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Iran and Middle East could adopt fully renewable electricity systems

A new study has suggested that Iran could transition to a fully renewable electricity system and financially benefit from it by 2030. Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) show that major oil-producing countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could turn their abundant renewable energy resources into lucrative business opportunities in less than two decades.

New projects aim to make geothermal energy more economically attractive

The California Energy Commission has awarded $2.7 million to Berkeley Lab for two geothermal projects.

ENGIE and Schneider Electric collaborate to digitize the energy sector

Schneider Electric and ENGIE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and deploy new digital solutions for operational efficiency of renewable assets (wind and solar PV), leveraging supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), historian and related application software powered by Schneider Electric’s Wonderware brand.

All-Energy to host marine renewable energy Dragon’s Den- style investment challenge

An initiative master-minded by Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources, the winner of the All-Energy 2017 Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge – a ‘Dragon’s Den-style’ event – will benefit from up to £10,000-worth of invaluable advice from lawyers, stockbrokers, investment bankers, accountants, communications experts and marketeers.

Cardiff University researchers to develop tool to project Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050

Scientists from Cardiff University are developing a tool to forecast Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years.