Author Archives: et_editor

This “Intangible Product” of Tesla has Doubled in Revenue and Exceeded US$1 billion Within a Year

published 2020 年 11 月 12 日 18:30 | editor | category News
Despite being a future trend, the exorbitant cost for electric vehicles in the existing phase obstructs profitability, though there is a product that is able to nourish the expenditure of these automotive manufacturers, and it is not a vehicle, nor a battery, but an intangible byproduct of “carbon right”. Tesla had a carbon right revenue of approximately US$600 million from 2019, and has accumulated nearly US$1.2 billion in sales from the first 3 quarters of this year, which became the most remarkable service item on the financial report. ...  more

Owing to Pandemic-Induced Decline, Newly Added PV Installation Capacity Expected to Reach Merely 115GW for 2020

published 2020 年 11 月 11 日 18:30 | editor | category News
The COVID-19 pandemic served as a watershed moment for a dramatic year 2020. By disrupting global supply chains and industrial developments, the pandemic has made its presence felt in practically all aspects of life, with the PV industry being no exception. The pandemic’s impact is reflected in the slightly reduced newly installed PV capacity this year. Energy research consultancy Wood Mackenzie forecasts a yearly newly added global PV capacity of 115GW for 2020. Although this figure surpasses the 100GW-mark, it falls short of the 118GW added in 2019. ...  more

Energy Taiwan Interview: As the largest EIA-approved offshore wind project after 2025, with capacity of up to 2GW, Formosa 3 eagerly awaits next round of offshore wind grid allocation

published 2020 年 11 月 11 日 9:30 | editor | category Interviews
Taiwan’s offshore wind sector has entered a new chapter as Phase 3 of grid allocation, is scheduled to begin in 2021. Various wind project developers presented their latest proposals for offshore wind farms at this year’s Energy Taiwan that was held from 14-16 October at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1. ...  more

Aggreko Completes the First Battery Energy Storage Project for the Largest Electric Coop in the US

published 2020 年 11 月 09 日 18:30 | editor | category Analysis
Aggreko, a multinational company that specializes in generation hire, stated in a press release on October 28 that it has finished the setup of the first energy storage project for Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC). The project, which consists of a 2.25MW (4.5MWh) battery storage system, is located in Johnson City, Texas. It is another example of Aggreko’s wide range of mobile and modular power solutions. ...  more

AES Gener Breaks Ground for the First Solar-Plus-Storage Plant in Chile

published 2020 年 11 月 09 日 18:30 | editor | category Analysis
Chilean power producer AES Gener announced on October 15 that it has commenced construction of a solar-plus-storage plant named Andes Solar II-B and a wind farm named Campo Lindo. A virtual event to celebrate the groundbreaking of both projects was held on the same day and attended by Juan Carlos Jobet, Chile’s Minister of Energy. ...  more

Pandemic Tests the Achievements of Smart Power Grids in Various Countries seen from Changes in Electricity Consumption Habits and Elevated Ratio in Renewable Energy

published 2020 年 11 月 06 日 18:30 | editor | category Analysis
The COVID-19 pandemic has created limited impact to renewable energy, which is expected to continue to grow in the long term, and the tenacity of power grids has been constantly elevating in order to respond to the growing trend of green energy. ...  more