South Korea plans to start a shift away from thermal and nuclear power generation towards a larger proportion of renewable energy, aiming to reach 40 per cent share by renewable energy by 2034, up from the current 15 per cent.
Despite a projected decline in total US electricity generation cause by the Covid-19 pandemic, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that renewable energy sources will produce significantly more electricity in 2020.
The US utility Dominion Energy is planning a major shift towards renewable energy and batteries as it looks to comply with Virginia’s new clean energy law.
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has reported that the credit appeal of coal-fired power plants seems to be in terminal decline.
The Indian Government has taken measures to insulate its renewable energy sector as much as possible from the 21-day lockdown announced on 25 March.
Uniper and Siemens Gas and Power have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of projects to decarbonise power generation and promote sector coupling.
Global CO2 emissions from the power sector fell by 2 per cent last year, the biggest fall since at least 1990, a result of reduced coal usage in Europe and the USA.
Matthew Pech, Finance and Control of AW-Energy Oy, explains how technological improvements are making ocean energy solutions more attractive for commercialisation.
Renewable energy sources provided a record 61.2 per cent of Germany’s net public electricity generation in February, according to figures provided by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE).
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the country will encourage efforts by businesses to generate their own power.