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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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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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Industry may be heading into a big solar increase

Industry may be heading into a big solar increase: Solar PV instalments are forecast to place 27% year-on-year expansion in 2021. This is as reported by a current study by IHS Markit, that anticipates global demand to shoot up during the second half of 2021. The evidence of the report syas China, US & India…
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Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF

Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF: EDF Renewables has added two solar farms in England and Wales to their grid-scale solar portfolio. EDF Renewables have announced that a 49.9MW in North Anglesey from developer Countryside Renewables and 49.9MW solar project in South East Cambridgeshire. The latter has also secured consent for…
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