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How Will India Achieve Its Renewable Energy Goals?

India has a population of over one billion people and therefore requires large electricity supplies. Over the next ten years the nation has some ambitious targets to hit relating to its electricity supply especially when it comes to renewable energy.

Five Key Nations Who Plan to Phase Out Coal Usage

Many countries across the world have now set deadlines to phase out the use of coal. This article includes five of the most significant countries who have set a deadline and how they plan to phase out the use of coal.

Australia to Asia Undersea Power Cable Plan

Plans between Australia and Asia have led to a potential 2400 mile cable being fed under the sea from Australia to Singapore in a bid to provide countries in Asia with solar power.

UK Lift Ban on Onshore Wind Turbine Projects

With the block on new onshore UK wind farms being lifted it means that companies are able to compete against one another for clean onshore energy contracts in one of the windiest countries in the world.

Drax Power Station to Stop the Use of Coal by Next Year

Plans have been announced to stop the burning of coal in the Draw power plant, causing a loss of 230 jobs. The 2021 plan for the site located in Yorkshire comes four years ahead of the deadline set by the government.

Renewable Energy Groups Demand Clarity from the European Union

Renewable groups are demanding clarity from the European Union on its green deals. They are demanding a clear outline on the future of renewable energy in Europe.

Solar Power Given Boost in the United States

Solar industry in the United States is set for a promising future as investor are backing new super-sized batteries. Energy hungry technology companies and fund managers are both investing into solar plus storage projects.

UK Government to be Sued Over New Gas Power Plant

The government of the United Kingdom is being sued for approving the biggest gas power station in all of Europe. The move goes completely against the climate change objectives that the UK has in reaching net zero.

New Breakthrough discovered in Quantum Dots Solar Technology

Research engineers at the University of Queensland claim to have made a breakthrough in solar technology by creating a flexible ‘skin’ that can use solar energy to power devices.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Enhanced Geothermal Power Plants

Using enhanced geothermal energy systems could be the answer to achieving net zero emissions. The technology provides a very low carbon energy and if used the amount of electricity to be produced is abundant. However, for all its advantages, experts warn that using such systems might increase the chance and risk of earthquakes.