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How storage helps turn gold mines green

BY RICHARD HEAP: This week, BayWa and Suntrace fired up a 30MW solar plant with a 15.4MWh battery storage system at the Fekola gold mine in Mali in west Africa. The project is set to…



Scatec secures $1.2bn SN Power for storage sprint

Scatec’s 53MW Los Prados solar project in Honduras (Pic source: Scatec Solar)   BY RICHARD HEAP: Norwegian operator Scatec Solar wants to leapfrog its European rivals by expanding in hydro, storage and wind. Soon it…


Are car makers going to save the world?

BY RICHARD HEAP: In my neighbourhood, there are a few things that arouse passions of the locals: bike thefts, planning applications, student house parties that don’t follow social distance rules. All of these will set…



Urgent steps needed to embrace green hydrogen

BY CHARLES YATES, MANAGING DIRECTOR, CMY CONSULTANTS: Europe is leading a green hydrogen revolution that is gaining pace worldwide. Global consultancy Afry has identified ten large green hydrogen projects in development in eight western European…