New York Steps up Energy Efficiency and Storage Targets

New York State Public Service Commission has approved two new initiatives to reduce the region’s carbon footprint. Governor Cuomo has announced a dramatic increase in New York State’s energy efficiency and battery storage targets. In a bid to tackle climate change more quickly, the New York State Public Service Commission …

Vestas & Northvolt Create Wind Energy Grid Storage Partnership

Headquartered in Denmark, Vestas is the largest manufacturer of wind turbines in the world. This week, it announced the formation of a partnership with young Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt to improve the integration of grid-scale battery storage systems into wind energy systems. The two companies will share research and development …

India Can Go 100% Renewable By 2050 & Avoid Western Emissions Issues

New research has concluded that India can transition and function on a fully 100% renewable energy system by 2050 and bypass the traditional western reliance upon linking increasing living standards with heavy emissions from electricity generation. For those who have been following the renewable energy industry and its attendant news …

Industry Hopeful for Solar-Storage System VAT Cut

Solar-storage technologies could be about to enjoy a significant price cut, after the Solar Trade Association (STA) declared a partial victory for its campaign to secure a VAT cut for domestic solar-storage systems. The trade body announced yesterday it has been informed by HMRC that battery storage systems that are …

Solar Tops Poll of Most Desired Smart Home Technologies

Clean energy delivered by solar and battery storage systems has emerged as one of the most popular smart home solutions on the market, with 44 per cent of people saying they would like at least one of the technologies installed in their home by the end of the decade. More …