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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction: A Key Objective In the period 1990-2019, total greenhouse gas emissions in Italy fell by 19% (Total CO2 equivalent emissions without land use, land-use change, and forestry), going from 519 Mt CO2eq to 418 Mt CO2eq. A significant part of these comes from transportation (25%), energy production (22%), and residential and agricultural consumption (19%). The reduction represents

Power-to-X: Decarbonizing Everything

So, what is precisely Power-to-X and how it was picked up mainstream renewable energy community and media? This brief article explains how it started and what it is, and its applications in practice and progress on the frontier so far. Power-to-X (PtX) has been in the spotlight in the energy community ever since the Danish Energy
UK power market
The UK power generation sector has a fascinating and complicated history and its future is set to be just the same with major opportunities for investors. Sanjoy San is a chemical engineer who has spent four years at the Oil & Gas Authority, a UK government regulator, and he will provide an overlook of the
Overview of the Baltic Energy Landscape Renewable energies in the Baltic region is oftentimes overlooked by international investments, but the outstanding performance of the market in the past two years, is generating more interest. Rytis Kėvelaitis is the advisor for renewable energy project development in the Baltics and he introduces us to the energy market of the Baltic region. Economic Resilience and
TOP 3 wind projects
At Green Dealflow we work with solar and wind farm projects, we find inspiration from all of the developers we are working with, but also by the successful constructions, especially the joint effort that private companies, governments and households put in pushing the transition to a clean – energy powered society. We have collected the
top 3 solar
At Green Dealflow we work with wind and solar projects, we find inspiration from all of the developers we are working with, but also by the successful constructions, especially the joint effort that private companies, governments and households put in pushing the transition to a clean – energy powered society. We have collected the biggest
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Agrovoltaico®
Giancarlo Ghidesi, COO REM Tec The new Agrovoltaico® technology has the potential to unleash a chain of double value, for agriculture and fertile land but also for solar energy production: the interaction between the two is fundamental to help not only the energy transition, but also to avoid fertile land to be expropriated for one
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Isem
David Cashman – Senior Manager, Advisory – Ireland The Integrated Single Electricity Market (ISEM) was introduced on October 1st, 2018. ISEM has already dramatically changed the way energy is traded as the market here aligns with European rules. The Wholesale Electricity Market on the island of Ireland is undergoing significant change to integrate with European
storage
EASE and Delta-ee have announced the publication of the fifth report on the European Market Monitor on Energy Storage (EMMES), you can download the key points by clicking here. The report focuses on the impacts of the pandemic on the energy storage market, considering the effects on commercial activities and industries, and behind-the-meter segments, while front-of-meter
battery storage
Researchers evaluate the role and value of long-duration energy storage technologies in securing a carbon-free electric grid. Leda Zimmerman – MIT News “The overall question for me is how to decarbonize society in the most affordable way,” says Nestor Sepulveda SM ’16, PhD ’20. As a postdoc at MIT and a researcher with the MIT Energy
hydrogen
Half a dozen EU member states are pursuing various strategies to incorporate hydrogen into their net-zero plans.
Agrivoltaics is a method that simultaneously uses agricultural land for food production and PV power generation. The energy transformation requires a massive expansion, resulting in high demand of space. In most countries, this issue is not resolvable due to mounting ground systems, therefore fertile land is very valuable and limited. This method solves this conflict by enabling food production and electricity generation
In the past years, wind and solar energy have reached their all time low price level, allowing for an increasing and widespread use and installation of such renewable energy systems.
wind power
This year has severely impacted human society, as we begin to recover a new wave is unleashing to transform societies. The UK has developed a ten-point plan in which the aim is to create millions of jobs, available through protecting our planet and future generations. Over the last 30 years, the UK has expanded its
Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island located 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. It will b e owned by a public-private partnership. The hub will strengthen the integration of Europe’s power grids and increase renewable
John Fitzgerald Weaver is the Commercial Solar Guy, a mix of politics, physics, economics and evolution, solar power it’s his power too. In this article, he shares the biennial tracking the sun report, document which collects solar data for the past two years, giving us insights on the next ones with regards to installations but also prices.
solar prices
prices falling, modules more efficient and increasing installations
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EEG 2021
Germany’s landmark Renewable Energy Act (EEG) – credited with making solar and wind power two of the most important electricity sources in the country – is undergoing another reform. Renewables shall grow faster, become cheaper and more accepted by neighbouring citizens so that climate and clean energy targets can be reached by Germany. This factsheet
solar panels
The COVID-19 crisis did not stop the solar wave that was unleashing in Italy and Gianni Silvestrini,  Renewable energy expert  and Scientific Director of the Kyoto Club, provides us with insightful information on the green wave upon which Italy is increasing the solar capacity by 2030.  According to the “Renewables 2020” IEA report, in the first half of this year, the new
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solar panels
Introduction It is now a well-established trend. After the switch to larger wafer sizes played out in 2019, this year has seen virtually all of the biggest PV manufacturers introduce new modules in dimensions above the 2-meter mark, and with power ratings in excess of 500 W – in some cases, as high as 800
In a comprehensive study focused on Denmark’s wind energy sector, researchers have unearthed compelling evidence that underscores the pivotal role of government policies in propelling the nation’s wind energy dominance. Led by C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, an associate professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, the study
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flow battery
Earlier this year, the California Energy Commission (CEC) published a $20 million solicitation to fund research projects for the deployment of long-duration energy storage. The objective was to develop a clear understanding of the role that long-duration energy storage (10 hours or greater) can play in helping to meet the state’s mandates to decarbonize the electricity sector
offshore wind
Global offshore wind installed capacity will reach 228 GW by 2030, according to projections from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Of the currently installed offshore wind capacity in the world, 90 per cent is located in Europe, mostly in the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. This is attributed to regional cooperation on interconnection,
Tesla battery event
The company intends to implement and to improve both battery cell design and battery manufacturing and integration. Read the key takeaways here
By Andy Colthorpe Batteries, hydrogen and other energy storage should be a “key topic of energy policy,” in the EU, Members of European Parliament (MEP) that worked together on formulating a report into the role of storage in a decarbonised, fair and secure energy system have said. A webinar hosted yesterday by the European Association
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energy storage
Energy storage installations are at the core of research in renewable energy, to bridge the gap into a fully green powered society with no backlashes: in this article Simone Prato gives us an insightful view on the market trends for the next years together with the technological innovations in the sector. The last 18 months
Ireland wind energy
The Irish Energy Market of Renewables is here described into the third and last country report from Greensolver. The Irish renewable energy landscape is one of the hot topics, especially thanks to the high commitment in developing Wind Energy to meet the Climate Action Plan for the country. Read through the one pager and discover
Poland renewable energy
Here it´s to our followers the second country report of this Summer from Greensolver to discover where you are investing, what are the opportunities and the actors of the game in the Polish renewable energy market
Country Report Greece

The Greek Energy Market 101

Country Overview Greece is located in the Balkans peninsula, Southern-East Europe, where the mainland forms the southernmost part of the area, covering 132 km2 and bordering Bulgaria, Turkey, and Albania. The Greek coastline is the largest in Europe, with the mainland being mostly mountainous. The main differences are between East and North-West, where the former experiences
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Solar Panels
Solar professional and project developer John Fitzgerald Weaver explains to us how we fail at solar power generation projections. Projected lives of solar power plants are 50% longer than a decade ago. This is because we test our solar panels aggressively, and laser focus on facility failures once we build them. This has led some to highly rate the safety of solar power
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