Category Archives: Government

Photovoltaic made in China

PV relies entirely on China, unlike wind power and concentrated solar power, and there is a risk of substituting China-made PV for reliance on natural gas and oil from Russia. The world scored a new record in 2021, producing 132.8 … Continue reading

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Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

On Wednesday, the Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opened the first battery storage facility to be operated by the Naturgy power company anywhere in the world. During her visit, the minister was told about the cutting-edge … Continue reading

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China now has 30 Concentrated Solar Power Projects with Thermal Energy Storage Underway

The development of Concentrated Solar Power is entering into a fast track in 2022 here in China.  Within the Multi-Energy RE complexes combining with PV and/or Wind, CSP is playing a role as stabilizer and regulator, easing the power fluctuation and … Continue reading

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“Overriding public interest” is essential to the expansion of wind energy

The EU wants a massive expansion in renewable energy. It wants wind energy to grow from 190 GW today to 510 GW by 2030. But Europe is not building enough wind farms to reach this target. We should be building … Continue reading

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ACP Applauds Biden Announcement to Diversify and Stabilize the U.S. Battery Supply Chain

Today, the Biden Administration announced that the Department of Energy is awarding $2.8 billion in grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 20 manufacturing and processing companies for projects across 12 states, along with the American Battery Materials Initiative, a new … Continue reading

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Half of the energy storage capacity that Enel Green Power is building is located in Italy

Half of the energy storage capacity that Enel Green Power is building is located in Italy, and it’s about to reach 2 GW. Our goal is to reach 9 GW worldwide by 2030. Batteries – and storage systems in general … Continue reading

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Low wind turbine orders call for step change in Europe’s energy security strategy

Wind turbine orders in Q3 2022 fell by 36% compared with Q3 2021. Europe urgently needs to solve permitting and strengthen its wind energy supply chain. Inflationary cost pressures, slow permitting and uncertainty around the EU’s emergency electricity market interventions … Continue reading

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IRENA Rolls Out Indonesian Energy Transition Roadmap

As climate concerns mount, and the world looks to gather in Egypt at COP27 in early November to deliver a collective response to the crisis, a new report outlines a comprehensive energy roadmap for accelerating renewable energy and energy transition … Continue reading

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Offshore wind energy can create half a million jobs in Ceará

The forecast would be based on Sedet’s calculations that every 1 gigawatt of installed power offshore would generate around 9,000 jobs. However, the potential to be explored on the coast of Ceará is 48 GW, considering all the planned projects, … Continue reading

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Nine new countries sign up for Global Offshore Wind Alliance at COP27 in Sharm-El-Sheikh

Global alliance will play major role in transforming targets into action, closing the renewable energy implementation gap while tackling economic, energy security and climate challenges. COP27 has seen nine new countries including Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, … Continue reading

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