China provides a boost to growth for the fuel cell sector

The international sustainable energy consultancy E4tech has released its Fuel Cell Industry Review 2016 report, which highlights the increasing influence of China on the fuel cell sector’s growth. The stable Chinese government leadership is giving the still-fragile sector – so far led by Japan, North America, and Europe – a lift in the wake of the Paris Agreement a year ago.

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Skytron energy equips largest power plant in the Caribbean

Skytron® energy has been commissioned to provide monitoring and supervision technology for a 57.6 MWp solar power plant in Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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Iran to experience rapid growth in renewable sector

Iran plans to produce 5GW of renewable energy by 2020, as the country welcomes international investment for the first time in a decade.

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South Sumatra plans integrated hydrogen power and mobility infrastructure for 2018 Asian Games

The South Sumatran government has agreed a deal with Norwegian grid specialist IMS Ecubes, to provide a comprehensive range of zero-carbon energy infrastructure to underpin the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.

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Could Scotland be 50% renewable by 2030?

Despite grand ambitions, Scotland will not achieve 100% renewables generation by 2020, however experts believe it could still generate a healthy 50% from renewable sources by 2030. But what changes need to be implemented in order to achieve this?

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QINOUS introduces new compact energy storage system

Quinous has developed a new compact energy storage system which will soon be used to provide energy to a village in Tanzania.

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First forest-powered commercial flight makes debut

Washington state-based Alaska Airlines has flown the first commercial flight powered by renewable jet fuel made from forest residuals.

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Tidal lagoon energy – A rising or falling tide?

The outcome of the Government’s independent review into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy in the UK is expected to be released in November. Ahead of its release Lara Moore at Ashfords LLP provides a brief overview of tidal lagoon energy, the importance of the outcome of the government review and some of the challenges faced.

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Perpetuus partners with tidal turbine manufacturers, ready for Isle of Wight project

The Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre in the UK is partnering with tidal turbine manufacturers Schottel Hydro and Tocardo Tidal Turbines on a 30 MW project off the Isle of Wight.

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Scatec Solar to sign PPA for Mozambique’s first large scale solar plant

Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed a Power Purchase Agreement securing the sale of solar power over a 25 year period to the state owned utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM).

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