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Global capacity of renewable energy will more than double in 2025

The past decade has witnessed significant developments in policies for renewable energy. Previously, less than 50 countries worldwide had support policies for renewable energy; this number now stands at more than 130. As a result of political and financial support, investments in renewables have risen dramatically in recent years. In fact, the European Union has […]

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Abengoa Celebrates Start of Construction for Its Photovoltaic Plant in Atacama 1

Abengoa (MCE:ABG.B/P SM) (Nasdaq:ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, celebrated today the start of the construction of the photovoltaic plant that will be part of Atacama 1 solar complex, located in the north of Chile (Comuna de María Elena, Segunda Región). The event was […]

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HelioSage & Gulf Power Announce 120 Megawatts of Photovoltaic Solar Power in Florida

HelioSage Energy, a national developer of utility scale solar projects, and Gulf Power Company, a Florida investor-owned electric utility and subsidiary of Southern Company, have announced the development of three large-scale solar projects across Northwest Florida totaling 120 megawatts (MW). Gulf Power and HelioSage have partnered with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy to […]

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Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia.   AWT is a newly formed company […]

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Renewable energy costs in 2014: Wind energy and solar power now cheaper than fossil

The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) has revealed. Irena’s “Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014″ report concludes that biomass, hydropower, geothermal and onshore wind are all competitive with or cheaper than coal, […]

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Wind energy and solar power projects expected to add 78 megawatts in Jamaica

These are: a wind energy development, which is expected to provide an additional 58 MW, to complement the 30 MW currently generated by Wigton Wind farm in Manchester; and a solar power facility to generate approximately 20 MW of power, which is slated for Content in Clarendon.   Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, Phillip […]

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Yingli Green Energy Begins a 20 MW Solar Power Plant in China’s Xinjiang Province

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that its holding subsidiary, Yingli Energy (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Yingli Beijing”), has begun the construction of a 20 megawatt (MW) solar power plant located in Shule County, […]

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IKEA to install Missouri’s largest rooftop photovoltaic array on future St. Louis store

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced solar energy plans for its St. Louis store opening Fall 2015.   Panel installation will begin this Spring, with completion before the store’s opening, making the project the largest rooftop solar array in the State of Missouri. Under construction on 21 acres along Interstate-64 at Vandeventer […]

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Etrion Announces Update on Solar Power Projects in Chile With 99 MW

Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the “Company”), a solar independent power producer, announces an update to its solar photovoltaic projects in Chile.   Marco A. Northland, Etrion’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “I am very pleased with the significant progress our Chilean team has achieved to date in construction and development. Etrion is one of the early […]

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Gamesa exceeds 2014 asset disposal proceeds target of €100 million with the sale of a photovoltaic power plant in Spain

Gamesa, a global technology leader in the renewable energy industry, has raised more than the targeted €100 million of proceeds from asset sales in 2014. This target was surpassed with the close in December 2014 of the sale of a 10-MW photovoltaic solar plant located in the Cordoba town of Almodóvar del Río to Plenium […]

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SunEdison to build 5 GW of wind power and solar energy in Karnataka, India

SunEdison is to develop 5 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity in India’s southern Karnataka state, the company said on Tuesday, boosting the Indian government’s efforts to increase the wind energy and solar power generation.   Under a memorandum of understanding signed with the state government, SunEdison said it will build a mix of solar […]

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SolarReserve wants to install 800 MW of solar energy in Chile, photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

US concentrated solar power firm SolarReserve Llc wants to install 800 MW with energy storage technology in Chile in the next years, Chilean daily El Mercurio said today, quoting managers of the company.   The first solar energy project, Copiapo Solar of 260 MW, includes two concentrated solar power towers and a photovoltaic (PV) plant estimated at a […]

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