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Thermal Energy Storage Market to exceed $55bn by 2024

ESI Africa Summary Government-led initiatives toward increased renewable generation along with demand for uninterrupted power supply will bolster the thermal energy storage market, according to the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. The study findings note that in 2017, the...

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New Data Suggests Shocking Shale Slowdown

Nick Cunningham, Summary U.S. shale executives often boast of low breakeven prices, reassuring investors of their ability to operate at a high level even when oil prices fall. But new data suggests that the industry slowed dramatically in the fourth quarter of 2018 in response to...

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Indigenous support sparks €1.25 million investment into Canadian biomass

Bioenergy Insight Summary Larry Bagnell, a parliamentary member for the Canadian territory of Yukon announced alongside Canada’s minister of Natural Resources a multi-year investment of €1.25 million ($1.43 million) for a forestry initiative in Yukon. According to a Natural Resources Canada...

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Denmark's energy consumption marginally down on last year

Stephen Gadd, CPH Post Online Summary New figures for the first nine months of 2018 released by the Energistyrelsen energy agency reveal a drop in energy usage of 0.6 percent in comparison with the same period last year. However, it may not last. The estimated consumption of the new data...

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Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

Beate Antonich, IISD Summary A UNDP and WRI report, titled ‘Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategies,’ highlights the energy sector as important entry point to address energy-related emissions of G20 countries. EIB backs over €6 billion of clean energy, energy efficiency,...

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FERC Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur presents keynote address at Microgrid 2.0

Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) delivered an inspiring keynote address at the opening of IDEA’s Microgrid 2.0 conference: Advancing Industry Growth , reflecting on the many changes impacting energy markets including expansion of renewables and...

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Market Report Series: Energy Efficiency 2018

Summary Energy Efficiency 2018 , the sixth edition in the IEA Market Report Series, is the global tracker of trends and indicators in energy efficiency and an invaluable resource for energy efficiency policy makers and market actors. This year’s report provides a special feature in the form...

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A Surprise to Analysts: Less CHP in Microgrids, More Solar

Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Combined heat and power (CHP) provides year-round baseload energy in microgrids — something renewable resources don’t do. Yet solar PV now overshadows CHP in planned microgrid projects, according to a new microgrid database by ICF. “We see a lot of...

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IEA predicts geothermal growth of 3,600 to 4,500 MW 2018-2023

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary In its Market Report “Renewables 2018”, the International Energy Agency (IEA) provides its analysis and forecasts to 2023. According to IEA, the geothermal power generation capacity is to expand by 28% or around 4GW. While IEA says it would reach...

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Energy in Sweden 2017

Summary With the publication of Energy in Sweden , the Swedish Energy Agency intends to provide an overall picture of the current situation and development of the energy sector in Sweden. As a complement to the publication, the collection of statistics Energy in Sweden - Facts and Figures ...

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