California’s ambitious energy efficiency targets and zero carbon generation targets by mid-century will provide new opportunities for disruptive technologies including large-scale energy storage, demand management, floating wind and gas power combined with carbon capture.
This feature looks at the world’s top 10 largest utility companies by market value in US Dollars. Many of these companies are not only involved in power generation but also transmission and distribution. An increasing number of companies are phasing out coal power plants and replacing them with either gas power generation or and renewables. In many parts of the world, these leading traditional utility companies are now active investors and developers in renewable power such as on and offshore wind.
An increasing number of farmers, businesses and communities have invested and installed onsite generation solar or wind farms. Some have invested in large grid-scale renewable developments. A relatively recent trend combines direct ownership of onsite generation with indirect ownership, achieved by share purchases or by investment in dedicated investment trusts and funds…
This free to download here report takes a look at the current state of Europe’s solar sector and the issues its faces today. 2008, marks the “take-off” and later boom in worldwide solar PV installations fostered by the climate agenda and enabled by generous government subsidies and an 80 percent price-fall […]
Over the next few decades, the global shipping industry is likely to see several major changes in the technologies and fuels it uses to meet the changing challenges in the environment, regulation, and markets. We already seeing the adoption of pioneering new technologies, materials, and fuels used by shipping worldwide. […]