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 […]

20 Jul 2016

EXCLUSIVE: DECC abolition prompts mixed views from UK’s renewable energy sector | Bioenergy Insight Magazine The abolition of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has prompted mixed views from the UK’s renewable energy sector. The UK’s new Prime Minister Theresa May scrapped DECC in her Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday (14 July). DECC policy […]

20 Jul 2016

NNPC to set up renewable energy plant in Benue | Punch Newspapers <style type=”text/css”>.wpb_animate_when_almost_visible{opacity:1;}</style> The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation has concluded plans to set up a renewable energy plant that would use agro products to generate energy. Its Group General Manager in charge of Renewable Energy Division, Mr Rabiu Suleiman, stated this on Tuesday during […]

19 Jul 2016

Engie shelves Cameroon as LNG moves offshore | Natural Gas Daily French energy company Engie has put plans to build a 3.5 mtpa LNG plant in Cameroon on hold indefinitely and has scaled down operations in the west African country. Along with Cameroonian state oil company Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures, Engie completed the basic FEED […]

19 Jul 2016

Theresa May must step up efforts to green the UK’s energy supply, says UN | Environment | The Guardian <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”https://assets.guim.co.uk/stylesheets/2bec165adc5e1158abdf1853e5db8bfb/content.css”/> Theresa May’s government must increase its commitment to greening the country’s energy supply, despite the “distraction and disruption” caused by the referendum, the top energy official of the United Nations has urged. […]