Energy-dense Innolith batteries could make EVs cheaper than ICE vehicles.
Utilities and companies in India are planning hundreds of megawatts of solar projects floating on water bodies as it becomes increasingly difficult to secure large parcels of land.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is on track to reach 40% green financing share in overall operations by 2020, with nearly two-thirds of that going to prevent energy wastage.
The rapid expansion of clean energy in Japan in the wake of the Fukushima earthquake and nuclear disaster almost eight years ago helped usher in a new way to finance infrastructure projects, according to Toru Inoue, a vice president with Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s infrastructure and structured finance group.
There will be a “doubling of the pace” of offshore wind deployments in the U.K. over the next decade to reach an industry target of 30 gigawatts by 2030, according to Matthew Wright, managing director at Orsted A/S.
Adoption of electric vehicles can make fuller use of the existing infrastructure across the U.S. and therefore “reduce the unit cost of electricity for everyone”, according to Patricia Poppe, president and chief executive at CMS Energy Corp.
The coming era of unsubsidized wind and solar projects is likely to see companies with large balance sheets such as oil and gas majors and utilities stepping in to cover the electricity price risk and so helping make those plants financeable.
Oracle Utilities released the latest version of its Opower customer engagement platform for utilities, adding features intended to give customers more power over their energy use and utilities more information about the systems they operate.
Bootstrap Labs, a California-based venture-capital investor focused on finding startups that apply artificial intelligence to industrial problems, is turning its attention to the energy sector.
Power providers and regulators in the U.S. are facing major challenges as the electrical grid evolves, the leader of the Smart Electric Power Alliance said.
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