Wood Mackenzie’s Vice Chair Gavin Thompson writes about the exciting growth of renewables in Asia Pacific.
Electric & hybrid
Global electric and hybrid bus demand is forecast to increase 8.8%/year to 114 200 units in 2023, registering faster growth than all other bus types.
Delta has announced the integration of its lithium-ion energy storage system into Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger Ltd.
SSE Enterprise has successfully secured government funding for a £5.2m (£3.4m grant-funded) pilot scheme helping homeowners without off-road parking charge their electric vehicles (EVs) for the Park and Charge scheme.
CPower, a provider of commercial and industrial demand-side energy management programmes, has announced the hire of Mathew Sachs as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development.
FuelCell Energy, Inc., has announced a relaunch of the sub-MW distributed generation solution to the European Market with the SureSource 250 and SureSource 400 fuel cell systems.
A new report form Reportlinker has given information about emerging opportunities in grid-scale energy storage.
By 2050, National Grid predicts that 35 million electric cars will supply the UK with energy when needed, The Guardian reports.
Forbes has reported that renewable energy sources have surpassed coal for the first time in the US since the inception of the US electrical power system in the nation’s monthly electricity generation mix.
The National Trust is set to sell all of its £1 billion fossil fuel assets, saying it no longer wants to be invested in companies that are not contributing to the effort to tackle climate change.
RTE is reporting that the energy company Energia has announced a €3 billion investment in renewable energy generation in Ireland over the next 5 years. It will create 200 direct jobs and 3000–5000 construction jobs.
Uper Energy has won the ‘Best Solar Operations and Maintenance of the Year’ award at Global Solar and Energy Storage Congress & Expo in South Korea.