Tag Archives: Fotovoltaica

Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

Naturgy has started construction of its first renewable energy facility in the United States, the 7V Solar Ranch photovoltaic plant, in the state of Texas, which will have an installed capacity of 300 MWdc. The project investment will amount to 264 million euros. The plant, which is scheduled to begin commercial operation before the end … Continue reading Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

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Graphene: the future of photovoltaic energy

Graphene has the potential to contribute significantly to the development of renewables: a workshop organized by Graphene Flagship with IIT and hosted by EGP in Catania looked at applications for photovoltaics and energy storage. The spectacular growth of renewable energy sources is largely due to technological innovation, particularly in the field of materials science. One … Continue reading Graphene: the future of photovoltaic energy

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Abengoa consolidates its photovoltaic business with a portfolio of 1.3 GW

The projects under construction exceed 800 MW and include seven photovoltaic plants in Spain (five plants in Cáceres, one more in Palencia and another in Salamanca) that will prevent the emission of 670,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere per year. Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, … Continue reading Abengoa consolidates its photovoltaic business with a portfolio of 1.3 GW

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Iberdrola selects four international projects to promote coexistence of agriculture and livestock farming in photovoltaic plants

The ‘challenge’ launched through its PERSEO international start-up programme has received 110 proposals from 32 countries. The company will provide technical and financial support to develop the solutions, will consider expanding the scale of the projects through commercial agreements and will consider investing in the winning companies Iberdrola is making progress in its commitment to … Continue reading Iberdrola selects four international projects to promote coexistence of agriculture and livestock farming in photovoltaic plants

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China starts wind power, photovoltaic projects in deserts

China has begun a series of large wind power and photovoltaic projects in its desert areas in mid-October, the country’s top economic planner said Saturday. According to the National Development and Reform Commission, these projects are situated in north China’s Inner Mongolia and northwest China’s Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia, with an installed capacity of nearly … Continue reading China starts wind power, photovoltaic projects in deserts

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Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

The project cements the company’s leadership in innovation and renewables in Extremadura: this project, rightly described as an ‘incubator’ of new technologies, includes a 3 MW battery and 9 Mwh of storage capacity The project forms part of the Campo Arañuelo complex, which has involved an investment of 80 million euros and has breathed life … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

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Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

The construction of the Barcience (Toledo) project has involved 250 workers and numerous national suppliers · The plant will produce clean energy for the equivalent of 25,000 homes/year It is currently building 1,200 MW of renewable energy and has a project portfolio of more than 17,000 MW on the Iberian Peninsula · In Castile-La Mancha, … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

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EDPR enters Vietnam with a 28 MWac Solar PV project

The company has reached an agreement with Trina Solar to acquire the Solar PV project for a total consideration of $36m. The entry in Vietnam is within the context of EDPR Business plan 2021-25 and represents a first step towards the establishment of EDPR’s presence in Asia. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable … Continue reading EDPR enters Vietnam with a 28 MWac Solar PV project

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Concentrated Solar Power build pipeline must hit GWs to fend off Photovoltaic menace

A lack of supportive tenders is endangering the Concentrated Solar Power industry’s quest for lower costs and its leading position in overnight renewable power, a team of researchers told Reuters Events. As PV and battery costs continue to fall, CSP developers face increasing competition in the dispatchable power market. Only a handful of CSP projects … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power build pipeline must hit GWs to fend off Photovoltaic menace

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ESTELA welcomes the long-awaited auction for renewable energy for the period of 2020-2025 in Spain

As expected, the total volume of 3 GW to be awarded in this first auction in Spain is split into 1 GW of wind power and 2 GW of photovoltaic (PV). As this very first auction is a non-specific tender, neither storage, manageability of delivery with a specific quota reserved for Concentrated Solar Power were … Continue reading ESTELA welcomes the long-awaited auction for renewable energy for the period of 2020-2025 in Spain

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Iberdrola strengthens commitment to Portugal with the latest photovoltaic auction

The company will operate in Portugal 1,158 MW hydroelectric technology, 255 MW photovoltaic, 14 MW battery storage and 92 MW of existing wind power capacity. Iberdrola showcases its competitiveness in Europe’s latest renewable capacity auctions: in Greece the company was recently awarded nearly 100 MW of new wind power capacity. Iberdrola reinforces its commitment to … Continue reading Iberdrola strengthens commitment to Portugal with the latest photovoltaic auction

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Chile plans hybrid wind energy and solar power storage plant

AES Gener has taken an important step in developing a mammoth hybrid renewable energy project in Chile, after it has submitted the environmental impact statement for its planned 862.5MW wind power + solar energy + storage hybrid Parque Terra Energía Renovable project. AES Gener submitted the Environment Impact Study to the Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental … Continue reading Chile plans hybrid wind energy and solar power storage plant

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

Demand for electrical energy in Spain fell by 3.8% in July: wind energy produced 37.9%, concentrated solar power 3.5% and photovoltaic 7.9%  The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 26.8% and in the Canary Islands by 9.4% compared to the same month of 2019.Solar photovoltaic produced 89.9% more than in July … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

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Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

Wind energy power represented 17.3%, concentrated solar power 3.9% and photovoltaic 9.2%. Spain’s electricity demand fell 8.5% in June. 43.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 63.5% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent.The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 33.3% and in the Canary … Continue reading Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

Wind energy represented 21.9% of the electricity demand in Spain in May, concentrated solar power 3.3% and photovoltaic energy 9, 3%. 52.5% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 70.8% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 31.3% and … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

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Egypt considers 6.3 GW wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV projects

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is studying requests to build power plants at a total capacity of 6.34GW, of which 2.75GW projects are by the private sector. NREA Head Mohamed Al-Khayat told Daily News Egypt that the potential projects include photovoltaic power plants with a capacity of 170MW and wind farms of 250MW … Continue reading Egypt considers 6.3 GW wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV projects

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Photovoltaics (PV) has become the cheapest source of electrical power in regions with a high potential

After hydro and wind energy, PV is the third renewable energy source in terms of global capacity. The International Energy Agency expects a growth by 700 – 880 GW from 2019 to 2024. According to the forecast, PV could become the technology with the largest installed capacity by the mid 2020s. This solar resource map … Continue reading Photovoltaics (PV) has become the cheapest source of electrical power in regions with a high potential

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Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout Brazil

According to the Atlas of solar and wind power potential of Ceará, the state could generate 94.3 GW, including wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic. Pioneer in stimulating wind turbines generation in Brazil, Ceará is about to launch its first hybrid solar and wind energy atlas. The study brings an integrated analysis of resources and … Continue reading Ceará can supply with wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power throughout Brazil

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The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

The main renewable energy organizations in Spain highlight that the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec) is «ambitious» but «feasible», and that proposals such as reaching 74% of renewable electricity generation in 2030 «could even be exceed». The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, has pointed out that all actors must work «together and efficiently» … Continue reading The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

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