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12 07 2021 | 12:15

Australia: ESB reform of electricity system needs to plan for a zero emissions future

IEEFA's submission to the ESB post 2025 electricity market design options Australia has a huge opportunity to become one of the first countries to fully transition to a zero-emissions electricity…

15 06 2021 | 14:52

Ramaphosa Cuts Red Tape to Ease Blackouts Hobbling South Africa

South Africa’s government will allow private investors to build their own power plants with up to 100 megawatts of generating capacity without requiring a license, in a bid to address the nation’s…

02 06 2021 | 11:10

Mozambique launches build of new $1bn power projects.

Temane initiative is a regional game-changer, says developer. Maputo  — Mozambique on Monday began construction of gas-to-power plant and transmission line projects worth $1bn in the southern…

26 05 2021 | 07:46

Ed’s note: Is renewable energy breaking the electricity network?

A decade has passed since the inception of South Africa’s renowned renewable energy auction programme – the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). In reality,…

25 05 2021 | 13:27

Zero-emission, all-electric flight is closer than you think.

Canada-based seaplane airline Harbour Air aims to offer zero-emission, all-electric commercial flights by 2022. “There is a big revolution on the way,” CEO and founder Greg McDougall tells Energy…

15 05 2021 | 12:46

It’s oh so quiet: silent whale watching on Iceland’s first electric boat tour.

A carbon-neutral tour off Húsavík, in north Iceland, makes for a greener, more peaceful experience for visitors and sea creatures ‘Look! Look! Over there …” The boat listed dramatically as 50…

11 05 2021 | 09:56

U.K. Grid Installs New Kit to Stop Green Power Going to Waste.

National Grid Plc is installing new technology on the U.K. network that will remove bottlenecks of renewable power and free up enough power to supply a million homes that would otherwise be wasted.…

06 05 2021 | 16:44

Consultants poised to make more than $1 billion from bankrupt Puerto Rico utility.

Huge consulting fees highlight systemic problems with reform of island utility. April 29, 2021 (IEEFA) ⎼ The transformation and financial restructuring of Puerto Rico’s bankrupt electric power…

06 05 2021 | 16:13

Costly electricity bars Kenya from becoming energy-secure country.

Expensive pricing has hit Kenya’s transition into an energy-secure country over the past decade, a new index shows, despite improvements in customer connections, uptake of renewable energy and high…

03 05 2021 | 07:57

State to save Kenya Power from KenGen direct sales.

Loss-making Kenya Power got a huge reprieve after the Ministry of Energy announced it will restrict Kenya Electricity Generating Company  KenGen) plans to sell power directly to consumers. State-…

03 05 2021 | 07:34

Electricity is infrastructure: Why the grid matters more than ever.

The American Jobs Plan and other government measures could spark a reinvention of the power grid. What counts as infrastructure these days?

03 05 2021 | 07:16

The US needs a macrogrid to move electricity from areas that make it to areas that need it

Many kinds of extreme events can disrupt electricity service, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, extreme heat, extreme cold and extended droughts. Major disasters can leave…

27 04 2021 | 09:56

How Bitcoin trade is hurting climate change mitigation.

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency has made it easier to become a millionaire in Kenya, appreciating more than 1,200 per cent since March last year to hit an all-time-high of Sh6.9 million last week, but…

13 04 2021 | 10:22

Green groups dispute power station claim that biomass is carbon-neutral

Drax in Yorkshire burns wood pellets to generate electricity, but forests cannot be replaced quickly enough, say campaigners. The UK’s plan to burn more trees to generate “renewable” electricity has…

07 04 2021 | 10:05

Your Smart TV May Be Wasting Lots of Energy When 'Off'

While the energy efficiency of America's smart televisions has improved greatly since flat panel models were first introduced, some of the energy savings are at risk due to new "smart wake" features…

05 04 2021 | 09:48

Risk of new ‘international embarrassment’ if we phase out coal and gas too soon

Special report: Inside the massive 10,000-submission mailbag on draft plan to reduce New Zealand's emissions to net-zero The Climate Change Commission faces strong industry pushback against phasing…

22 03 2021 | 09:33

Enel breaks ground on large wind-plus-storage project in Texas.

Enel Green Power North America has started construction of the Azure Sky wind plus storage project in Texas that, once operational, will supply Kellogg Company with electricity through a 100MW…

18 03 2021 | 10:57

Clean Electricity Needs Different Transmission System.

Historically, vertically integrated utilities, whether publicly or privately owned, invested in transmission lines to connect their large thermal power plants to major load centers.

03 03 2021 | 09:11

After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid.

Preventing the next energy nightmare and curbing America’s carbon emissions will require spending billions to remake the nation’s grids.  The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas,…

01 03 2021 | 13:50

Electricity needed to mine bitcoin is more than used by 'entire countries'

Bitcoin mining – the process in which a bitcoin is awarded to a computer that solves a complex series of algorithm – is a deeply energy intensive process. It’s not just the value of bitcoin that has…