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India & Australia To Lead Cost Competitive Renewables In Asia Pacific

July 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

India and Australia are expected to lead a regional shift in power generation costs over the next few years, which will see renewable energy sources become cost competitive and cheaper than fossil fuels in the next few years, according to new figures published over the weekend by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables


Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier For Japanese Offshore Wind Farm

July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Spanish offshore wind giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last month that it had received its first preferred supplier nomination for the Japanese offshore wind industry, being nominated as preferred supplier for the Northern Akita offshore pipeline in Japan which has a capacity of up to 455 megawatts (MW). 


Global Offshore Wind To Reach 200 Gigawatts By 2030

June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by


Betting Against Tesla Is Betting Against Yourself

June 18th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

To the average American, Tesla is just another topic in the news alongside China, Trump, the weather, terrorism, national disasters, local sports, and celebrity gossip. They have their morning coffee, rush to work, and glance at the news on their phones. Actually, many Americans work rotating shifts. Those shifts may begin at 9:00 PM at night -- and they may not have time to catch up on the news. Unless someone is exposed to Tesla via a customer, fan, or shareholder, they will often only know from what they hear or see in the news


Nissan Execs May Have Shot Themselves In The Foot

May 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

While Nissan’s executives deny it, many in the automotive media and even Carlos Ghosn himself think his arrest was orchestrated by Nissan executives to prevent a merger with Renault. If this is true, then the executives have indeed shot themselves in the foot


Which Countries Use The Most Fossil Fuels?

May 3rd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Watch platform, a platform which features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens


Japanese Offshore Wind To Hit 4 Gigawatts In 2028

February 19th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Japan's nascent offshore wind industry is expected to increase dramatically over the next ten years, according to energy analysts Wood Mackenzie, who predict that by 2028 the island country will boast upwards of 4 gigawatts (GW) of offshore capacity, a 62-fold increase on 2018 figures. 


CATL & Honda Sign 56 GWh Battery Cooperation Agreement For EVs & Hybrids!

February 11th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) is one of the top suppliers of EV batteries in China and has been making inroads into supplying companies outside of China, such as BMW, Volkswagen, Nissan, and Renault. Now we have news that Honda has signed an agreement with CATL for 56 GWh of batteries


IAEA Urges Patience For Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup

February 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) completed its fourth review mission in November of Japan's efforts in decommissioning and cleaning up the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and has urged patience and public transparency as radioactive fuel debris is removed


Japanese Energy Companies Scrap 2 Gigawatt Coal Project

February 5th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Three Japanese energy companies announced last week that they have decided to scrap plans to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired power station in the Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, saying that the project would not be economically feasible. 



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