New tool evaluates green impacts of power generation

A new tool from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to help evaluate the environmental impacts of various types of electricity. The organisation says by making comparative assessments of different kinds of generation, the Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation (SIMPACTS) tool allows Member States to fulfil their specific energy needs whilst working […]

South Australia to build giant battery storage unit and gas plant

The South Australian Government has unveiled plans to build a battery storage unit with a capacity of 100MW. It is expected to be Australia’s largest grid scale battery and is part of the state government’s A$550 million (£342m) energy plan. It is inviting interested national and international companies to build the system that will be […]

UAE to invest £132bn in renewable energy

The UAE is to invest AED600 billion (£132bn) by 2050 in renewable energy projects in the country. It is part of the nation’s plans to generate almost half of its energy from green sources during the same period. Under its Energy Plan 2050, a majority of the country’s energy would come from renewables (44%), 38% […]

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