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UAE Set to Double Its Renewable Energy Portfolio in 10 Years

published: 2020-01-16 10:00 | editor | category: News
The United Arab Emirates is the rising star of clean energy in the region. Abu Dhabi’s solar power supply can cover around ~6% of the emirate’s demand for electricity in summer and 16% in winter currently. The Noor Abu Dhabi solar power plant (1,177MW), which is considered as the single largest solar farm on earth, has started its commercial operation since July 2019. ...  more

Wind Energy Powerhouse Looks to Develop Green Hydrogen as Denmark Invests in Electrolysis Plants

published: 2020-01-15 21:00 | editor | category: News
Wind power accounts for nearly 50% of all electricity in Denmark, which leads the world in wind power per capita. Now Denmark is looking to develop another type of green energy – hydrogen energy. The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities is set to invest DKK 128 million (~NT$570 million) in the construction of two large-scale electrolysis plants, in hopes that the country’s surplus of green energy can be used to facilitate hydrogen production. ...  more

[In-Depth Report] 5 Reasons Why Trina Solar’s IPO Is Postponed

published: 2020-01-15 10:00 | editor | category: News
Trina Solar, one of the largest solar powerhouses in the world, tried to apply for IPO in China, which was expected to be clear sailing for the company. However, the Sci-Tech Innovation Board, China’s equivalent to NASDAQ, has not approved Trina’s application. The status is now “postponed.” ...  more

Algae Fuel Developed in Europe Powers Cars Up to 80kph and Serves as an Alternative to Land-Based Biomass Resources

published: 2020-01-14 21:00 | editor | category: News
Biofuels are often brought up when discussing the use of renewable energies to protect the environment and reduce carbon emissions. However, a very controversial aspect of biofuels is that the base materials for their production are often staple crops and woody plants. Growing staple crops for biofuels takes up existing arable land, and food prices may also experience sharp increases from time to time as biofuel producers compete with the general populace for the same agricultural commodities. ...  more