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15 11 2019 | 21:40

Zimbabwe to cut power to mines, others over $77m in unpaid bills.

Daily power cuts lasting up to 18 hours are common after a severe drought reduced water levels at a key hydro plant. Zimbabwe's state-owned electricity distributor, grappling with drought and ageing…

13 11 2019 | 09:53

Renewable energy and sustainable groundwater.

New research show that solar and wind power are directly linked to the sustainable management of groundwater availability. Researchers at the International Institute for Applies Systems Analysis,…

13 11 2019 | 09:15

"Increasing Access to Renewable Energy Project" gets ADB support.

The grant will fund the country’s Increasing Access to Renewable Energy Project, which is designed to build a climate-resilient energy system by reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Through the…

03 11 2019 | 07:36

What’s driving mobility into the 2020s?

Road transport faces a number of challenges heading into the next decade, as competition, environmental and social issues all exert influence over the sector. Here is an overview of the challenges on…

30 10 2019 | 07:06

Renewable energy is booming. But it’s not growing fast enough to fight climate change.

Nearly a third of the Earth’s electricity will come from renewables by 2024, according to the International Energy Agency. Renewable power capacity is expected to surge by 50% globally in the next…

29 10 2019 | 13:54

SA power firm Eskom sues Deloitte for 'overcharging'.

South Africa's embattled state power firm, Eskom, is taking legal action to reclaim $14m (£11m) from multinational consultancy Deloitte, accusing it of being awarded contracts improperly. Eskom said…

24 10 2019 | 07:25

Rise of renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they think.

Pace of progress raises hope that fossil fuel companies could lose their domination. The world’s rising reliance on fossil fuels may come to an end decades earlier than the most polluting companies…

22 10 2019 | 09:46

Are we underestimating the benefits of investing in renewable energy?

As policymakers seek to reduce carbon dioxide and other pollutants through increases in renewable energy, improving energy efficiency or electrifying transportation, a key question arises: Which…

19 10 2019 | 14:22

If You’re Already Replacing Your Roof, Why Not Turn It Into A Power Plant?

Every year, roughly 5% of U.S. homeowners gaze forlornly up at their aging and weathered shingles, sigh, and take the financial plunge to get a new roof.  Martin DeBono, President of GAF Energy, sees…

19 10 2019 | 10:03

So, You’ve Got 100% Renewable Energy — Now What?

Manufacturers seeking to decarbonize have a long row to hoe. They can order up a package of renewable energy and carbon offsets to power their factories and offices, but that’s just for starters. To…

18 10 2019 | 07:43

Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy.

Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attraction. A plan to heat the giant biomes of the Eden Project and, eventually, neighbouring communities by tapping into the…

18 10 2019 | 07:38

German rail operator holds Europe-wide PPA tender for green power.

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn [DBN.UL] has launched a tender for 5% of its annual electricity supply from renewable sources for the next eight years, aiming to get nearer to its long-term…

17 10 2019 | 09:48

Industrial Applications of Renewable Energy.

We tend to blame meat-eaters and plastic-straw-users when it comes to climate change. However, according to a report released in 2017, only 100 companies are responsible for 71% of global greenhouse…

14 10 2019 | 09:59

Solar PV prices fall to record lows in tender for 900MW solar park in Dubai.

A consortium led by Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power had reportedly lodged a world record low price bid of $16.953 ($A25) a megawatt hour for a 900MW solar park in Dubai. The bid – reported by…

14 10 2019 | 09:45

How green is green gas?

Green gas is being talked up of late as one new way forward for decarbonisation. So what exactly is green gas? It could, in fact, be a lot of different things, some of which are far from green. In…

11 10 2019 | 15:21

Zimbabwe quadruples electricity prices amid blackouts.

The country is experiencing its worst economic crisis in a decade, recalling days of hyperinflation under Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe has raised its average electricity tariff by 320 percent to ramp up…

09 10 2019 | 15:45

Coal finished as renewable costs crash.

Bloomberg just published another stark reminder of the shifting landscape for energy generation – fossil fuels have a limited time as viable sources of energy. And I’m not talking about saving the…

08 10 2019 | 08:14

The Paris Agreement Hinges on a European Hydrogen Economy.

After economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin predicted the rise of The Hydrogen Economy 17 years ago, history failed to cooperate with him. The US, then hooked on foreign oil and destined to run out of its…

06 10 2019 | 17:27

How the U.S. Power grid is evolving to handle solar and wind.

As renewable energy sources move mainstream, electricity generation and distribution systems are getting an extreme makeover