renewable energy

  • Centrica and Mixergy to deploy smart hot water tanks in UK households

    Centrica, UK energy firm, has announced that it will roll out new smart hot water tanks to track hot water levels and help consumers better understand their usage within their households.

  • German firm launches new solution that is critical to achieving a sustainable future

    As renewable energy sources continue their global success story, the demand for integrating them into the current energy and industry landscape has seen a sharp rise in the UAE. thyssenkrupp now offers a key technology for renewables integration: industrial scale water electrolysis for large projects. By splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, this technology delivers "green" hydrogen, a clean, CO2-free energy carrier.

  • Google to use energy created by solar park to power data center in Holland

    US global search engine colossus and technology leaders Google have announced it will use electricity generated by a solar park to power a recently opened data center that the firm established. Google has publicly disclosed that it will purchase all of the electricity which is generated by the largest solar park in Holland over the next decade to power its data center.

  • Orange and ENGIE agree to deliver global renewable energy supply solution

    Orange is joining forces with ENGIE, the leading developer of solar and wind power in France, to deliver a global renewable energy supply solution in the country. This will involve creating new solar energy production capacities, managing the production of all renewable electricity capacities contracted by Orange with other producers and supplying additional volumes to cater to Orange's actual consumption.

  • PwC projects that renewable energy in the GCC could reach $16bn by 2020

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states show great promise for renewable energy deployment, according to a recent study by management consultancy Strategy& Middle East (formerly Booz & Company), part of the PwC network.

  • Telefónica doubles use of renewable electricity

    44% of Telefónica's electricity consumption is already renewable, which is equivalent to the average annual consumption of 203,749 households. This means that the company has doubled its use of renewable electric energy from 21% one year ago. Telefónica is accelerating the fulfillment of its goals to help support the Paris Agreement: to reach 50% renewable energy by 2020 and 100% by 2030, combined with a reduction in energy consumption.