Articles tagged with: Solar-plus-storage

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‘No longer economically rational to build gas peakers in Australia’

19 Jul 2021, 03:58 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘No longer economically rational to build gas peakers in Australia’

There’s still a disconnect between what’s achievable and what is actually being achieved in the drive to decarbonise. Despite a boom in renewable energy generation, Australia’s government line is instead commitment to “a gas-fired recovery”. That commitment is a dangerous one, says Lillian Patterson of the Clean Energy Council.

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Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

28 Jun 2021, 04:46 • By Peter Lo
Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

Hybrid renewables are playing a strategic role in accelerating the decarbonisation of power generation and supporting the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as supporting the UK’s net zero by 2050 ambition and its interim emissions reduction of 78% by 2035. Consultant Peter Lo of ITPEnergised discusses the UK’s emergence into the hybrid energy sector and how it is better for our planet, better in the economics and better for offtake.

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Vanadium flow batteries for a zero-emissions energy system

28 Jun 2021, 03:51 • By Ed Porter
Vanadium flow batteries for a zero-emissions energy system

Growth in renewables and corresponding market pricing is the key driver for the commercialisation and global adoption for vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) and an important reason why we will see further growth for this technology over the years to come, says Ed Porter of Invinity Energy Systems.