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Smart City Materials & Formats Analyzed by IDTechEx

Smart City Materials & Formats Analyzed by IDTechEx: A new MIT study finds that the number of visitors to any location decreases as the inverse square of travel distance. Since affordable accommodation is distant from a city center, this and web shopping means that city centers are emptying. Cities seek more independence and security with…
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Is the UK headed toward a solar farm surge?

Is the UK headed toward a solar farm surge?: Are the UK’s future energy supplies already being charged greatly? Current research from the commercial law firm EMW reveals that the amount of UK solar farms increased 12% last year, from 2,250 in 2019/20 to 2,510 in 2020/21. The analysis indicate the eliminating of farmers’ agricultural…
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British Army now has solar PV Farm

British Army now has solar PV Farm : Centrica Business Solutions has finished the construction of the British Army’s first solar PV farm, according to the company. This is part of a £200 million investment in the Department of Defense’s estate. The solar farm, which is the size of eight football pitches and is located…
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Rising by 36% in second quarter is UK’s fossil fuel

Rising by 36% in second quarter is UK’s fossil fuel : In the second quarter of this year, fossil fuel generation increased by 36% over the same period last year. According to the quarterly BEIS document, the increase in fossil fuel generation is due to higher gas demand as weather conditions reduced renewable energy output.…
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8GW of onshore & solar already eligible to bid in CfD AR4

8GW of onshore & solar already eligible to bid in CfD AR4 : The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Renewables pipeline tracker’ shows that both the onshore wind and solar pipeline continue to grow. Cornwall Insight calculates a Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 4 (AR4) eligible solar pipeline of ~3GW, up by ~1.8GW on…
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Poc-Mast tech to increase grid connection for solar farm

Poc-Mast tech to increase grid connection for solar farm: Point-Of-Connection Mast (Poc-Mast) technology has been set up to increase the connection to the grid as well as reduce prices for a solar farm located in Wiltshire. Poc-Mast is made to support new connections to the high voltage electricity distribution network, supplying a safer, quicker also…
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21MW solar energy farm in Norfolk gets the go-ahead

21MW solar energy farm in Norfolk gets the go-ahead: Pathfinder Clean Energy (PACE) has obtained planning permission for a new solar energy farm located in Norfolk. The Burgate solar farm, located 8 miles N of Norwich, will create sufficient electricity to power the similar amount of about 6,800 households per year. It is additionally anticipated…
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Up to 1900MW of wind eligible for RESS-2

Up to 1900MW of wind eligible for RESS-2: Cornwall Insight’s ‘Route to RESS service’ has examined the potential capacity of wind and solar that could enter the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-2) auction in Ireland, with the analysis showing that approximately 1900MW (1800GWh) of solar and 1600MW (4800GWh) of wind is eligible to bid for…
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Australian price cannibalisation of renewable assets climb

Australian price cannibalisation of renewable assets climb

Australian price cannibalisation of renewable assets climb: Research from Cornwall Insight Australia shows that the growth of variable renewable energy (VRE) generation in Australia significantly impacts their captured price. In fact, in FY18, 98% of the grid-scale solar generation volumes captured prices above $50/MWh. However, this has reduced to 12% in FY21. On top of…
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Renewable electricity capacity climbs 45% IEA evaluates

Renewable electricity capacity climbs 45% IEA evaluates: Renewable sources of electricity developed at their swiftest rate in two decades this last year. This is reported by a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), that values the sum of renewable electricity capacity set up in 2020 excelled by 45% to 280GW. This comprises the…
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