Solar

The Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, Dr Fatih Birol, has urged governments to not lose sight of climate change challenges as they tackle the impact of the coronavirus. He says that while the spread of COVID-19 “is turning into an unprecedented international crisis, with serious repercussions for people’s health and economic activity… the...
Hydrogen

A Japanese consortium has launched the Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R), a renewable energy-powered 10-MW class hydrogen production unit, the largest class in the world. FH2R has been under construction since 2018 and is based in Namie town, Fukushima Prefecture. The consortium consists of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Toshiba...
Wind Power

‘International Women’s Day reminds us to celebrate the women who have already made history, but it also encourages women to continue making history,’ says Sarah Lancaster of Rotos 360. International Women’s Day took place on Sunday 8 March and its impact will continue to be felt throughout the year. Designed to celebrate the social, economic,...
News

On Monday via Instagram, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he is launching the “Bezos Earth Fund,” to offer grant money to scientists, activists, NGOs and others who are making an “effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” he wrote in the post. An email from his public...
Vehicle to grid

Dominion Energy today announced an expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The goal covers carbon dioxide and methane emissions, the dominant greenhouse gases, from our electricity generation and gas infrastructure operations. The company had previously committed to cut methane emissions from its natural gas...
Event Coverage

Give us your gas-fired turbine stories, your utility-scale wind and solar developments, your power plant case studies. We are now at liberty to reveal that POWERGEN International has opened its call for abstracts. Click here to find out more and to submit a potential session for the nation’s biggest annual power generation conference happening December 8-10 in...
Solar

As the global outcry for climate change action continues, now is the perfect time to attract emerging talent into a career in renewables. With unprecedented interest in alternative energy sources, firms in the industry are best placed to leverage this hype and call on the wider public to help build the talent pools needed to...
Baseload

In most places, renewable energy provides the least expensive form of new generation measured according “Levelized Cost of Electricity” (LCoE). LCoE measures the cost per unit of electrical energy produced ($/MWh). In Portugal, a power auction in July yielded €14.70/MWh. In the recent UK contracts-for-difference auction, one winning offshore wind power bid was for £39.65/MWh....