New report on renewable energy investment shows how UAE clean energy strategy can improve global sustainable development

TRENDS Research & Advisory, an independent non-profit think-tank based in Abu Dhabi, and The Stimson Centre, a Washington DC-based nonpartisan policy research centre, have released a new report outlining how an innovative clean energy strategy undertaken by the UAE can improve global approaches to sustainable development through sound renewable energy investment.

Alstom’s Hydrogen Trains Enter Passenger Service in Lower Saxony

Before many guests and members of the press from Germany and abroad, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train rolled into Bremervörde on Sunday, September 16. The event was attended by the Minister of Economy and Transport of Lower Saxony, the Federal Ministry of Transport and the transport authorities of Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen and Eisenbahnen und Verkehrsbetriebe Elbe-Weser.

ElectrIQ’s Latest Energy Storage Systems Integrated With Amazon

California-based ElectrIQ Power has developed a new home energy storage system designed for mass market adoption. The ElectrIQ PowerPod features industry-leading specifications at a competitive price point. The ElectrIQ PowerPod comes with an 11 kWh lithium-ion battery, a 5.5 kW hybrid DC-Coupled Inverter, the ElectrIQ View (ElectrIQ Power’s Energy Monitoring Platform), and a 10 year warranty with daily cycling of the battery. The ElectrIQ PowerPod is modular up to three systems with three battery packs per system, giving installers and homeowners flexibility up to 16.5 kW of power and 99 kWh of battery storage.

Interview with Antonio Delgado Rigal, PhD in Artificial Intelligence, Founding Partner and Director General of AleaSoft

In Italian, in Spanish, in German, in French, in English. AleaSoft has a website that says a lot in many languages. Because this Spanish company that was born in the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia) offers a product –forecasting in the energy sector– that is demanded everywhere. AleaSoft is a company that has married statistics with Artificial Intelligence to forecast demand; forecast the production of renewable energies; and forecast the prices in the electricity markets (all of them at the short, medium and long-term). Forecasts that, according to their client portfolio, are accurate: "At present –says its Director General, Antonio Delgado Rigal– 85% of the electricity traded in the Spanish electricity market uses AleaSoft forecasts as reference".

El recibo de la luz del usuario medio ha subido un 85,7% en los últimos 15 años

Más aún: la parte fija de la factura, parte que no depende del mercado, sino de las decisiones que tome el gobierno (impuestos, peajes, etcétera), se ha encarecido en un 155,8%. Son algunos de los datos que ha revelado el último informe publicado por la asociación de consumidores Facua, que pide al Gobierno que baje el IVA de la electricidad al 4% (ahora está en el 21%) y que establezca una tarifa regulada para las familias.