Vietnam plans to invest $10-11.5 billion a year between 2021 and 2030 on electricity generation and transmission, according to the latest draft Power Development Master Plan VIII.
Ihsan Ismaael, Oil Minister of Iraq, said that the country has signed an agreement with UAE’s Masdar to develop 2 GW of renewable energy, as part of Iraq’s drive to develop 7.5 GW of renewable energy.
Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister, has confirmed plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity generation by 2035, as part of Britain’s target to become a net zero emission economy by 2050.
The benefits of quantum computing in combatting climate change are clear and compelling. Quantum computing could solve many of the problems facing technologies such as batteries, electrolysers and carbon capture and storage.
By Steve Brierley, CEO of Riverlane
As renewable energy sources play an increasing role in delivering our power needs, strict grid compliance and demand - supply issues have become a greater challenge, we look at the critical role of virtualization in addressing this. How can digital twins and virtual power plants be harnessed to help optimize multiple energy sources, maintain grid stability, and minimise energy wastage?
By Bernhard Loher, ABB Energy Industries.
The UK Government has announced that it will provide a pot of £265 million in subsidies to support a record number of projects in the sector.
With data centres industry accounting for approximately one per cent of global energy consumption, companies are finding their digital infrastructure increasingly under scrutiny as a result of their carbon emissions. To address the challenge there are steps that data centre managers can take now.
By Arturo Di Fillipi, Global Offering Manager, Vertiv
The Sri Lankan Government has announced that it is stepping up efforts to achieve 70 per cent renewable energy share in power generation by 2030, in partnership with private sector investments.
Going carbon neutral is a huge undertaking for any company. Pre-planning a route with regular, achievable goals and recognising the importance of accountability will make the journey easier.
By Mark Doyle, Corporate Accounts Manager at Gazprom Energy
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has announced that by 2033 it aims to stop all lending to coal-fired power projects and channel more funds to renewable energy projects.