‘Hydrogen is the rockstar of the energy system’

The European Commission has pledged to support the installation of at least 6GW of renewable hydrogen electrolysers in the EU by 2024

IRENA calls for targeted public spending and policy action to maximise post-Covid recovery

According to the energy agency, an annual energy spending of $4.5 trillion could boost world’s economy by 1.3% and create up to 19 million jobs by 2030

More than AUD$3bn of renewable hydrogen projects compete for funding from ARENA

Through the funding round, the independent agency aims to help fast-track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia

Hawaiian utility boosts tropic energy transition with solar and storage projects

The plants will deliver a combined 459MW of solar generation and nearly 3GWh of energy storage

Renewables ‘beat even cheapest coal competitors on cost’

The average cost of building new solar photovoltaic power is more than a fifth cheaper than the cheapest fossil-fuel competitor, according to a new report

EU to mobilise €30bn to support regional energy transition

Projects of energy and transport infrastructure, district heating networks and energy efficiency measures will be prioritised

‘World to fall short of meeting energy targets under SDG 7 by 2030’

According to a recent IEA-led report, more than 620m people globally could be living without electricity in next decade

South Korea to shift to 40% clean energy share by 2034

The East-Asian country plans to begin to shift away from thermal and nuclear power generation to a larger proportion of renewable energy

Consortium of energy giants to build ‘world’s first carbon capture and storage network’

The first phase of the project will see the capture of 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 per year and its permanent storage 2,500 metres below the seabed in the North Sea

Australian energy giant acquires 20% stake in Octopus Energy

The partnership with Origin Energy will allow Octopus Energy to expand its Australian retail business and drive green energy solutions