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Italy could become vital hydrogen hub between North Africa and Europe

Italian hydrogen and fuel cells association H2IT is urging the national government to support investment in green hydrogen and ensure medium-long payback periods. The trade body’s goal is to build large-scale electrolyzers (>100 MW) to decrease green hydrogen’s price below €2.0/kg.

Malaysian green hydrogen project opts for Perth-based flow batteries

Australia-based TNG Limited has signed an agreement with Malaysian green hydrogen company AGV Energy which will see its vanadium redox flow batteries integrated into the HySustain project to store solar energy for green hydrogen production.

Australia’s 23 GW hydrogen/ammonia project facing environmental issues

The murkiness of the federal government’s drive to make Australia an exporter of hydrogen, of any hue, gives rise to concerns.

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Italy has 189 MW/295 MWh of distributed storage capacity

The country added around 73.5 MW/109.2 MWh of new, small-sized storage capacity in 2020. Most of the batteries are in Lombardy and Veneto, where rebates are being offered.

Lightsource BP buys 703 MW of PV projects in Spain, seeks off-takers through tender

The U.K.-based solar developer wants to identify potential buyers for the electricity generated by the facilities through competitive bidding.

Solar mandatory on new buildings in Berlin from 2023

Under the new provisions, which will come into force in 2023, a photovoltaic system will have to cover at least 30% of the roof area of a new building.

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Austria deployed 341 of new PV in 2020

The country’s cumulative PV capacity exceeded 2 GW at the end of 2020.

Australian town powered 100% by solar PV and battery

Western Australia utility Horizon Power has achieved a major milestone with the coastal town of Onslow powered 100% by solar PV and battery during a successful trial of what is one of Australia’s largest distributed energy resource microgrids.

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Plug-and-play mobile PV system to power solar parks’ construction sites

A Spanish renewable energy company has installed its first, pilot mobile PV unit at a new detention center in Chile.

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Costs loom as hurdle for green hydrogen, says Rystad Energy

Australia’s bid to establish itself as a major green hydrogen player has triggered a flood of state funding and new project announcements in recent months. But consultancy Rystad Energy sees potential obstacles for the nascent industry.

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