Transition to Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Challenges | Print edition

Transition to Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Challenges |  Print edition

By Dr. Hirushie Karunathilake & Dr. S Witharana Characteristic Views) : Renewable energy. Energy is an essential need for modern human society. Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy has been identified as a key development goal by the UN. Fossil fuels currently dominate the global energy mix, providing more than 80% of global … Read more

Do we have enough metals to go green using renewable energy and electric vehicles?

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As countries around the world focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers are working to develop a host of green technologies that will mitigate global warming. In addition to the rise of renewable energy, there is a surge in the production of electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are expected to reduce dependence on the use of … Read more

Some rural cooperatives adopt renewable energy and maintain fixed tariffs

Some rural cooperatives adopt renewable energy and maintain fixed tariffs

In a field in Ramsey north of the Twin Cities, a solar panel generates power from the sun. What’s unusual about this network are the large white boxes connected to it that are the size of shipping containers. These are batteries that store energy when the sun is shining, to be used when the cost … Read more

Renewable energy will be 12% to 29% cheaper than fossil fuels in India, China and Australia: report

Renewable energy will be 12% to 29% cheaper than fossil fuels in India, China and Australia: report

India, China and Australia are the top three countries where renewable energy is 12% to 29% cheaper than the cheapest fossil fuel, said Wood Mackenzie, a UK-based research firm. United, in its latest report. However, renewable energy prices in the Asia-Pacific region are about 16% higher on average than fossil fuel costs over the lifetime … Read more

How renewable hydrogen could shake up the geopolitics of energy

How renewable hydrogen could shake up the geopolitics of energy

According to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the transition of the global energy system from fossil fuels to renewable hydrogen could lead to a significant reassessment of geopolitical relations, potentially supporting the emergence of new powers. world. Australia is well placed to retain its status as the world’s largest … Read more

The Race for Renewable Energy Creates New Cybersecurity Risks

The Race for Renewable Energy Creates New Cybersecurity Risks

The renewable energy industry is becoming increasingly important as countries attempt to move away from fossil fuels, but the continued growth of the sector must be managed with cybersecurity in mind or else there is danger. that vulnerabilities in everything from power plants to smart meters can disappear. energy suppliers and their customers exposed to … Read more