A project looking to create a reactive power market for distributed energy resources (DERs) has started its first end-to-end live trial.
Pension funds expecting to increase renewable allocations with solar and onshore wind top of the list
Solar and onshore wind are predicted to remain the top renewable investments, with pension funds to increase their renewable allocations.
In order to reach net zero in Europe, a number of ‘technology quests’ must be embarked upon to upgrade grids, enable bifacial solar and driving electric vehicle (EV) deployment.
Reductions in network operators’ budgets could result in electricity grids becoming the “weak link” in the power sector transformation.
The UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change has called for strong leadership and a focus on a green recovery in its final report.
Costs of deploying renewable electricity generators continue to fall as new government statistics show dramatic cost reductions for solar and wind out to 2040.
In Q1 of 2020, total renewable generation grew by 30% on the same quarter the year before according to new statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Falling renewables costs and speedy deployment mean that Britain should aim for the technology to meet two thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
A green recovery from COVID-19 could be delivered through increased support for onshore renewables, according to investor Thrive Renewables.