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,...
By Pat Davis Szymczak Ukraine has enacted a new law that trades future-energy tariffs for auctions to set a fair market price for green electricity. A new law just signed requires solar plants that generate over 1 MW to participate next year in energy auctions. The same will apply to...
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...
Both Thailand and Japan are expected to see a surge of biomass power investments over the next decade, as Thailand receives strong government support for the sector, whilst Japan’s strong pipeline of biomass projects will continue to facilitate a capacity growth surge in the near-term, according to a report...
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...
The “2019 International Forum on Clean Power Technology and Engineering & CHN Energy International Forum on Clean Energy”, jointly hosted by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and CHN ENERGY, was held in Beijing on May 16-17. Following a theme of “Dedication to Clean Power and...
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,...
Indonesia ranks second to the United States in geothermal power generation. But if trends continue, it could surpass the U.S. by 2022, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. The report notes that Indonesia’s location along a convergent tectonic plate boundary has made it ideally suited for geothermal power production....
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,...