Asia-Pacific (APAC) will continue to lead the global solar photovoltaic (PV) market over the next seven years due to abundant availability of solar energy in the tropical countries and government support in countries such as China, India, Japan and Australia, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s...
Helena Oil & Gas is looking to attract fresh investment to its oil projects in Texas by creating the Helena Security Token (HEST). The creation of HEST lets investors support an existing, active project in the oil and gas sector without having to pay many of the extensive administrative and...
Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country's independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 90 MW of wind turbines. This is the first order for Siemens Gamesa in the country and belongs to the preliminary agreement signed with Enel...
During the age of coal, huge bulk carriers and colliers criss-crossed the globe, transporting anthracite and lignite. Of course, as the world weans itself off coal - with more and more sources becoming economically unviable to mine - and looks towards the cleaner and greener energy sources of tomorrow,...
Despite subsidy cuts which dramatically stalled the growth of solar installations, China retained the global distinction as the most attractive renewable energy market in 2019, according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) report. The report, which ranks 40 countries on the attractiveness of their renewable energy investment...
Eurasia Review reports that a research group from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has made great, rapid strides towards the development of a specially designed molecule which can store solar energy for later use. These advances have been presented in four scientific articles this year, with the most recent...
Indonesia has a project pipeline for 17GW of generation capacity designed to hit the targets identified by the Electricity Supply Business Plan (RUPTL), according to Dharma Djojonegoro, deputy CEO of Adaro Power. However, developing IPP projects in the past few years has been fraught with difficulties amidst policy changes, he...
South Korea could be the next biomass power market to watch as the government sets ambitious renewables targets and incentives to encourage developments in the sector, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. The country is forecasted to add 730 MW of biomass over the coming decade. Under president Moon Jae-in,...
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its renewables capabilities with the addition of a dedicated advisory unit. The advisory team will support lenders, developers and the wider supply chain to identify and capitalise on renewable energy opportunities and mitigate against risk. Scott Hamilton has been appointed to lead the team,...
ENI inaugerated its Tatouine asset in southern Tunisia. The site includes a PV plant with an installed capacity of 10 MW. The project, which was awarded to the ETAP-ENI consortium following a public tender issued by the Tunisian authorities in accordance with the country’s licensing regulations, will supply electricity to...