Airports could produce enough solar energy to power a city

New research shows that installing solar panels on the roofs of Australian airport buildings could be an effective step towards net zero emissions. Australian airports are ideal hosts for large-scale solar installations. A new study has found that Australian government-owned airports could generate enough electricity to power 136,000 homes, if …

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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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Offshore wind industry shipbuilding arrows

US-based Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co (GLDD) has engaged shipbuilder Ulstein to move into the engineering phase of integrating the Jones-compliant rock dump vessel for the emerging US offshore wind market. The scope of work includes the selection of the vessel’s main equipment and the start of detailed design …

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The Recorder – Solar Points

Published: 05/09/2021 17:47:22 According to the article, solar panels have a lifecycle of 20 years. What happens to exhausted panels? Solar panels contain chemicals, silicone, circuitry and wiring; there is no “green” process to dispose of or recycle them. The article goes on to say that the tables would offset …

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