May 17, 2020

Global MobileTech: Solar-wind hybrid power in Asia

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Admin
2 min
Global MobileTech
Global MobileTech, Inc (GLMB), a renewable energy company, has partnered with Malaysian company, Powernique Technology Sdn Bhd for managing and impl...


Global MobileTech, Inc (GLMB), a renewable energy company, has partnered with Malaysian company, Powernique Technology Sdn Bhd for managing and implementing solar-wind hybrid power generation. The power supply will be utilized in rural or remote island electrification and cell towers owned by GLMB in Asia.

“Our partnership with Powernique will enhance our ability to provide renewable energy, mobile Voice over Internet Protocol and mobile advertising services to a bigger consumer base not connected to grid electricity in Asia. Currently, more than 800 million people in Asia have no access to telecommunications services and energy, and nearly 1.8 billion people still rely on traditional biomass fuels to meet their cooking and heating needs (Source: Asian Development Bank).”

Aik Fun Chong, President and CEO of Global MobileTech, stated, “We believe that solar-wind power generation will be a major force in the future and this is a very opportune time for us to enter this developing segment of the renewable energy market. GLMB’s partnership with Powernique is a milestone towards both companies’ goal in delivering solar-wind hybrid power that is cost competitive with fossil fuel based energy.”

GLMB is currently in negotiations with multiple mobile operations and government agencies. The Company is working toward securing its first contract for the supply of solar-wind power generation solutions within the third quarter of 2010.

Global MobileTech, Inc is based in the U.S with operations in Malaysia. The Company focuses its attention on finding cost-effective solar-wind power generation technological solutions to assist its clients in improving energy efficiency. Powernique Technology is an engineering consulting company focused on renewable energy, particularly solar-wind hybrid generation.






 

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Apr 20, 2021

Amazon's renewable energy projects surpass 200 milestone

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Netzero
Dominic Ellis
2 min
Nine new projects announced today takes Amazon's renewables portfolio beyond 200 projects

Amazon claims it is now Europe's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy as its projects surpassed 200 globally.

Broken down, it has 136 solar rooftops on facilities and stores and 71 utility-scale wind and solar projects, nine of which were announced today covering the US, Canada, Spain, Sweden and UK. They include:

First solar project paired with energy storage Based in California’s Imperial Valley, Amazon’s first solar project paired with energy storage allows the company to align solar generation with the greatest demand. The project generates 100MW of solar energy, and includes 70MW storage.

First renewable project in Canada An 80 MW solar project in the County of Newell in Alberta. Once complete, it will produce over 195,000MWh of renewable energy to the grid.

Largest corporate renewable energy project in the UK Amazon’s newest project in the UK is a 350MW wind farm off the coast of Scotland and is Amazon’s largest in the country. It is also the largest corporate renewable energy deal announced by any company in the UK to date.

New projects in the US Amazon’s first renewable energy project in Oklahoma is a 118 MW wind project located in Murray County. Amazon is also building new solar projects in Ohio’s Allen, Auglaize, and Licking counties. Together, these Ohio projects will account for more than 400MW of new energy procurement in the state.

Additional investments in Spain and Sweden In Spain, Amazon’s newest solar projects are located in Extremadura and Andalucia, and together add more than 170 MW to the grid. Amazon’s newest project in Sweden is a 258 MW onshore wind project located in Northern Sweden.

It now has more than 2.5 GW of renewable energy capacity, enough to power more than two million European homes a year, and aims to power all its activities with renewables by 2025 and net zero by 2040.

Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge in 2019, a commit ment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and be net-zero carbon by 2040. The pledge now has 53 signatories, including IBM, Unilever, Verizon, Siemens, Microsoft, and Best Buy.

A map of all of Amazon’s renewable energy projects around the world can be found here.

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