Renewable Energy

World’s largest hybrid ship to ferry passengers between UK, France

An artist’s impression of the Saint-Malo at sea. According to Brittany Ferries will have a battery capacity of 11.5 megawatt hours. Brittany Ferries A ship set to carry passengers between the UK and France in the next few years will be the largest hybrid-vessel ever built, according to operator Brittany Ferries. In a statement Tuesday, …

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Wind turbines bound for landfill because of hefty recycling expenses

Researchers from the University of South Australia are urging renewable energy companies in the state to come up with an end-of-life plan for their aging wind turbines. keypoints: Studies suggest wind turbine waste could end up in landfill by the end of the decade Wind turbines have a life span of 10 to 20 years …

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Renewable energy: The undoing of RECs and ESCerts

By Somit Dasgupta In May, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) announced fresh regulations for renewable energy certificates (RECs), including doing away with the ceiling and floor price of RECs, making the certificates valid till redemption (as against 1,095 days earlier), allowing traders also to deal in RECs at mutually agreed prices (as against only …

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Huge offshore wind farm to use recyclable turbine blades

A wind turbine at the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, in the Irish Sea. With governments around the world attempting to ramp up their renewable energy capacity, the number of wind turbines worldwide only looks set to grow, which will in turn increase pressure on the sector to find sustainable solutions to the disposal of blades. …

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India Ranks Third Globally, After China And USA, For Total Renewable Power Addition In 2021

India added around 15.4 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power capacity in 2021, the third highest after China (136 GW) and the United States (43 GW), according to a global status report released on Wednesday (15 June). The REN21’s Renewables 2022 Global Status Report (GSR) is the world’s only crowd-sourced report on renewable energy. It covers …

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