The Islamic world’s first ever Science and Tech summit saw officials from 56 Muslim-majority nations come together to pledge new climate-related technology goals that included promoting microgrids, energy storage and renewable energy targets.
The government of Jay Weatherill, premier of South Australia, has just formally launched three Calls for Proposals under the AUS$150 million (US$118.5 million) Renewable Technology Fund, a programme to foster private investment and accelerate project development in clean energy technologies.
Duke Energy Florida announced Tuesday that it has filed a revised deal with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that will bring 700MW of installed PV generation capacity online within the state over the next four years.
Two German-based PV inverter manufacturers Steca Elektronik GmbH and KOSTAL Industrie Elektrik GmbH have formed a business alliance to share technology developments in single-phase and three-phase devices and energy storage inverters.
Renewable energy is indeed the future, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest report, which forecasts technologies such as wind and solar to “dominate” the future of electricity by 2040, making up 48% of the world’s installed capacity and 34% of electricity generation.
Battery storage | Operations and maintenance is becoming an important subset of the fast-maturing solar industry but is not yet as clearly defined in the less developed storage business. Andy
Colthorpe reports on how efforts to get the most out of battery systems are focused on optimising assets to provide maximum value across a range of markets.
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has entered the US into a new realm of solar at below 3 cents/kWh, after similar prices have been regularly achieved in other countries such as Dubai, Chile and Mexico for over a year now.