Category: Capacity Tracker

Clean Energy Transmission in the United States

Strengthening the transmission Investment Tax Credit (ITC) could further modernize our electricity infrastructure and rapidly deploy renewable energy. The factsheet “Clean Energy and Transmission” by Solar Energy Industries Association outlines the impact that lowering the threshold of the transmission ITC would have on clean energy deployment in the U.S.

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Explore key policies and measures for EV deployment

This table by the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights key policies and measures that support the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) and zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) for light-duty vehicle (LDV) and heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) models. It summarises existing measures as well as announced targets and ambitions by region and country. These take a variety of forms, such as fuel economy standards, CO2 emissions standards, deployment roadmaps, and EV sales or stock targets and ambitions.

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Smart renewable energy cities across the world

As urbanization and use of renewables continue to rise, the smart renewable city (SRC) concept is increasingly taking hold. In its seminal report Renewables power smart cities, Deloitte developed an SRC framework to identify and classify cities globally that are deploying solar and/or wind power in connection with their smart city plans.

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Renewable energy statistics 2021

As per IRENA’s latest release on renewable energy statistics, at the end of 2020, global renewable generation capacity amounted to 2,799 GW. Hydropower accounted for the largest share of the global total, with a capacity of 1,211 GW. Check out the key highlights of the report and the full publication that presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade.

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Global Wind Turbine Supplier Ranking for 2020

GWEC Market Intelligence released the preliminary rankings for the world’s top five wind turbine original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Danish manufacturer Vestas held the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2020 across onshore and offshore wind, thanks to the manufacturer’s wide geographic diversification strategy, with new installations in 32 markets last year, and strong performance in the US, Australia, Brazil, Netherland, France, Poland, Russia and Norway.

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Solar power statistics in the US

Solar energy in the United States is booming. Along with Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and The Solar Foundation, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has highlighted the key trends and trajectories in the solar industry that demonstrate the diverse and sustained growth of solar across the country.

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