Renewable energy

Are the mines on the right track?

Image: 123rf.com Mining companies are well positioned to implement cost-effective and efficient renewable energy solutions, provided the right actions are taken early on. This is the point of view of Nick Oosthuizen, managing director of the energy efficiency consultancy Inframid. Oosthuizen begins by saying that in recent years, mining companies …

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Wind groups fall from dizzying heights

A tough quarter for the world’s largest wind companies has shone several renewable energy darlings amid an accelerated sell-off in clean energy stocks. Many have suffered stock declines in the past two weeks after bad news in the first quarter results, including unexpected damage to cable for Orsted, missed earnings …

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Insufficient momentum in energy transition in Asia

Yet the penetration of the renewable energy market remains low in Asia. Renewable energy sources accounted for less than 8% of Asia’s primary energy mix in 2019, well below the global average of over 11%. At the regional level, there are significant variations, with renewable energies accounting for only 0.2% …

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Renewable energies stage a show full of power

Electricity production from renewable energy sources continued to increase in the country despite a significant drop in the addition of new capacity in the sector in 2020-2021, beaten by Covid. All other key segments such as thermal, hydropower and nuclear reported a decline in electricity generation in FY21. Total electricity …

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