Adding energy storage to renewable energy installations such as solar plants or wind turbines, is becoming more interesting every day. On this context, DNV GL participated in the WindStock project for Topsector Energie, that focused on feasibility of combining wind, solar and storage.
Eco Marine Power announced that it has begun preparing for sea trials of its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy solution, in co-operation with strategic partners and ship owner Hisafuku Kisen K.K. of Onomichi, Japan.
DP World and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, to explore areas of collaboration on clean energy solutions for DP World’s portfolio of ports and freezones in the Middle East and Africa.
Prysmian Group announced that it entered in a partnership with the research institute CEA Liten, to provide cables on the Energy Observer, the world’s first catamaran powered solely by renewable sources. The vessel is committed to a six-year trip around the world, building a consensus about new solutions for a cleaner future.
China is known for investing more each year in wind, hydro and solar power than any other country on earth. In early June, it further underlined its role as the global leader in renewable energy, by switching on the world’s largest floating solar power plant, according to the World Economic Forum .
Statoil issued the 7th edition of its Energy Perspectives report, intended to provide an assessment of long-term perspectives on the international energy market. The report shows substantial future changes in the global energy mix and it describes three different scenarios for global macroeconomic development, energy demand, energy mix, and energy-related greenhouse gas emissions.
Eco Marine Power announced that, along with its strategic partners, will jointly offer products and solutions for offshore applications, including offshore wind platforms, oil rigs and jack-up systems. These products and solutions will incorporate marine solar power, batteries, integrated monitoring systems and engineering and design services.
Hexagon Composites ASA announced that has finalized a joint venture agreement with Nel ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB, for the development of integrated hydrogen projects. The equally owned joint venture will initially focus on opportunities in the maritime and marine segments, as well as projects to capture stranded renewable energy.
AkzoNobel announced its new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050, by offering products and services that enable operators to reduce their energy use and carbon impact.
According to an analysis by the International Energy Agency, limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.
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