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EDPR secures a PPA for two solar power projects in the U.S.

With this new agreement, EDPR has now secured 85% of the ~7.0 GW targeted wind energy and solar power global capacity build-out for 2019-2022 period. DP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America … Continue reading EDPR secures a PPA for two solar power projects in the U.S.

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Islands Aim to Phase out Fossil Fuels and Build Climate Resilience

From the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean to the farthest reaches of the Indian and Pacific oceans, island communities face common and increasingly daunting energy challenges. On top of their vulnerability to climate change, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) tend to have limited primary energy resources, leaving them dependent on imported fossil fuels. This means … Continue reading Islands Aim to Phase out Fossil Fuels and Build Climate Resilience

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Wind energy and solar hybrid systems can power India’s renewables growth

India’s total wind-solar hybrid capacity is expected to grow rapidly to reach nearly 11.7 gigawatts (GW) by 2023, according to a new report by IEEFA and JMK Research. “This is a new and fast-growing market in India,” say the report’s authors Vibhuti Garg, energy economist at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), … Continue reading Wind energy and solar hybrid systems can power India’s renewables growth

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EDEN Renewables India increases its portfolio with 1,350 MWp of new solar photovoltaic power plants

EDF Renewables and Total Eren, two world leaders in renewable energy, are pleased to announce that EDEN Renewables India, their equally owned joint venture dedicated to the Indian solar photovoltaic market, has been awarded three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for a total of 1,350 MWp each in Rajasthan, Northern India. EDEN Renewables has established itself … Continue reading EDEN Renewables India increases its portfolio with 1,350 MWp of new solar photovoltaic power plants

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Afghanistan agrees partnership for four wind power and solar energy projects

Afghanistan’s state-run power producer Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat has signed contracts to develop four renewable power projects with the private sector. The four projects will cost $160m, and are expected to add 110MW of clean energy to the nation’s power grid over the next 18 to 27 months. The renewable projects will be developed by … Continue reading Afghanistan agrees partnership for four wind power and solar energy projects

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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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ACWA Power closes financing of 900 MW fifth phase of solar power project in Dubai

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants, completed the signing of all financing agreements of the 900MW solar PV project, Shuaa Energy 3 PSC, which is the fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Shuaa Energy 3 PSC is … Continue reading ACWA Power closes financing of 900 MW fifth phase of solar power project in Dubai

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The demand for electricity in Spain decreases 2.4% in August

37.8% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin: wind energy 15.8%, concentrated solar power 3.5% and photovoltaic 8%.61.2% was produced from technologies that do not emit equivalent CO2.The demand for electricity decreased in the Balearic Islands by 19.7% and in the Canary Islands by 8% compared to the same month in 2019.Photovoltaic solar energy … Continue reading The demand for electricity in Spain decreases 2.4% in August

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Solar and wind power reached 67% of new capacity globally in 2019

Photovoltaics (PV) dominated as the main new source of power generation technology added to grids in dozens of countries ranging from Australia, India, Italy, Namibia, Uruguay and the United States in 2019. With a A record 118 gigawatts built, solar power surpassed all other technologies in terms of new construction and was the most popular … Continue reading Solar and wind power reached 67% of new capacity globally in 2019

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Enel Green Power begins operating largest solar plant in Texas

Enel Green Power has started operations at the 245 MW second phase of its Roadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas. The overall 497 MW project is the largest operational solar farm in Texas and the company’s largest in the United States. “Our engineering and construction team executed on a project of monumental scale in … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins operating largest solar plant in Texas

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Australia will lead the energy transition with wind power, photovoltaic and solar thermal energy

Despite short-term challenges such as the coronavirus crisis, Australia will become the world leader in the long-term energy transition, achieving the fastest transition to an overwhelming proportion of renewables in its combination of energy, data and energy. analytics company GlobalData said on Monday. Australia has a strong portfolio of solar and wind power projects, which … Continue reading Australia will lead the energy transition with wind power, photovoltaic and solar thermal energy

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TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

TSK has agreed to sell its solar power plants in operation in Spain to Q-Energy, Qualitas Equity’s renewable asset fund manager. The company chaired by Sabino García Vallina has thus transferred a part of its subsidiary Esersa, for which a year ago it explored the possibility of going public. Specifically, it has transferred its stakes … Continue reading TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

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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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Bío Bío is the second with the highest investment in wind energy in Chile

Authorities visited the Alena Wind Farm and announced the Economic Reactivation Plan through sustainable projects for the Biobío Province. Investment in Clean Energy will be one of the most important axes in the Recovery Plan and also in the commitment to provide infrastructure for the sustainable development of our country, specifically related to promoting renewable … Continue reading Bío Bío is the second with the highest investment in wind energy in Chile

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Saudi Arabia’s wind energy, Concentrated Solar Power and PV could generate up to 750,000 jobs by 2030

The development of Saudi Arabia’s renewable energy sector could lead to the creation of up to 750,000 jobs over the next decade, as the kingdom aims to derive 7 percent of its total electricity production from wind, photovoltaic and thermosolar by 2030. Solar photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power will account for 77 percent of all … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s wind energy, Concentrated Solar Power and PV could generate up to 750,000 jobs by 2030

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DNV GL served as Independent Engineer for the disposition of KKR’s 33.33% equity stake in Acciona Energía Internacional

Acciona Energía Internacional is a global portfolio of renewable energy assets totaling 2.5 GW.DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, carried out a vendor’s technical due diligence on behalf of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Partners LLP (KKR) for divestment purposes from a global portfolio of renewable energy assets, … Continue reading DNV GL served as Independent Engineer for the disposition of KKR’s 33.33% equity stake in Acciona Energía Internacional

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DNV GL served as Independent Engineer for the disposition of KKR’s 33.33% equity stake in Acciona Energía Internacional

DNV GL, an independent energy experts and certification body, carried out a vendor’s technical due diligence on behalf of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Partners LLP (KKR) for divestment purposes from a global portfolio of renewable energy assets, Acciona Energía Internacional, where KKR held a 33.33% stake and with Acciona S.A. as a majority shareholder. … Continue reading DNV GL served as Independent Engineer for the disposition of KKR’s 33.33% equity stake in Acciona Energía Internacional

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Department of Energy announces $20 million to advance Perovskite solar technologies

Perovskites are a family of materials with a specific crystal structure, named after the mineral with that structure and when used to create solar cells, they have shown potential for high performance and low production costs. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $20 million in funding to advance perovskite solar photovoltaic technologies. Perovskites are … Continue reading Department of Energy announces $20 million to advance Perovskite solar technologies

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Opdenergy closes financing with SMBC for 87 million for photovoltaic and wind energy in Chile

Opdenergy has closed a financing of 103 million dollars (about 87 million euros) with Sumitomo Misui Banking Corporation (SMBC) for two renewable projects in Chile, the group reported. Specifically, the funds obtained will be used for the construction of the La Estrella wind farm, located in the Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins Region and which will … Continue reading Opdenergy closes financing with SMBC for 87 million for photovoltaic and wind energy in Chile

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