rss

Articles by Joshua Hill

7
German auction attracts first subsidy-free offshore wind deal

German auction attracts first subsidy-free offshore wind deal

Germany’s first competitive auction for offshore wind projects included what is likely one of the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind projects.

1
E.ON invests in innovative drone-based airborne wind energy

E.ON invests in innovative drone-based airborne wind energy

German utility giant E.ON to invest in airborne wind energy, an innovative type of wind energy based around offshore tethered drones.

1
Iron Mountain data centres powered 100% by renewable electricity

Iron Mountain data centres powered 100% by renewable electricity

Iron Mountain Incorporated announced this week that its Data Centre business is now 100% powered by renewable electricity thanks to a newly signed 15-year PPA.

0
Scotland’s wind power meets 2/3 electricity needs in February

Scotland’s wind power meets 2/3 electricity needs in February

This week wind power generated more than Scotland’s total electricity needs on four separate days.

2
Jinko Solar surpasses Trina Solar as world’s leading solar PV module supplier in 2016

Jinko Solar surpasses Trina Solar as world’s leading solar PV module supplier in 2016

China-based solar PV manufacturer Trina Solar can no longer call itself the world’s leading solar PV supplier.

2
China on verge of wasting $490 billion on unnecessary coal plants, says carbon tracker

China on verge of wasting $490 billion on unnecessary coal plants, says carbon tracker

China is at risk of wasting a whopping $490 billion on new coal plants it doesn’t need under the country’s 13th Five Year Plan

1
Wind energy could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030

Wind energy could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030

Global Wind Energy Outlook report released this week outlines scenarios which show how wind energy could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030.

0
2 GW solar project in China will be world’s largest

2 GW solar project in China will be world’s largest

China’s largest private investor group is developing a 2 GW solar farm in the Ningxia region which will be made up of some 6 million solar panels.

4
Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Continued technological advancements are expected to continue reducing the cost of wind energy, according to a new survey of leading wind experts.

0
CarbonTracker declares renewable power as today’s cheapest option

CarbonTracker declares renewable power as today’s cheapest option

New analysis makes bold claim that renewable power generation costs are already lower on average worldwide than generation costs of fossil fuels.

0
Google’s DeepMind AI reduces data centre cooling bill by 40%

Google’s DeepMind AI reduces data centre cooling bill by 40%

Google’s 2014 acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind has paid dividends, by helping to save the company 40% on its data center cooling electricity bills.