7 Reasons Why Renewable Energy Can Be A Life Saver In Disasters & Conflicts

Several coastal Indian states along the Bay of Bengal have often witnessed repeated cyclone episodes. Such devastating extreme weather events have created massive destruction of the power infrastructures like electric poles and grids in the past. On the other side, most of the eastern Indian states lying close to the Himalayas have been earmarked as […]

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Two-thirds Of New Renewable Power In 2021 Cheaper Than Cheapest Coal In G20: IRENA

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021, published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has stated that almost two-thirds or 163 gigawatts (GW) of newly installed renewable power in 2021 was cheaper than the world’s cheapest power plants, the source of which was coal, in the G20 countries. According to IRENA, the renewable power added […]

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Germany’s Renewable Energy Pledge Blackened By Coal

Falling short of the energy cut short by Russia following the European support to Ukraine, Germany’s Economy Minister Robert Habeck warned on June 19 that the war in Ukraine will cause an energy shortage by the winter. What he actually meant was that the coal supply and use would be increased to compensate for the […]

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EU’s New Energy Plans Include Mandatory Solar Panels On New Buildings

The European Union has recently decided to rapidly end its reliance on Russian oil and gas by making it mandatory for all new buildings to have solar panels. A news report published last week quoted the European Commission as saying, “There is a double urgency to transform Europe’s energy system: ending the EU’s dependence on […]

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Bosch to invest €500 million to develop components for hydrogen electrolysis

Bosch has announced that it will be investing €500 million to develop components for hydrogen electrolysis by the end of this decade that will help heighten green hydrogen production that will be used in transport and different sectors. A stack is the core component of an electrolyzer. Bosch has revealed in its annual information convention […]

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Vestas Will Discontinue Four Wind Energy Projects in Russia

Danish wind energy major Vestas will reportedly stop four wind farm projects that are being developed currently in Russia. This is an outcome of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which had drawn sanctions especially from the US and Europe. The development of the four key wind energy projects commenced by Vestas in September, 2021. These […]

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European Commission President Bats for Hydrogen and Renewables to Russian Overhang

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said that Europe must expedite expansion of renewables and hydrogen to achieve energy security and displace Russian gas dependency. Just as political, diplomatic, economic and other sanctions continue to heap over Russia for its armed struggle in Ukraine, many European countries – including Germany – have faced […]

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Germany seeks to be 100% Renewable powered by 2035

Germany has planned to expedite the renewable energy transition and become a net renewable and clean energy country by 2035. This means that Germany is bringing forward the national renewable targets by 15 years. The speedy transition to renewable energy will be shouldered mainly by the solar and wind energy projects. The Economy Ministry of […]

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Loss of control over Enercon Wind turbines due to satellite outage highlights cyber risks

A ‘massive disruption’ in satellite connections has affected operations of more than 5,800 wind turbines in central Europe, said Enercon, Germany’s leading wind turbine manufacturer. Enercon informed that on Thursday, the satellite connections stopped working that knocked out the remote monitoring and control systems of the wind turbines. The disruptions impacted 11 gigawatt (GW) worth […]

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