05 Mar 2018

Recently, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry declared that renewable energies were expected to become the main power source in Japans energy mix. This announcement was partly prompted by the staggering price decrease of Japanese solar PV panels, which plummeted from ¥35kWh in 2010 to ¥10kWh in 2017. Also, the increase of renewables […]

23 Jan 2018

From the revised projections made by BEIS, it has been predicted that: • Low-carbon sources of electricity that supply the UK will grow from 68% in 2016 to 86% by 2035 • There will only be 1GW in use of carbon capture and storage by 2035 • Renewables will expand rapidly from 36GW in 2016 […]

10 Jan 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in charge of spurring sustainable economic development and social progress within its regional member countries, has planned to continue its ongoing support for renewable energy projects in 2018 through its New Deal on Energy for Africa. This deal is the result of a partnership between the AfDB, Governments, the private […]

09 Jan 2018

Here are the 5 renewable energy trends to watch in 2018 according to The Guardian: – Renewable energy costs will continue to fall Solar and offshore wind prices have halved in recent years resulting in unprecedented subsidy-free solar and wind farms being developed. Part of this price reduction is of course due to the decreased […]

12 Jan 2017

ENGIE will study the deployment of solar energy for 11,000 homes in Dakar. ENGIE announced Wednesday that it has signed off on a partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to spur the deployment of renewable energy within the country. The first part of this agreement involves the development of solar energy […]

12 Jan 2017

PARIS–The French state said late Tuesday it had sold 100 million shares in Engie SA (ENGI.FR), 10 million more than it had previously announced, for 1.14 billion euros ($1.2 billion). Following the sale, made entirely to institutional investors, the French state now holds 28.7% of the French power utility’s share capital and 32.6% of its […]

05 Jan 2017

Investment in windfarms will fall off a “cliff edge” over the next three years and put the UK’s greenhouse gas reduction targets at risk, a thinktank has found. More than £1bn of future investment in renewable energy projects disappeared over the course of 2016, the Green Alliance found when it analysed the government’s latest pipeline […]

22 Dec 2016

Since early December, the number of people searching for “when hell freezes over” on Google has spiked dramatically. And, if one of the locations on Earth most associated with hot weather is any indicator, the phenomenon may have actually occurred, at least momentarily. Pictures taken by an amateur photographer Monday show the dunes of the […]