

BOOK REVIEW: Climate change on the Arctic treeline

2 September 2022

'The Treeline: The last forest and the future of life on earth' explores the northern movement of forests toward the North Pole as the world warms up and what this means for life on earth.