Tag Archives: Renewable Energy

Google Achieves 100% Renewable Energy Target

Google announced recently that its renewable energy purchases have met and even exceeded the amount of electricity used in its operations in 2017. Presently, it holds contracts to purchase 3 gigawatts of output from renewable energy projects. These contracts have led to more than $3 billion in new capital investment around the world. Google’s total […]

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Australia: Energy (Battery) Storage of 1.4 GW added in 2017

A recent research shows that Australia’s energy storage market has tripled in 2017. While cumulative global energy storage additions reached 1.4 GW and 2.3 GWh in 2017. Australia added more stored power capacity than any other nation last year, with 246 MW. This total comprised a tripling of the country’s residential storage space, which continues […]

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Is your home a Green Home yet? If it isn’t, why not?

A quick Wiki search would easily define the term, ‘zero net energy building’ which simply means, “the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site, or in other definitions by renewable energy sources elsewhere.” According to New Buildings Institute, “the number […]

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Energy Storage is the glue in RE sustainability

Saturday, 07 November 2015: Just very recently, Invenergy LLC announced the start of commercial operations for its Beech Ridge Energy Storage project in Rupert, West Virginia (Greenbrier County). This site is home to 31.5 MW capacity of energy storage and further complements the company’s 100.5 MW wind evergy facility at Charleston. According to Kris Zadlo, Senior Vice President of […]

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Solar all the way, anybody?

Sunday, 01 November 2015: For those living in the Klang Valley, you might have noticed an unusual congestion in traffic throughout today especially in the Petaling Jaya area and the most plausible answer for this madness that has befallen innocent road users would be food. Yes, you read right – FOOD. Dataran Petaling Jaya today was loaded with loads […]

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SEDA Malaysia announces proposed Quota and FiT Rates for 2016

Thursday, 15 October 2015: Since the Quota, Respective Mechanisms, Dates & FiT Rates for Renewable Energy (RE) will be revised and proposed simultaneously by SEDA Malaysia, this post will serve as an avenue for the first-hand release of these updates to ensure that you will always get the latest development in the RE department. Do take […]

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The competition in the Solar Tech industry is flaring up

Tuesday, 13 October 2015: Lately, things are really beginning to flare up in the solar techniverse and this can very well be seen with Tesla’s Elon Musk’s recent announcement about its higher efficiency solar panels. He mentioned that his solar panels have been tested to have an “effective 22.04% conversion efficiency” and they would come at a […]

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