Explaining the Exponential Growth of Renewable Energy

The rapid growth of solar and wind power in recent years has breathed hope into global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the most dangerous effects of climate change. In 2010, solar and wind combined made up only 1.7% of global electricity generation. By last year, it had climbed to 8.7% — far higher than what had […]

The UK’s 2035 Net Zero Target: How Could it Be Achieved?

Decarbonisation plan, with almost 40% of power sourced from fossil fuels, is a monumental challenge UK electricity generation to be fossil fuel free by 2035, says PM As Boris Johnson confirmed plans to decarbonise the electricity grid by 2035, the UK was sourcing almost 40% of its power from fossil fuels, underscoring the scale of the challenge […]

Research reveals G20 needs over 3,500 GW of flexibility to enable 100% renewable electricity, as Wärtsilä launches grid balancing technology

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 31 March 2021 at 9:00 AM E. Europe Standard Time The technology group Wärtsilä has today launched grid balancing technology – capable of ramping up to 10+ MW in two minutes – to bridge utilities to a 100% renewable energy future at the lowest cost. The launch comes as the […]

DNV GL combines Oil & Gas and Power & Renewables businesses in response to energy transition

  Høvik, Norway, 26 January 2021 – DNV GL, the assurance and risk management company, will combine its current Oil & Gas and Power & Renewables businesses into one new business area called Energy Systems. DNV GL’s new business area, Energy Systems, will be the world’s leading resource of independent energy experts and certification body […]