Category Archives: Storage

Unleashing the Potential of Solar Storage

UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL OF SOLAR & STORAGEWhile solar covers around 5% of the European electricity demand today, its contribution could easily increase up to 15% by 2030, it would only take around 20 GW of newly installed PV capacity per … Continue reading

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A brighter future for the booming solar sector

Solar power firm Constant Energy is rapidly expanding in Thailand and throughout the region using a business-to-business model The solar business in Thailand is booming, as the government prepares to hit its Paris Climate Accords target of 30% renewable by … Continue reading

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Total forms joint venture for C&I solar deployment in Saudi Arabia

French oil major Total and industrial conglomerate Zahid Group have established a joint venture (JV) focused on distributed solar generation for Saudi Arabia’s commercial and industrial (C&I) sector.Called SAFEER – Saudi French for Energy Efficiency and Renewables, the business will … Continue reading

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Iberdrola plans three more Spanish solar projects totalling 450MW

Iberdrola is progressing with efforts to develop three solar farms in Spain’s Valencia region that will have a combined capacity of 450MW and require an investment of more than €235 million (US$284 million).The utility plans to build two plants (PSF … Continue reading

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At 300MW / 1,200MWh, the world’s largest battery storage system so far is up and running

The world’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) so far has gone into operation in Monterey County, California, US retail electricity and power generation company Vistra said yesterday. Phase 1 of Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility was connected to the … Continue reading

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Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

The solar industry’s appetite for Brazilian auctions appears to remain undimmed in the new decade, with nearly 30GW in PV bids coming forward for the next renewable tender.Figures released on Tuesday by energy regulator EPE show PV firms have put … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

ENERGY CONTEXT Thailand has explicitly set energy security as the top policy objective, followed by economic affordability and environmental sustainability, in the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) underpinned by five individual but interrelated energy plans covering natural gas, oil, energy … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Toolkit

FOREWORD After the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, we have observed great global political will and momentum in dealing with challenges of climate change. India is taking global leadership by working to reduce the risk and impact of climate … Continue reading

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Renewable energy auctions in Japan: Context, design and results

The deployment of renewable energy in Japan has been driven by plans to diversify the electricity mix, achieve environmental and socio-economic goals, and increase energy security. In addition, events at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima following the 2011 earthquake … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Reducing the use of fossil energy for heating and cooling remains one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. Heating and cooling needs – including those for space heating and cooling in buildings, domestic hot water, cooking, industrialprocess heat, … Continue reading

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