Shell chief lifts lid on oil giant’s $2bn-a-year energy transition

Shell has been widely credited with leading Big Oil’s energy transition, spending $1bn-2bn a year globally on a bewildering array of green-energy investments — from offshore wind to off-grid solar, from electric-vehicle (EV) charging networks to clean hydrogen, and from… Read moreShell chief lifts lid on oil giant’s $2bn-a-year energy transition

Lead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

Results Confirm Circular Economy Success; Lead Batteries Remain Most Recycled U.S. Consumer Product In conjunction with America Recycles Day (November 15), Battery Council International (BCI) has issued its biennial report on the recycling rate of lead batteries in the U.S…. Read moreLead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

Panasonic Recognizes Highest-Performing Solar Installers and Distributors with 2019 Customer Appreciation Awards

In addition, the company announced nationwide installer and distributor winners who were commended for their outstanding commitment to their customers and advancing solar technologies in the marketplace. Panasonic is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Customer Appreciation Awards,… Read morePanasonic Recognizes Highest-Performing Solar Installers and Distributors with 2019 Customer Appreciation Awards

Khan hails wind ramp-up as Pakistan signs deals with 560MW

The Pakistan government on Friday signed deals with developers of 560MW of wind power, in a move its President Imran Khan said would increase security of supply in the nation. Pakistan’s Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) signed implementation and guarantee… Read moreKhan hails wind ramp-up as Pakistan signs deals with 560MW

World’s first mono-buckets head for wind plant off Germany

The pair of next-generation mono-bucket foundations being deployed at Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht wind farm off Germany are en route from steel fabricator Bladt Industries’ yard in Lindø, Denmark. Being installed by Seajack’s Scylla vessel, the Universal Foundation-developed units –… Read moreWorld’s first mono-buckets head for wind plant off Germany

Cost drops to ‘open space’ in Chinese offshore wind for global firms

Chinese efforts to stimulate a cost deflation in offshore wind will push companies to cut costs across the supply chain and adopt more modern technology, such as recently unveiled 10MW turbines by Dongfang and CSIC Haizhuang show, Fitch Solutions Macro… Read moreCost drops to ‘open space’ in Chinese offshore wind for global firms

UK offshore wind market thinks beyond CfDs as prices tumble

The downward trajectory of prices in UK contract-for-difference (CfD) rounds will put increasing pressure on developers, as Britain’s world-leading sector evolves to embrace a variety of scenarios such as merchant and corporate power sales, industry experts told Recharge. A record… Read moreUK offshore wind market thinks beyond CfDs as prices tumble