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India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

India’s renewable energy capacity increased to 86 GW in 2019, according to new figures from JMK Research & Analytics, with 7.5 GW of new utility-scale solar capacity being added, and 2.4 GW of new wind power capacity. Indian clean energy consultancy firm JMK Research & Analytics published Indian renewable energy capacity addition data last week … Continue reading India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

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In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España promotes the integration of the renewable energy mix with operational measures and actions in more than 30 substations.The integration of this quota, especially in renewable wind power and photovoltaic technologies, has meant a historical record for the Spanish electricity system, contributing to the objectives of the energy transition established in the … Continue reading In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

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Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and step by step will replace all current fossil fuels. In AleaSoft an analysis of the impact of hydrogen on the energy sector has been carried out as a key factor in the ecological transition and a summary of the present and future use of this gas … Continue reading Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

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Australia to add 3.6 GW of new solar and wind energy to grid in 2020

The sting of the newly confirmed dive in large-scale renewable energy investment that hit Australia in 2019 could be soothed somewhat with a record number of new solar and wind farms forecast to be completed in 2020. Industry statistician Rystad Energy on Tuesday said it expected utility wind and solar projects totaling 3.6GW of capacity … Continue reading Australia to add 3.6 GW of new solar and wind energy to grid in 2020

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India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

India has added 50 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity over the last five years, a major achievement for the country in which two-thirds of its capacity still uses fossil fuels to generate electricity. As per government data, between March 2015 and December 2019 India added 98 gigawatts of power generation capacity. 52% of this was … Continue reading India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

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Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

In September of last year Oilprice reported an incredible milestone for renewable energy when solar and wind power became cheaper than coal in most of the world. Now, a new report released this week by Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables has heralded another milestone: China will soon be added to that list of countries in … Continue reading Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

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Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

Renewable energy has advanced since 2010 to the centre ground of global energy and development policy. Renewables have become the world’s primary source of new power capacity, outpacing all other forms of new generation put together. The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts … Continue reading Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

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Masdar and PLN enter partnership to develop first floating solar power plant in Indonesia

Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the state electricity company in Indonesia, for the first floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the country. Dr Sultan bin Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar, and Zulkifli Zaini, … Continue reading Masdar and PLN enter partnership to develop first floating solar power plant in Indonesia

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75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

In 2019, Brazil added 7,246 gigawatts (GW) of installed electricity generation capacity, closing the year with a total 170,071 GW, of which more than 75% come from renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind power and solar). The increase exceeded the target for the year of 5,781 GW, set by the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In Ceará, … Continue reading 75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

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Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

Chile builds the Cerro Dominador concentrating solar thermal power plant, the first concentrated solar power in Latin America, and will soon replace coal with wind power and photovoltaic energy. 2019 was a great year for solar energy in Chile. It maintained its place as the leading source in renewable generation and, according to the projections … Continue reading Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

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More solar power for Amsterdam and Uppsala

Vattenfall has built Amsterdam’s largest solar roof and in Uppsala one of Sweden’s biggest solar farms will be constructed. Amsterdam’s largest solar roof was put into operation on Thursday 16 January after 17,000 solar panels were installed by Vattenfall on the roofs of two industrial buildings. The total area of 45,000 square metres is equivalent … Continue reading More solar power for Amsterdam and Uppsala

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Wind power and solar energy will reduce 97% of water consumption in electricity generation

 In addition to its key role in the decarbonization of the global electricity sector, wind power, solar thermal and photovoltaic would also help reduce its water consumption by up to 97%. This is the result of a study conducted by a team of researchers from the Technological University of Lappeenranta in Finland and published in … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy will reduce 97% of water consumption in electricity generation

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Cepsa, Masdar agree to form wind energy joint venture

Abu Dhabi-based clean energy firm Masdar and Spain’s Cepsa agreed to establish a joint venture to develop renewable energy projects in the Iberian Peninsula. The 50:50 joint venture called Cepsa Masdar Renovables will focus on developing wind power and solar photovoltaic projects with an initial target of 500 to 600 megawatts in Spain and Portugal. … Continue reading Cepsa, Masdar agree to form wind energy joint venture

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Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

Renewable energy could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) climate safe energy path, according to a report published by the Agency during its 10th Assembly. The report finds that total energy sector employment can reach 100 million by 2050, up from around 58 million today should … Continue reading Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

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Will California’s renewable energy drive be Trumped?

California has been leading the shift to renewables in the US, passing laws to encourage renewable energy production and discourage oil and gas exploration. The state’s efforts to develop its renewable energy sector has paved the way for similar legislature throughout the country, which could go a long way in mitigating the US’s considerable carbon … Continue reading Will California’s renewable energy drive be Trumped?

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Whitney Hill wind farm start producing wind energy in Illinois

The Whitney Hill wind farm and the first phase of the Roadrunner photovoltaic plant have entered into service. Enel Green Power has started operations at three new renewable energy plants in the US totalling nearly 800 MW with another 1 GW of renewable energy is under construction. The US is becoming increasingly sustainable thanks to … Continue reading Whitney Hill wind farm start producing wind energy in Illinois

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Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

An oft-repeated refrain—the sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow—is sometimes seen as an impediment to renewable energy. But it’s also an impetus toward discovering the best ways to store that energy until it’s needed. Declining costs in available technologies have propelled interest in energy storage forward like never before. The price … Continue reading Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

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Green New Deal route maps for each of 143 countries

Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5 ° C warming, air pollution kills more than 7 million people worldwide every year, and declining fossil fuels predict social instability. But recently, during the United Nations Madrid climate talks, world leaders have not agreed on a path forward. At the heart of the problem is the belief of some … Continue reading Green New Deal route maps for each of 143 countries

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US adds 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in third quarter

The solar market in the U.S. added 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in the third quarter of 2019, with total solar capacity — which includes both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power — hitting 71.3 GW, according to a new report. The figures, released Thursday morning, come from the most recent U.S. Solar Market Insight Report … Continue reading US adds 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in third quarter

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China boosts wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power

China leads renewable energies, installing more wind power, solar thermal and photovoltaic than any other country, but also leads CO2 emissions, and much remains to be done. The effective application of China’s renewable energy law has boosted the use of renewable energy in the country and facilitated the rapid development of the sector, a report … Continue reading China boosts wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power

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