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Solar vs solar: In Australia rooftop PV is pushing down prices for large-scale PV

By James Thornhill, Bloomberg With its sunny skies and plenty of available land, it’s not hard to see why large-scale solar projects were drawn to Australia. Yet a rush of household installations has started to play havoc...

Northvolt plans Revolt, a new battery recycling plant

By Niclas Rolander, Bloomberg Northvolt AB, the Swedish challenger to China’s domination of the electric-car battery market, plans to build a large-scale recycling plant to recover supplies of precious metals needed for production. The aim is to...
Statoil has made a final investment decision to build the world's first floating wind farm: Hywind pilot park off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Spain’s Canary Islands explore floating offshore wind

By William Mathis, Bloomberg Struggling to end their reliance on expensive fossil fuels for power generation, Spain’s Canary Islands are set to become a test bed for the latest technology in wind energy. The islands situated more...
Shell hydrogen filling station located at 11570 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, California.

Will the Midwest take advantage of the emerging hydrogen economy?

California is a leader in the use of hydrogen fuel cells, but experts say they’re also well suited for the Midwest. by Sue Ter Maat, Energy News Network When Argonne National Laboratory engineer Theodore Krause spoke...
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Texas’ power market reaps the wind (and sun)

By Liam Denning, Bloomberg The Texas power market is a gamble. Generators seeking the occasional windfall from price spikes weigh the odds on temperature, wind-speed, the economy and, crucially, how much capacity their rivals are starting up...

Commercial and industrial customers to accelerate the energy transition in Africa

Commercial and industrial offtakers might become the main driver for the energy transition in Africa. This is in-line with the global trend that more and more commercial and industrial off-takers integrate renewable energy solutions...

Landsvirkjun announces plan to be carbon neutral by 2025

Iceland’s Landsvirkjun has announced an ambitious action plan to become carbon neutral by 2025. Landsvirkjun has focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing carbon sequestration for more than a decade, according to a press release. During...
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Changes in Vietnam’s model wind PPA could put investment in new projects at risk

While the country has a goal of installing 6 GW of wind power capacity by 2030, government guarantees that thermal energy project developers have enjoyed may not be available for wind power projects. Vietnam's revised National Power Development Master...
Holmen's Varsvik windfarm outside Hallstavik. Image credit: Jan Jansson, Teknomedia

Sweden’s newest wind farm to complement Holmen’s hydropower facilities

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Holmen as the wind turbine supplier for the 143-MW Blåbergsliden wind farm, Sweden. The project, which will use 26 of GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents...

US residential solar market soars in anticipation of tax credit stepdown

The U.S. residential solar market reached record highs in the third quarter of 2019 with 712 megawatts of solar installed, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the...