Deloitte webcast dbrief on energy storage

September 1st, 2015

Increasingly, energy storage is considered a pivotal technology helping to transform the power and utilities sector. It will enable grid-integration and widespread adoption of solar and wind renewables by utilities and consumers. In the dbrief Deloitte discusses: The continued high cost of storage technologies today. The multitude of storage options available and potential business cases […]

DONG Energy moving into the UK

September 1st, 2015

DONG Energy, an electric utility, acquired the Hornsea zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 GW offshore wind capacity. This follows DONG Energy’s acquisition of Hornsea Project One, a 1,200 MW offshore wind project in the Round 3. The Hornsea zone projects form one of […]

EU to invest EUR 150 million in energy infrastructure

August 31st, 2015

EU Member States agreed in July on a proposal from the European Commission to allocate EUR 150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The bulk of the support will go to projects in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe as well as to projects in the Baltic region. In total, 20 projects were selected […]

Distributed Energy at Center of DOE’s New $1B Loan Guarantee Fund

August 31st, 2015

President Obama’s clean power policy rollout in Las Vegas has included a big regulatory win for PACE financing, hundred-million-dollar federal energy-efficiency and solar commitments, and big-picture goals on clean energy and emissions reductions, among other highlights. In a series of guidance documents, DOE has described a first-ever move to open its loan guarantees to projects […]

IKEA: Going 100% renewable makes ‘good business sense’

August 27th, 2015

The Swedish furniture company, IKEA, has committed to producing as much clean energy as it consumes at its retails stores and factories by 2020. IKEA, which has more than 350 stores and 150,000 employees worldwide, has installed more than 700,000 solar panels on its buildings and has signed up to own and manage 314 wind […]