Energy System

First published here.

What does it mean for the renewable industry in Ireland?

On Tuesday 24th July, the Government of the Republic of Ireland approved the design of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). This long-awaited decision has provided some clarity about the scale of the government’s ambition and the potential future makeup of the Irish renewable industry out to 2030.

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Energy Storage Renewables

Batteries included: Gigafactories advance German energy transition

First published here.

Wind farms connected to batteries can help Germany go fossil-free (Photo by Frank Schwichtenberg, CC BY 3.0)

Energy storage is going to be a huge industry in the transition to…

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Renewables

Is an energy revolution underway in Chile?

First published here

Chile’s share of renewable energy has tripled in the past five years. Maximiliano Proaño takes a look at the policy behind this massive growth, and the road ahead.

In May,…

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Renewables

Local energy aggregation: Similarities between the Italian Hera Group and the Community Choice Energy programs in California

First published here.

In the past two articles, I analyzed several aspects of the Hera Group, its strong dedication to sustainable development, and how the company is advancing energy efficiency in…

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Renewables

Offshore wind rising to challenge king coal in Polish energy market

First published here.

Poland's energy and electricity markets are undergoing major changes. As costs fall in the offshore wind industry, so it is becoming price-competitive with more carbon-intensive…

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Renewables

The next wave of renewable energy?

First published here. By Chris Bentley

Marine hydropower could make waves in renewable energy, if it can overcome technological and financial challenges. Chris Bentley takes a look.

For now, the…

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Renewables

Will South Korea’s energy transition include nuclear?

Ulchin Nuclear Power Plant won’t be closing any time soon, although President Moon had hoped to reduce the share of nuclear in Korea (Photo by IAEA, edited, CC BY-SA 2.0)

From Yi hyun kang, Energy…

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Energy Storage

Why do you need energy storage monitoring?

From Davion Hill, first published here.

Joint Industry Program: IMPRESS

In July 2016, DNV GL proudly announced acquisition of Green Power Monitor, which monitors 2300 facilities in over 51…

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Energy System

What’s next for industrial energy efficiency?

From Paul Noble, DNV GL, first published here.

There has been a great deal of thought about how industrial companies can keep delivering improved energy efficiency. And many companies have made great…

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Renewables

The hidden benefits of solar powered energy

Are you a solar-powered energy user? Have you considered adopting solar as a source of power for your home or business?

If you answered “yes” you’re in good company. According to a recent report from…

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