REM - Renewable Energy

8 February 2024

Demand will determine fate of voluntary carbon market – BNEF

7 February 2024

This year will be a “determining year” for the future of the carbon offsets market, with questions remaining on whether confidence in carbon credits can be restored following a challenging year for the market in 2023.

Shell commits to wave power, subsea energy storage demo off Scotland

7 February 2024

Oil supermajor Shell will join the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project, to power subsea equipment off the coast of the Orkney Islands off Scotland with wave power and subsea energy storage.

Earth has already passed 1.5 degrees warming, says study

7 February 2024

The Earth may have passed 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming and in fact could soon reach 2 degrees, say international researchers who studied 300-year-old sea sponges in the Caribbean.

UN estimates of carbon removal with climate plantations not feasible, says report

7 February 2024

UN estimates of the amount of carbon from the atmosphere with climate plantations are unrealistic, says a new report in the prestigious journal Science.

Iran developing new nuclear reactor in Isfahan

7 February 2024

Iran has begun building a fourth nuclear research reactor in the central city of Isfahan, days after it broke ground on a mega nuclear power plant (NPP) in the southern Hormozgan province.

Steel industry owners lambast Iranian government’s green power policy

7 February 2024

Iranian steelmakers are angry with a government policy that urges them to supply their own electricity from renewable sources by setting up dedicated power plants such as solar and wind farms.

Poland baulks at Brussels proposal to slash emissions by 90% by 2040

7 February 2024

The proposal by the European Commission for the EU to slash its carbon emissions by 90% by 2040 is an "opening of the debate, not a binding legal document," Poland's climate and environment ministry said.

Serbia plans new solar PV plant

7 February 2024

Serbia plans to launch a new project that involves constructing self-balanced solar power plants with storage batteries, boasting a 1-GW capacity.

Brazil surpasses 38GW in installed solar energy

7 February 2024

Brazil has achieved a milestone by surpassing 38GW of installed solar photovoltaic energy, comprising large plants and self-generation systems on various surfaces

Pertamina Geothermal Energy forges partnership with Turkish Kipas Holding for global expansion

6 February 2024

Pertamina Geothermal Energy, a subsidiary of Indonesia's state-owned energy company Pertamina, has entered into a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Kipas Holding, Turkey's third-largest geothermal supplier

PLN Indonesia advances Small Modular Reactor nuclear power plant project in West Kalimantan

5 February 2024

PT PLN Indonesia Power has signalled substantial progress in the Small Modular Reactor nuclear power plant project situated in West Kalimantan

Ukraine accelerates biomethane plant construction despite energy payment challenges

5 February 2024

Ukraine is forging ahead with plans to establish 12 biomethane plants within the next two years, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable energy initiatives amid the ongoing war.

Brazil’s Congress mulls regulation making wind, solar plants share profits with public bodies

5 February 2024

Bill 3.864/23 currently under consideration in the Chamber of Deputies outlines a provision for wind and solar power plants in Brazil to provide financial compensation to states.

Eve Energy partners with Invest Kedah to establish energy storage plant in Malaysia

2 February 2024

China-based Eve Energy has inked a memorandum of understanding with Invest Kedah, a state investment agency in Malaysia, to pave the way for the construction of an energy storage plant in the country

NTPC Green Energy signs MoU with Maharashtra government to advance green hydrogen initiatives

2 February 2024

NTPC Green Energy Limited has forged a strategic memorandum of understanding with the Maharashtra government, marking a significant step towards the development of green hydrogen projects in the state

China’s installed nuclear capacity up by 2.4%

2 February 2024

According to data released by the National Energy Administration on January 26th, China's cumulative installed power generation capacity reached approximately 2.92bn kilowatts by the end of December

Thailand's public sector backs net zero energy microgrids for sustainable electricity

2 February 2024

The Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency in the Ministry of Energy is championing the implementation of small-scale Net Zero Energy Microgrids across government buildings

Budget 2024: 10mn homes to get free solar electricity in green energy push

2 February 2024

In her announcement during the Interim Budget 2024-25, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled pivotal measures aimed at steering India towards a greener economy

Iran begins developing mega nuclear power plant in south

2 February 2024

Iran broke ground on a 5,000-MW nuclear power plant (NPP) in the southern Hormozgan Province, the biggest such facility ever planned to be built in the country.

Ditrolic Energy forges partnership with BlackRock's Climate Finance Partnership for solar ventures in Asia Pacific

2 February 2024

Ditrolic Energy Holdings Sdn has entered into a collaboration with BlackRock's Climate Finance Partnership to propel its expansion in building commercial, industrial, and utility-scale solar assets across emerging markets in the Asia Pacific.

PLN and TANESCO strengthen collaborative ventures in East Africa's geothermal power sector

2 February 2024

Indonesian electricity company PT PLN is extending its collaborative efforts in the development of geothermal power plants in East Africa,

Pertamina NRE and Huawei join forces for renewable energy advancements in Indonesia

1 February 2024

Pertamina New and Renewable Energy has initiated a partnership with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd to drive the development of renewable energy and smart grid technologies within Indonesia