Renewable energy sources, wind and solar power, will soon be cheaper than the existing cost for coal fired power, a recent report claims.
The German supermarket chain Lidl has had a gigantic increase in its business rates to 528% due to a change in the valuation of having solar installations at its sites.
The mild winter and the decreased use of coal fired power plants has led to global carbon emission levels decreasing by 2%.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers have found that all of the worlds demand for electricity could potentially be met in 30 year’s time by renewable energy sources.
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 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.
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.