When you think of Texas and the energy industry, you think oil and gas? Right? Wrong! While Texas is heart of domestic U.S. oil and gas production, it is also the leader among U.S. states in wind power generation. The U.S. raised its wind power capacity by 8% in 2018...
BRIC bank loans of $300 million will target Russian renewable energy projects in the Far East. The loans will finance projects in wind, solar, and small hydropower energy generation technologies. Russia is increasingly targeting its Far Eastern regions as it intensifies its strategic policy goals in Asia. Owned...
Cortec advances biodegradable packaging options as global auto manufacturer runs pilot tests on shipping performance. The Czech subsidiary of one of the world’s three largest car manufacturers, began looking for a biodegradable packaging substitute to reduce the amount of conventional plastic packaging they use. As global companies are becoming more...
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...
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...
Wartsila renewables power plant contracts have been signed for projects to move the Caribbean and for Southeast Asia toward a 100 percent renewables future. The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a 33 MW flexible power plant on a fast-track basis to the Barbados Light &...
Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the key solutions to effectively integrate high shares of solar and wind renewables in power systems worldwide. A recent analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) illustrates how electricity storage technologies can be used for a variety of applications in...
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...
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,...
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...