Incheon, Harvard Researchers Improve Fuel Cell Durability With Innovation

Scientists from the Incheon University in South Korea and Harvard University have developed a fatigue-resistant electrolyte membrane with an interpenetrating polymer network, which prolongs the lifespan of fuel cells. In hydrogen fuel cells, electrolyte membranes frequently undergo deformation and develop cracks during operation. The research team from these universities has recently introduced a fatigue-resistant polymer […]

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To Boost Renewables, Resilient Energy Systems, US Commits $70mn

The United States (US) Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $70 million of funding to support research into technologies designed to increase resilience in energy delivery infrastructure. The move is likely to boost the renewables into the system and boost the capabilities of the grid infrastructure in the country.  The funding would support from […]

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Global Solar Capacity Can Touch 75,000 GW by 2050 With Energy Storage: ISA

A latest report from the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and Long-Distance Energy Storage (LDES) Council projects a target of 75,000 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity by 2050. Their target is to provide long-term energy storage to fully realize the potential of these solar installations for complete decarbonization. LDES is estimated to become a $4 trillion […]

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Lack Of Climate Finance Hindering Global Renewable Deployment: IRENA

The recent report on energy transition and climate finance released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) underscores the pivotal role of the energy sector in reducing emissions, particularly in light of the updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) targets. The study reveals that 90% of participating parties have identified renewable energy generation as a key […]

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China Belt & Road Initiative Brings 128GW Power Capacity: Wood Mackenzie

A latest report from Wood Mackenzie said that Chinese companies completed over 300 overseas power projects. This was despite challenges causing over 20% of projects to be cancelled or shelved.  The report said that these Chinese firms have made an estimated investment value of around US$200 billion, over these 300 projects. The East Asian country […]

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To Meet Targets, Wind Power Needs To Grow 3 Times By 2030: Report

A latest report from EMBER studied global renewable capacity and found that, based on current national targets, it’s set to increase by 7.3 TW by 2030. It anticipates that, based on the current national target, the renewable energy capacity is set to increase by 2.1x until 2030. The report on ‘Tracking National Ambition Towards a […]

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A 100 kW Solar Installation In Bihar Can Save Rs 2.7cr: CEEW Report

The report by the Council on Energy, Environment and water (CEEW) titled, ‘Community Solar for Advancing Power Sector Reforms and the Net-Zero Goals’, highlights the usage of rooftop solar in eastern Indian states of Bihar and Meghalaya and its corresponding benefits in terms of savings.   The study uses a framework to evaluate the impact of […]

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IRA Can Lead To Creation of 4L Jobs In US, Says Report

A latest report analysing the performance of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), in the US in the first-year claimed that the move could lead to the creation more than 400,000 new jobs and hundreds of billions of dollars of investments. The report was released by E2 a business group. It shared the update on the […]

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Zero Emission Vehicle Can Reduce Emission By 80% In US: NREL

A latest report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) stated that the adoption of zero-emission electric vehicles (EV) in the US would allow the nation to move closer to an 80% or more drop in transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. This, the report said would lead to a drop of the emissions […]

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