10 Novembre 2023

5 punti per approfondire (45/2023)


La rubrica settimanale con i consigli di lettura di RivistaEnergia.it, dall’Europa e dal mondo. Forse non le notizie più eclatanti, ma proprio per questo interessanti da approfondire. Settimana 45/2023

“The prime minister’s resignation came hours after Portugal’s national police carried out searches of Costa’s residence and several government ministry buildings. The sweeps are part of a corruption probe linked to lithium exploration schemes in the north of the country as well as a green hydrogen mega-project in Sines”

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa resigns amid corruption probe
Articolo – Politico EU

“The world’s biggest oil producer is now also aiming to become a key hub for making batteries for electric vehicles, as Saudi authorities look for new ways to diversify the economy and develop a domestic auto industry. Saudi Arabia is looking at investing in the production of EV batteries and manufacturing hydrogen-powered vehicles as the next step in its plans to build a nexus for carmaking in the Middle East, Khalid Al-Falih, the minister of investment”

Saudi Arabia’s Next Act Is Supplying the World With EV Batteries
Articolo – Bloomberg

“The only company to have a small modular nuclear power plant approved in the US – cited by the Australian opposition as evidence of a “burgeoning” global nuclear industry – has cancelled its first project due to rising costs. NuScale Power announced on Wednesday that it had dropped plans to build a long-promised “carbon free power project” in Idaho. It blamed the decision on a lack of subscribers for the plant’s electricity.”

Small modular nuclear reactor that was hailed by Coalition as future cancelled due to rising costs
Articolo – The Guardian

“Instytut Energetyki Odnawialnej (IEO), a Polish research body, has revealed that 6,929 PV projects with a combined capacity of about 18 GW had secured preliminary grid-connection approvals by the end of September. Compared to the end of March, projects and planned capacity surged by 41% and 46%, respectively. Since December, the Polish authorities have awarded grid-connection permits for 6.6 GW of PV projects, with 1.2 GW of the total also obtaining construction permits.”

Poland’s grid-connected PV project pipeline hits 18 GW

Articolo – PV Magazine

“European utilities are sticking by their net-zero targets, but the path is getting steeper. Rising interest rates and a surge in costs in parts of the renewables supply chain are making the delivery of new wind and solar capacity more expensive and putting installation targets at risk. Major offshore wind projects, which are central to Europe’s energy transition ambitions, have been delayed or even shelved in recent months, with developers struggling to make their business cases stack up in the inflationary environment.”

PATH TO NET ZERO: Cost surge puts European utility targets under pressure
Analisi – S&P Global Platts

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