Carbon-coated nickel anode to solve problems of hydrogen fuel cell without precious metals – pv magazine International

A team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell University, and Wuhan University have presented a completely precious metal–free alkaline fuel cell with enhanced performance using a carbon-coated nickel anode. Meanwhile, the Port of Rotterdam has offered to supply northwestern Europe with 4.6 million tons of hydrogen by 2030. According to RMI, Europe will … Read more

DNV aims to achieve FPV-specific reference standards for floating solar PV – pv magazine International

DNV is spearheading two joint industry projects that aim to develop reference standards for the design, development, and operation of floating PV systems. Such standards are still largely lacking, potentially leading to delays and obstacles in permitting and authorization. May 13, 2022 Edgar Meza Norwegian classification society DNV is aiming to develop the world’s first … Read more

Aquila Capital confirms 1 GW solar PV pipeline for New Zealand – pv magazine International

New Zealand’s transition to renewable energy has received a boost, as German investment manager Aquila Capital is teaming with a renewable asset developer Far North Solar Farm to start construction on a 1 GW portfolio of large-scale PV projects. May 13, 2022 David Carroll From pv magazine Australia Auckland-based renewables developer Far North Solar Farm … Read more

EVs cheaper than gas-powered cars in US, depending on state, incentives – pv magazine International

Owning an electric vehicle can save drivers thousands of dollars per year, with $6,000 average savings over a vehicle’s lifetime, but the savings are dependent on rebates, state fees, and the cost of gas and electricity. May 13, 2022 Anne Fischer From pv magazine USA As gas prices escalate in the United States, many Americans … Read more

DOE Issues RFI Related to $505 Million Energy Storage Infrastructure Initiative

Jennifer M. Granholm, Secretary of US Department of Energy The Biden Administration through the US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public input on the structure of a $505 million, long-duration energy storage initiative to increase the availability of and affordable deliver, reliable clean electricity . The new Long … Read more

Hanwha Invests $320 Million in Solar Cell Manufacturing in the U.S. and Korea

Justin Lee Hanwha Solutions, a Korean company that owns completely clean energy solutions provider Qcells, has received a $320 million investment plan for solar manufacturing expansion in the United States and Korea with the aim of providing secure, cleaner energy amid mounting calls for energy security and net- zero emissions. Hanwha said it will seek … Read more

Trailblazer tipped to accelerate Australia’s clean energy transition – pv magazine International

The University of New South Wales and the University of Newcastle have revealed plans to join forces to develop and commercialize “world-leading” technology in solar, renewable hydrogen, storage and green metals. May 12, 2022 David Carroll From pv magazine Australia The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the University of Newcastle (UoN) said this … Read more

Brazil to become major global solar market by 2026, says SolarPower Europe – pv magazine International

SolarPower Europe launched its “Global Market Outlook” report at Intersolar Europe this week in Munich. The world installed a record 167.8 GW of solar in 2021, passing the 1 TW milestone and giving rise to a new international solar star: Brazil. May 11, 2022 Beatriz Santos SolarPower Europe’s “Global Market Outlook for Solar Power 2022-26” … Read more