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Middle East conflict and how storage could help reduce global food prices November 24, 2023

The World Bank has predicted that conflict in the Middle East could lead to a dramatic spike in oil prices, which is linked to increases in food prices – however it’s argued that the forecasts do not take into account the ability of energy storage to meet demand


US offshore: Opponents rally as 30GW hopes fade November 23, 2023

Attendees at ‘Financing Wind Offshore’ in Boston last week were quietly optimistic, even though the Biden administration’s target of 30GW installed offshore wind by 2030 now looks out of reach. That positivity will be needed in the year ahead.


Europe’s offshore wind & green hydrogen plans offer blueprint for US November 23, 2023

US offshore wind is beset by economic challenges, but this shouldn’t blind the sector to the potential for incorporating green hydrogen production into project plans


Could energy storage enable us all to go off-grid? November 17, 2023

The cost of living crisis means more people are considering going off-grid, and a new study shows that energy storage could enable two million family homes in Europe to do just that


Bluestar eyes global growth amid US challenges November 16, 2023

Opportunities for developers in the US are plentiful after the Inflation Reduction Act, but the challenges are growing too. We spoke to one developer, Bluestar Energy Capital, about its diversification plans.


Portuguese PM quits over hydrogen probe November 11, 2023

Portuguese police have raided 42 properties looking for evidence of government corruption in four projects, including a green hydrogen hub in Sines. Prime Minister Antonio Costa has quit, the government is shaking, and there are tough questions for future tenders.


Australia: Storage in demand in world’s most volatile electricity market November 10, 2023

A recent Australian battery funding programme, which was ten-times oversubscribed, demonstrated the country’s desperate need for energy storage to combat the nation’s violently fluctuating electricity prices



Is aquaculture an asset management opportunity? November 9, 2023

Offshore wind developers and manufacturers are seeking opportunities to support production of fish, shellfish and seaweed at their offshore wind projects. Increasingly, this is being driven by the need to boost revenues as well as supporting biodiversity.


Chile: A ‘showcase’ for storage and the energy transition November 3, 2023

Ahead of next year’s World Energy Congress in Rotterdam, Claudio Seebach, regional vice-chair, Latin America & Caribbean at the World Energy Council, explains how countries can learn valuable lessons from Chile when it comes to increasing energy storage deployment and accelerating the energy transition


5 reasons to be cheerful about wind November 2, 2023

Inflation, permitting delays and supply chain disruption have dominated wind industry discussion in 2023, but there are reasons for the industry to be positive as we head into 2024 too.


US seeks to leverage $50bn for hydrogen hubs October 31, 2023

The US Department of Energy is set to invest $7bn in seven regional hubs for green hydrogen development, to unlock total investment of $50bn. This has also given a major boost to serial winners including Air Liquide, GTI Energy and Plug Power.


5 storage technologies set to grow dramatically by 2030 October 27, 2023

A lack of consensus on the optimal storage technology is acting as a ‘barrier to growth’ of the sector, here Tamarindo’s Energy Storage Report identifies the storage technologies expected to substantially increase market share by the end of the decade