Category Archives: Energy Storage

Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon

INTRODUCTION Country Background GeographyThe Lebanese Republic is a sovereign state located in Western Asia adjoining the eastern edge of the Mediterranean region from the south along a 79 km border. It has a total territory of 10 452 km2, with … Continue reading

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Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

ENERGY SECTOR LANDSCAPE The East African Rift countries and the Comoros Islands are endowed with several sources of energy for which distribution and potential vary significantly from country to country. A government’s decision to render support to a given energy … Continue reading

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INNOVATION OUTLOOK THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE

Thermal energy storage has the potential to be an important enabler of increased renewables penetration in energy systems.Solar and wind generation is variable across daily and seasonal timescales. Energy system operators can match supply and demand of energy through forms … Continue reading

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FINANCING THE WORLD’S SOLAR FUTURE THE NEED FOR A SOLAR FINANCE CORPORATION

INTRODUCTION Global investments in renewable energy are increasing at an exponential rate. At the start of the century, between 2000 and 2009, this sector drew total investments of US$ 2.6 trillion.1It continued to grow in the subsequent years and peaked … Continue reading

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AGRI-PV: HOW SOLAR ENABLES THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION IN RURAL AREAS

Executive summaryReaching the ambitious objectives of the European Green Deal will require a profound shift in the EU’s agricultural and energy sectors. Agricultural photovoltaics (“Agri-PV”) offers an innovative, efficient, and cost-effective solution to simultaneously promote sustainable agriculture and the clean … Continue reading

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REPORT ON OPTIMAL GENERATION CAPACITY MIX FOR 2029-30

Executive Summary The world today is witnessing several kinds of technological disruptions in different sectors. One of the likely disruption in power sector can be replacement of thermal based generation with Renewable energy generation complimented with energy storage technology. This … Continue reading

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MERC Allows Consumers To Source Electricity Through 100% RE Power

Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D) had filed the case seeking approval for levying “Green Power Tariff” to supply Renewable Energy to consumers opting for 100% green energy for meeting their entire demand. Tata Power’s main prayers were: a) Approve … Continue reading

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Capturing the Renewable Energy Shift

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables.Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of growth, … Continue reading

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Records tumble as ‘historic’ 2020 US solar deployment tees up decade of growth

The US solar sector smashed multiple records in 2020 as the industry recorded an “historic” fourth quarter, teeing up a forthcoming decade where installations are expected to more than quadruple.Those figures, included within the new edition of the US Solar … Continue reading

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Should big utilities pay for their bad choices?

An advocacy group in Boulder, Colo. has made the case for why utilities, not customers, should be responsible for the cost of retiring fossil fuel assets.For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Leslie … Continue reading

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