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Germany Expands Capacity In Wind, Solar Power Auctions

Germany Expands Capacity In Wind, Solar Power Auctions

Germany will expand the energy capacity tendered in renewable power project auctions to help decarbonise electricity, and will relieve the burden on consumers by reducing ...
Green Jobs Could Replace Those Lost Due to COVID-19 in Two Years Claims Report

Green Jobs Could Replace Those Lost Due to COVID-19 in Two Years Claims Report

Investment in green jobs could allow them to replace all those lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic in two years, according to research from Green ...
UK enshrines new target in law to slash emissions by 78% by 2035

UK enshrines new target in law to slash emissions by 78% by 2035

The UK government will set the world’s most ambitious climate change target into law to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels, ...
Study Finds That Wind Energy Output Increases When People Need Heat The Most

Study Finds That Wind Energy Output Increases When People Need Heat The Most

In response to the recent freeze-inspired power outages in Texas, some politicians blamed the historic blackouts on wind turbines. The dubious, and largely dismissed, claims ...
Why AI Is Key to Renewable Energy Grid Resilience

Why AI Is Key to Renewable Energy Grid Resilience

- The global transition to renewable energy will need artificial intelligence (AI) technology to manage decentralized grids. - AI can balance electricity supply and demand ...
PV Can Make The World Fossil-Free Faster Than Expected

PV Can Make The World Fossil-Free Faster Than Expected

A team of researchers led by Aarhus University and including experts from universities and knowledge institutions in the US, Europe, Japan and Australia has published ...
UNFCCC: Climate commitments ‘not on track’ to meet Pairs Agreement Goals

UNFCCC: Climate commitments ‘not on track’ to meet Pairs Agreement Goals

The UNFCCC has published the Initial NDC Synthesis Report, showing nations must redouble efforts and submit stronger, more ambitious national climate action plans in 2021 ...
BayWa r.e. signs first solar corporate PPA in Poland

BayWa r.e. signs first solar corporate PPA in Poland

BayWa r.e. and HeidelbergCement, one of the world’s leading vertically-integrated building construction materials companies, have signed a 10-year corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the ...
Fossil Fuel Pollution Caused 8.7 Million Deaths In 2018

Fossil Fuel Pollution Caused 8.7 Million Deaths In 2018

While much of the criticism surrounding the burning of fossil fuels focuses on the long term impacts to the health of the planet, it can ...
Spacewalking Astronauts Prepare International Space Station For New Solar Arrays

Spacewalking Astronauts Prepare International Space Station For New Solar Arrays

Two spacewalking astronauts began preparing the International Space Station (ISS) for new solar arrays on Sunday (Feb. 28), battling tough bolts to kick off a ...
More Than 800 MW Of Floating PV Under Development In Greece

More Than 800 MW Of Floating PV Under Development In Greece

Greek construction company and energy provider GEK Terna Holding Real Estate Construction has announced a plan to build three floating PV power plants with a ...
Next 3 Years Will Be Huge For Wind And Solar In Australia

Next 3 Years Will Be Huge For Wind And Solar In Australia

The next three years will be huge for utility renewables in Australia. Given the timeframes for financing, constructing and commissioning new plants, we expect all ...
Denmark To Trial Green Hydrogen Production Using Offshore Wind Turbines

Denmark To Trial Green Hydrogen Production Using Offshore Wind Turbines

Danish energy firm Orsted is pushing ahead with plans to develop a demonstration project which will harness offshore wind energy to produce “green” hydrogen. In ...
UN Urges Nations to Scale Up Climate Change Adaptation

UN Urges Nations to Scale Up Climate Change Adaptation

Governments across the world must significantly scale up climate adaptation measures to avoid major economic damage from global warming, according to the fifth edition of ...
Deutsche Bahn Gets Subsidy-Free Wind Power From Statkraft

Deutsche Bahn Gets Subsidy-Free Wind Power From Statkraft

The green electricity comes from a portfolio of wind turbines with which Statkraft has concluded a power purchase agreement for the period after the expiry ...