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NTT to spend 600 billion yen on own grids for power business

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone has decided to build its own power grids. Japan's largest telecom company plans, beginning in the year ending March 2021, to sell electricity from storage batteries at its roughly 7,300 office buildings around the country, mainly to hospitals and factories.

read more... 12/11/2019

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Netherlands’ largest floating solar array switched on

The Sekdoom project has a total capacity of 14.5MW and is expected to generate enough electricity to power almost 4,000 households.

read more... 06/11/2019

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Alliant Energy commits to bringing 1GW of solar energy to Wisconsin by 2023

The company says this will provide enough clean electricity to power approximately 260,000 homes in the US region.

read more... 04/11/2019

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1.2TW: cost reductions, policy advances will drive 50% renewables growth to 2024, says IEA

Renewable sources of electricity are set for rapid growth over the next five years, which could see them match the output of the world’s coal-fired power stations for the first time ever.

read more... 28/10/2019

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Czech Republic needs more nuclear units, report shows

The Czech Republic will need to build not only one new unit at its Dukovany nuclear power plant, but also more reactors at Temelín if it is to avoid becoming dependent on electricity imports from 2030, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček said yesterday. Havlíček cited the latest Mid-term Adequacy Forecast (MAF CZ 2019) published on 18 October by high-voltage grid operator operator ČEPS.

read more... 23/10/2019

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