Wood Mackenzie states that solar module costs will continue to fall in the 2020s owing to technology innovation and lower CAPEX.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is preparing to build four new microgrids at its facilities.
Pope Francis received as a gift from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan - a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai adapted for his mobility needs.
Features and Analysis
“I think what we’re seeing now is a real commitment to use the energy transition as a means to come out of the pandemic in a more positive way.”
Finance & Investment
Wood Mackenzie says more than $1tn is required by 2035 for the mining of five key metals required to accelerate the energy transition.
Corporate procurement will account for 20% of utility-scale renewable power additions by 2030—far ahead rest of the world.
Brazilian biofuel company Raizen’s Bonfim biogas plant, the first commercial-scale facility of its type, is in operation.
Energy & Grid Management
The Global Power System Transformation Consortium (G-PST) has been launched to address barriers to scaling clean energy integration.
Renewables accounted for 63.3% - or 10,445MW - of the 16,499MW of new utility-scale capacity added during the first two-thirds of this year.
Forecasts using Cornwall Insight's Renewables pipeline tracker report shows that a total of 1.3GW of new wind capacity could come online in the UK this winter.