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Investments in Egypt’s solar and wind energy approach $3.5 bln to produce 3570 megawatts

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, affirmed that Egypt seeks to be a corridor for the transit of clean energy that the African continent enjoys. “Egypt is keen to support the efforts of African countries to access clean energy from renewable sources,” he stated, explaining that there is a plan to localize … Continue reading Investments in Egypt’s solar and wind energy approach $3.5 bln to produce 3570 megawatts

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Diversify the production of solar panels

A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) calls for the diversification of the solar energy supply chain, which is currently concentrated in Asia, and an increase in production in other countries – as EGP is doing in Catania – in order to meet decarbonization targets in time. Over the last ten years, the … Continue reading Diversify the production of solar panels

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Pumping is adapting its consumption profile to the increase in photovoltaic energy

The rapid growth of solar photovoltaic energy in Spain is creating opportunities in the electricity market. The most widespread technology currently used to store energy, pumping power plants, is changing its consumption pattern to take advantage of these opportunities. The energy transition will create new opportunities like this one that will be exploited by new … Continue reading Pumping is adapting its consumption profile to the increase in photovoltaic energy

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MSD Animal Health’s facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca) will have more than 2,700 kWp of photovoltaic energy?

MSD Animal Health, leading company in animal health, has chosen ACCIONA Energía to carry out its decarbonization project through the installation of a photovoltaic self-consumption system at its facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca, Spain) during the next 25 years. This self-consumption photovoltaic system will cover around 19% of the electricity needs … Continue reading MSD Animal Health’s facilities in Carbajosa de la Sagrada and Moríñigo (Salamanca) will have more than 2,700 kWp of photovoltaic energy?

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Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

Naturgy marks an important milestone with this project, representing its first foray in Australia into photovoltaic technology, through a hybrid PV-Battery project, which is the first one of this kind for the company worldwide.The Cunderdin project will be the largest DC-coupled solar PV and battery project to be built in Australia.The company extends its asset … Continue reading Naturgy acquires its first hybrid PV solar and energy storage project in Australia

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Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

Graphene solar panels can be more efficient and can be manufactured in a two-dimensional (2D) format. Developed by scientists from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, in collaboration with researchers from the Hellenic University of the Mediterranean, Greece, this new technology was installed on the island of Crete and interconnected, forming the first solar … Continue reading Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

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Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

Located in the Setúbal district and with an installed capacity of 27.35 MW, the photovoltaic plant is one of the seven projects awarded to the company in the 2019 auction.  Algeruz II will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 11,000 households and avoid the emission of 13,400 tonnes of CO2 per year.  Iberdrola … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

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Iberdrola starts up its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

Suministrará energía suficiente para cubrir las necesidades de más de 12.000 hogares y evitará la emisión de 9.600 toneladas de CO2 a la atmósfera. Iberdrola busca triplicar su cartera de proyectos renovables en Italia hasta 2025   Iberdrola strengthens its presence in Italy with the construction of its first photovoltaic facility in the country, the 23 … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

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RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies for renewable energy, has commissioned its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The project consists of around 13,400 solar panels that float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord-Brabant. The innovative solar field has an installed capacity of 6.1 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first floating photovoltaic project

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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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