For utilities to have a chance at succeeding at the “brown to green” transition, a well thought out and highly flexible strategy will be fundamental.
Competitive auctions are causing developers to drop their expectations for government subsidies for off-shore wind projects.
Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.
A new joint venture has formed that will develop a high-power, EV fast-charging network in Europe has been signed by BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW.
We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.
“Capacity payments” in the European utility industry today are looking more and more like subsidies to prop up a fading industry threatened by the rise of renewables.
The Poles have limited power imports from Germany in order to reduce “loop flows” through the country. Now, grid experts warn they may no longer have generation and power import capacity to meet demand.