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Alternative Energy

Europe Set for 50 TWh Solar Power Boom in 2024

Feb 21, 2024 at 08:14 | Rystad Energy

Despite a record-breaking 60 gigawatts direct current (GWDC) of solar PV capacity expansion in 2023, solar power generation in Europe saw a modest increase of about 20%. This…

Tajikistan's Mega Hydropower Project on the Brink of Financial Turmoil

Feb 20, 2024 at 08:26 | Eurasianet

Tajikistan’s existential project to build the colossal 335-meter-high Roghun hydropower dam is proceeding apace, but costs are spiraling, and to a level that is making it hard to…

Ethiopia Looks to Tap Its Massive Renewable Energy Potential

Feb 16, 2024 at 07:10 | Felicity Bradstock

Ethiopia has been gradually developing its renewable energy potential in recent years, adding wind, solar, geothermal, and hydroelectric capacity. In the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is home to abundant renewable…

Solar Panel Waste is Becoming a Big Problem

Feb 16, 2024 at 06:42 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Numerous factors continue to pull at the Renewables MMI (Monthly Metals Index) as it moves…

China’s Renewable Energy Drive Hampered by Rising Coal Production

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:04 | Haley Zaremba

China is far outpacing the rest of the world in terms of new clean energy capacity additions, but it’s powering all that expansion with the dirtiest fossil fuel. As China’s…

Why Are China’s Solar Panels So Cheap?

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:01 | ZeroHedge

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The US wants to break into the solar panel business. Doing so, if its possible at all, means costs of the…

Abandon Coal Mines Are Being Repurposed Into Renewable Energy Hubs

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:12 | Felicity Bradstock

In the U.K., the government is investing in the assessment of the potential for old coal mine sites to be converted into renewable energy hubs. As many governments around the…

Kenya’s Ambitious Renewable Energy Revolution

Feb 09, 2024 at 09:56 | Felicity Bradstock

Kenya aims to transition to 100 percent clean energy by the end of the decade, under one of the world’s most ambitious climate pledges to date. It is being supported…

Nuclear Energy's Role in a Sustainable Future

Feb 09, 2024 at 09:53 | ZeroHedge

Authored by Tommy Tuberville via RealClear Wire, It’s the coldest time of the year, and the demand for energy is significantly higher as…

Big Oil Ties Up with Big Corn Against EVs

Feb 07, 2024 at 14:22 | Irina Slav

Big Oil is joining forces with biofuel producers in a united front against electric vehicles. The message came from Bloomberg this week, suggesting EV sales were rising so…

AI to Transform Solar Cell Production

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:43 | Brian Westenhaus

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) researchers and of two Helmholtz platforms – Helmholtz Imaging at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Helmholtz AI -have succeeded in…

Uranium Prices Soar As World Turns to Nuclear Power

Feb 01, 2024 at 08:39 | Haley Zaremba

As the need for abundant and expedient carbon-free energy intensifies and solar and wind power deployment hit some major speedbumps, more and more industry experts are calling for…

Hawai'i's Clean Energy Push: A Model for the Mainland?

Jan 31, 2024 at 07:47 | Haley Zaremba

A massive clean energy experiment is taking place in Hawai’i. It’s not that they are doing anything radically different in terms of renewable energy deployment, they’re just doing far more…

The U.S. and Europe Are Rushing To Boost Domestic Uranium Production

Jan 31, 2024 at 07:44 | Felicity Bradstock

There is great potential for several new uranium production markets as the U.S. and Europe look to diversify away from Russia for new nuclear energy pursuits. The U.S. and several…

Another Difficult Year for Europe's Transition

Jan 29, 2024 at 12:00 | Irina Slav

The year that just ended was not a good one for the energy transition in Europe. Every industry involved in that transition spent the year mostly struggling to survive and…

Navigating the Land Crunch in Renewable Energy Expansion

Jan 26, 2024 at 08:05 | Haley Zaremba

Building out solar and wind power generation capacity at the scale and pace needed to meet global climate pledges will require some serious problem-solving. There are a handful of key…

Nuclear Waste: Small in Volume, Big in Energy Discussions

Jan 26, 2024 at 07:50 | ZeroHedge

Nuclear power is among the safest and cleanest sources of electricity, making it a critical part of the clean energy transition. However, nuclear waste, an inevitable…

India’s Clean Energy Sector is Booming

Jan 25, 2024 at 09:04 | Haley Zaremba

Money is pouring into the Indian green energy sector. After decades of sluggish growth for renewables in the subcontinent, the sector is finally receiving attention from investors in both the…

Floating Solar Farms: Southeast Asia's Answer to Land Scarcity

Jan 23, 2024 at 07:54 | Ryan Opsal

Solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions are poised to be a central pillar of Southeast Asia’s energy future, with floating installations primed to play a critical role. Mirroring the…

U.S. Offshore Wind Projects Hit by Surging Costs

Jan 22, 2024 at 08:02 | Irina Slav

The Biden administration wants to build 30 GW of offshore wind generation capacity by 2030. To this end, the federal government has been holding tenders for offshore wind farms and…

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