In Australia, renewable energy is growing at a per capita rate ten times faster than the world average. Between 2018 and 2020, Australia will install more than 16 gigawatts of wind and solar, an average rate of 220 watts per
Latin American countries have set a collective target of 70 percent renewable energy use by 2030, more than double what the European Union is planning, Colombia’s energy minister said, ahead of her country’s October renewables tender.
As effective as solar panels are, one of their major downsides is that they only produce power during the day, so excess energy needs to be stored for use overnight. But now, engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles
A British energy firm lighting up homes in Africa with pay-as-you-go solar power has secured £40m to extend its reach to Asia with the help of Japan’s Mitsubishi.
In its latest “energy outlook” report, Bloomberg New Energy Finance says wind and solar photovoltaics (PV) will supply almost 50% of global electricity by 2050. Wind, it projects, will produce 26% and solar 22%, with renewables overall supplying 62% of the total.
Following the advent of the industrial revolution, fossil fuels have been massively exploited and as a result, they are beginning to dry up.
Acid mine water, and also seawater and brackish water, are being eyed for hydrogen production by innovative South African company Hydrox Holdings, which has patented a water electrolysis method that is attracting world attention.
Australian energy technology company Power Ledger and Japanese Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) have completed a joint trial of a blockchain-based system for post-FIT (feed-in tariff) surplus power in Osaka.
The Rutgers University-led discovery, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could help lead to more efficient and affordable algae-based biofuels and combat climate change from fossil fuel burning.
Saudi Arabia’s 400MW Dumat Al Jandal onshore wind farm has announced what it says is a world record-low onshore wind levellised cost of electricity (LCOE) of 1.99 US cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh).