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Morocco renewable energy sources: wind energy and solar power

Morocco is driven by the fact that it imports almost 94 per cent of its energy requirements and the burden this entails on its economy. At the same time Morocco is endowed by good potential in hydroelectricity in addition to its high solar power and wind energy potential.     The country is aware that […]

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Acciona considers listing renewable energy business in Europe

Acciona Energia Internacional has a net generating capacity of around 2,200 megawatts in wind energy, photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power plants in 11 countries including the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Italy, Portugal, Poland and South Africa. Acciona is considering listing its renewable energy business in Europe, instead of the United States as it had […]

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Lester R. Brown’s latest highlights falling costs, rising adoption and failing nuclear, fossils

The global economy is now undergoing a transition from fossil and nuclear energy to clean power from solar, wind, and other renewable sources, according to the latest book from environmental analyst Lester Brown and his colleagues at the Earth Policy Institute (EPI).   In The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind […]

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Apple Partners With SunPower to Build Two Solar Power Projects Totaling 40 MW in China

SunPower Corporation today announced that it plans to partner with Apple to build two solar power projects totaling 40 megawatts (MW) in ABA Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefectures, Sichuan Province of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). When complete, the two projects will be co-owned by Sichuan Shengtian New Energy Development Co., Ltd., SunPower’s project […]

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Marubeni enters the Latin American solar power market with a 146 MW photovoltaic plant in Chile

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) has agreed with EDF Energies Nouvelles, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Électricité de France (“EDF”) dedicated to renewable energy business, to participate in a 146 MW photovoltaic solar plant project (“Laberinto Project”/“Project”) located in the Atacama Desert in the region of Antofagasta, Chile. The parties have entered into a partnership agreement to jointly […]

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Trina Solar Announced to Supply 116 MW Modules to Japan’s Largest Solar Power Project

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a global leader in photovoltaic (“PV”) modules, solutions, and services, today announced it signed a module supply agreement with Toyo Engineering Corporation (“Toyo Engineering”) to supply approximately 116 MW high efficiency modules to the largest solar power project in Japan, an approximately 231-megawatt facility to […]

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Enel Green Power: More Generation, Less CO2

EGP plants under construction in 2015 will avoid more than 573,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per years, since renewables are increasingly important for climate change, as shown by the fact that in 2014, for the first time in 40 years, CO2 emissions worldwide have stalled thanks to energy efficiency, green sources and smart consumption.   […]

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Solar energy in Jordan: 15 companies to submit bids for $150m solar power plant

The companies include First Solar Electric LLC; Spain’s Elecnor S.A.; SunEdison Italia Construction S.r.l; China Gezhouba Group International Engineering Co. LTD; Dongfang Electric International Corporation; Isolux Ingenieria and Guangdong Power Engineering Corporation of China Energy Engineering Group Co. LTD; and Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Technology Co. Ltd, according to a list posted on the ministry’s […]

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Global trends in renewable energy investment 2015

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 is the eighth edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report. Based on data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, it has become the world’s foremost reference document on renewable energy investment, and for the examination of trends by region, country, sector and investment type. The report, commissioned […]

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Bahamas to develop solar power

The Bahamas government has announced the development of solar power plants for eleven of the country’s islands as part of the Carbon War Room project, which aims to speed the shift toward renewable energy.   Housing and Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett said officials are holding meetings with representatives from the CWR and the International Renewable […]

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California leads U.S. in solar energy installations, PV and Concentrated Solar Power

One of three solar fields at the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California’s Mojave Desert. The concentrated solar power plants there are the largest in the world. California became the first state to generate more than 5% of its electricity from utility solar power, according a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). […]

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Global clean energy investments grew 17 per cent in 2014 and reached $270bn

Global clean energy investments grew 17 per cent in 2014 and reached $270bn, according to new research from the United Nations.   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said in their new Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investments report that the findings come after two years of declines. A 148 per cent increase in offshore […]

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