ENERGY NEWS is centered on generating power from renewable sources (wind, solar, and biofuels) rather than fossil (coal, gas, and nuclear) and nuclear sources. Additionally, under the heading “electricity,” we offer you with news and background information on the power market and power grid, electricity storage, and the legislation guiding the transition to a new, more integrated energy system.

Solar industry warns of slowdown due to supply chain disruptions
As a result of global supply chain concerns and the possibility of additional U.S. tariffs on solar panel imports from Southeast Asia, the solar industry is forecasting a major slowdown in project installations. Southern Co., a U.S. power operator, said…
Why renewable energy is critical in the fight against climate change
The world's transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy must be accelerated swiftly as the danger posed by increasing global temperatures grows by the day. Temperatures are expected to rise by more than 2 degrees Celsius unless the ambitious climate…
Capital Dynamics has obtained a €55 million green loan

The money was provided by ING and UniCredit to assist the building of 87MW of solar power in Italy. A €55 million green loan has been secured by Capital Dynamics and EOS Investment Management (EOS IM) to invest in solar…

Green Arrow purchases a 508MW solar portfolio in Spain

Projects purchased for more than €400 million from Progressum Energy Development Green Arrow Capital (GAC) has purchased a portfolio of solar PV projects under development in Spain from Progressum Energy Development, with a total capacity of 508MW and a value…

Lamprell is negotiating a “significant” offshore wind agreement
[Image: Lamprell] Fabricator situated in the United Arab Emirates negotiating with an undisclosed customer to finalize the conditions of a reservation agreement. Lamprell, a UAE-based fabricator, has gone into exclusive discussions as preferred supplier with an undisclosed offshore wind customer…
Climate change is at the top of the list in the Global Risks Report 2022

Countries are reporting record outbreaks of the Omicron strain nearly two years after the first Covid-19 cases, “yet the pandemic pales in comparison to the long-term threats the globe confronts from climate change.” That’s the consensus of almost 1,000 industry,…

The ‘tantalizing’ possibility of free IEA energy data has researchers enthused

In a possible boost for climate research, the International Energy Agency is proposing to remove the barrier on its large energy database. Climate and energy researchers from all around the globe have reacted positively to the announcement that the International…

Octopus Energy and Sterlite Power have joined together to decarbonize India
Octopus Energy Group, a pioneer in energy technology, and Sterlite Power, a major Indian power transmission company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help decarbonize Indian industry and offer cheaper green power to customers worldwide. The MoU, signed…
The UK government has launched a £26 million subsidy initiative to encourage the use of sustainable biomass
Developers may now compete for a piece of the pie for the usage of materials such as grasses, hemp, and seaweed to assist the UK achieve net zero energy. According to the Energy Department BEIS, the selected projects will increase…
In the fight against climate change, there is a “300GW hydro black hole.”

A new analysis identifies a gap in hydroelectric capacity that is needed to keep global warming to a minimum According to a new assessment issued by experts from the International Hydropower Association, more over 500GW of hydropower installations are in…