renewable energy infrastructure Articles

  • Commercialization of Distributed Power Generation Using Hydrogen Fuel in India, Promoting Clean Air, Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth

    This project will focus on commercialization of distributed power generation using hydrogen fuel in India by installing hydrogen fuelled generators. Additionally, the project aims to increase the number of homes or small businesses with access to clean and reliable electricity by 1,000 to 2,000, resulting in less air pollution and promoting sustainable economic growth. The project will be located ...

  • China`s Overseas Investments in the Wind and Solar Industries: Trends and Drivers

    Shifting to a low-carbon economy will require current emitting countries and projected future emitters to rapidly scale up their investments in renewable energy. In recent years, major emerging economies like China, India, and Brazil have been catching up with leading developed country investors in Europe and the United States. By some estimates, China is already the leading global investor in ...

  • Grid integration of renewables in Egypt - Case Study

    Integration of large Amounts of Renewable Electricity in the Egyptian Energy Grid - Capacity Building for Management and Engineer-Technical Level (Egypt-RE-Grid). The electricity sector of the Arab Republic of Egypt produces large amounts of electricity through thermal and hydroelectric power stations. Egypt has diminishing proven oil reserves and declining production. Natural gas production is ...

  • London tops global green finance index

    London has topped an index ranking financial centres across the world for their green finance offerings, with Western Europe the highest-performing region. Launched in Brussels last Wednesday, the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) defines green finance as any financial instrument or service ...

  • Cascade failures and distributed generation in power grids

    Power grids are nowadays experiencing a transformation due to the introduction of distributed generation based on renewable sources. At difference with classical distributed generation, where local power sources mitigate anomalous user consumption peaks, renewable sources introduce in the grid intrinsically erratic power inputs. By introducing a simple schematic (but realistic) model for power ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Structure-preserving dynamical model and distributed stabilisation of electricity infrastructures with renewable energy resources

    This paper introduces a module-based approach to modelling and controlling electricity infrastructure with a high penetration of distributed renewable energy resources. Each energy-converting component is defined as a module and is represented in terms of its local variables and the interaction variables between the module and the transmission network. The structure of the electricity ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Glossary of Financing Instruments

    This document is drawn from Appendix II in WRI’s working paper, Moving the Fulcrum: A Primer on Public Climate Financing Instruments Used to Leverage Private Capital. This working paper demonstrates how the public sector can employ different types of public financing instruments — whether loans, equity, or de-risking instruments — alongside policy and technical support to ...

  • Reading resources on using public climate finance to leverage private capital

    This document is drawn from Appendix II of WRI’s working paper, Moving the Fulcrum: A Primer on Public Climate Financing Instruments Used to Leverage Private Capital. This working paper demonstrates how the public sector can employ different types of public financing instruments — whether loans, equity, or de-risking instruments — alongside policy and technical support to ...

  • Current initiatives focused on using public climate finance to leverage private capital

    These tables are drawn from Appendix III in WRI’s working paper, Moving the Fulcrum: A Primer on Public Climate Financing Instruments Used to Leverage Private Capital. This working paper demonstrates how the public sector can employ different types of public financing instruments — whether loans, equity, or de-risking instruments — alongside policy and technical support to ...

  • Gigawatt Global Begins Full Construction on Burundi’s First Private-Sector, Grid-Connected Solar Field

    Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi to become first grid-connected project supported by REPP to begin full construction UK government-funded REPP set to continue support for country’s first private-sector grid-connected solar project with construction bridge loan Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi is to become the ...

  • Wind & solar energy and nature conservation

    Climate change and the degradation of ecosystems and biodiversity cannot be solved in isolation. Land and marine ecosystems play a crucial role in the climate system, capturing roughly half of carbon dioxide emissions generated by human activities (UNEP, 2009). Protecting biodiversity preserves ecosystem services that are important for regulating the climate and helping us to adapt to the impacts ...

  • African Investors to Explore Opportunities in Renewable Energy in Germany

    Business leaders and policy makers from several African countries are set to converge in Berlin Germany this October to explore opportunities in renewable energy in support of much needed infrastructural development and youth employment. The international seminar on Investment Opportunities in Renewable Energy to take place from Oct 4-8 is already attracting strong interests from Rwanda, Ghana ...

  • Economic Recovery & the Rise of DER in a Post-Pandemic World

    As the world grapples with the dire consequences of COVID-19, many are trying to assess the impact the global pandemic, ensuing economic downturn, and social inequities, will have on renewables and the overall energy transition to a more sustainable future. Prior to COVID-19, the proliferation of behind-the-meter (BTM) distributed energy resources (DER), including rooftop solar, energy storage, ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • A new application of hydrogen

    A new application of hydrogen is being deployed which is helping solve humanity’s ever-evolving energy woes. Traditionally, hydrogen has a large number of applications – used in everything from industrial products to food packaging. Ammonia used in fertilizer and industrial processes amounted to 160 Million tons worldwide in 2011; hydrogen is a primary component in ammonia. The market ...


    By Verde LLC

  • Renewable energy potential of developing countries: the drivers towards a green economy (a case study from Uzbekistan)

    Many countries have realised the importance of a transition to a green economy and have formulated precise scenarios, although the main emphasis relies on the application of renewable energy technologies. Considering the contemporary economic prosperity of developing countries, there is a great demand to enhance the infrastructure of investment for renewable energy as developed nations have ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Where Does the Solar Industry Fit In?

    On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—also known as the CARES Act—was signed into law. This $2 trillion stimulus package is the largest emergency aid passed in U.S. history, and though there are indirect benefits for the solar industry, it’s not enough. ...


    By Aurora Solar Inc.

  • Urgently sought by business: more renewable energies

    While some in politics and the public still believe that they are doing Greta a favor with more renewables, the calls of the economy for a much faster expansion of renewable energies are getting louder. Who are the actors and what is behind them? RE100 - global large companies want 100% ...


    By Solarpraxis AG

  • A Cleaner Energy Future

    As renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the world’s energy portfolio, the standards of ASTM International Committee E44 are helping to pave the way for innovation in clean energy sources. A growing population and improving living standards around the world are causing significant increases in energy demand and competition for fossil fuels. These escalating energy ...


    By ASTM International

  • A Tipping Point – Our Energy, Investments and Future

    As public attention focuses on the upcoming presidential election, trade disputes and gun control, another development will have a sweeping impact on the global economy, our lives and our future. Mounting evidence shows that unsubsidized renewable energy generation coupled with storage is now more cost-efficient than existing fossil fuel ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Energy Efficiency prospects: What to watch

    Events unfolding in two US Northeast states – New York and Massachusetts – signal increased business opportunity for energy efficiency companies, green architects, lighting contractors, smart grid innovators and others in the business of saving energy. First, the energy efficiency world should keep an eye on debate over the possible shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in ...

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