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News Release: Untapped Potential Exists for Blending Hydropower, Floating PV

Hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydropower plants may hold the technical potential to produce a significant portion of the electricity generated annually across the globe, according to an analysis by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

This is how we can get real value from infrastructure

COVID has been a cruel teacher, yet we must heed its lessons. If we want to ‘bounce forward’ and build a better world post-pandemic, then we must up our game on systems-thinking in every sector, and definitely in the built environment.

Unidos por la Reactivación de las Industrias Creativas y Culturales

La pandemia de COVID19 ha expuesto al mundo a desafíos sin precedentes, que necesitan soluciones excepcionales. En cuestión de semanas, tanto los profesionales y emprendedores creativos, como las empresas e instituciones culturales vieron sus actividades e ingresos drásticamente reducidos. La prolongación de la pandemia sumada a la incertidumbre enfatizó la situación crítica que vivía el sector.

 IEC and ISO publish new smart city standard

Cities can benefit from the widespread use of technology and data. New technologies are available that can help cities better understand and respond to the needs of their residents. However, to fully leverage the benefits of these technologies, standards are needed. Standards for smart cities can help cities all over the world to benefit more quickly and effectively from global best practice and provide new opportunities for industry.

1.1 MW floating solar + storage power plant to be built at Fort Bragg

U.S. Army’s Fort Bragg in North Carolina will soon be the home of the largest floating solar plant in the Southeast. The 1.1- MW floating solar photovoltaics (PV) system, as part of a Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC), was awarded to Duke Energy today.

Floating solar PV gains global momentum

This article explores the current state of floating solar PV (FPV), briefly highlighting several leading markets, and discussing benefits and advantages in detail alongside common applications and business model considerations.

Clean Energy Is Canceling Gas Plants

While COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of the economy and daily life in 2020, the trend toward clean electricity is still going strong. Renewable energy and storage technology costs continue to fall, with expanding adoption by utilities and other investors, while new gas-fired power plants face ever-stronger financial headwinds.

Hidrógeno verde, la energía del futuro que puede limpiar el planeta

El hidrógeno verde es un gas que puede contribuir a la descarbonización de la matriz energética e impulsar una minería más sustentable al reemplazar los combustibles fósiles y se posiciona como una alternativa prometedora en países como Colombia en medio de la crisis climática.

IFR presents World Robotics Report 2020

The new World Robotics 2020 Industrial Robots report shows a record of 2.7 million industrial robots operating in factories around the world – an increase of 12%. Sales of new robots remain on a high level with 373,000 units shipped globally in 2019. This is 12% less compared to 2018, but still the 3rd highest sales volume ever recorded.