Southeast Asia Eyes Renewable Energy to Fuel Economic Growth and Build Climate Resilience

Governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), have established a strategic partnership to accelerate the region’s transition to low-carbon, sustainable energy and build its climate resilience.

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New market rules set to enable US$ 6bn in investment in Argentina’s renewable power sector

New market rules which will allow large power users to directly meet their renewable power obligations through private supply contracts could lead to up to US$ 6 bn being invested in Argentina’s energy sector over the next three years, and lead to the installation of around 4 GW in new generation capacity, the Energy Ministry says.

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LNG TRADE IN 2017 TO GROW FASTEST SINCE 2011 ON LOW PRICES, LACK OF NUCLEAR POWER AND RISING SUPPLY CAPACITY

BNEF sees LNG demand grow to 280MMtpa this year and to 479MMtpa by 2030. However, new export projects across the U.S. and Australia could lead to supply overcapacity until 2024.

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Governments Adopt ‘Florence Declaration’ and Agree to Work Closer to Advance Geothermal Energy

Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal energy development around the world, following a milestone meeting between public and private leaders Florence this week. Under the terms of the ‘Florence Declaration’ – an outcome of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) meeting – governments will actively pursue a collective ambition to realise geothermal potential.

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Schneider Electric is contracted to supply back up power for 3200 Ah Lithium Iron battery for California Solar Project

Iron Edison Battery Company, a Nickel Iron and Lithium Iron Phosphate battery system supplier for solar energy storage, selected Schneider Electric, the specialist in energy management and automation, to supply back up power as part of a solar installation in California.

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Research Focus: A way to improve demand flexibility for procurement of transmission and distribution system services

In recent years consumers have started producing their own electricity using small-scale facilities, and effectively controlling their consumption, as well as actively taking advantage of electricity storage devices. This research describes a possible marketplace where the system operators could effectively buy services from end-users (using intermediary agents) in the most cost-effective way.

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