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Enel Green Power signs grant agreement with the EU for solar panel Gigafactory in Italy

With the TANGO (iTaliAN pv Giga factOry) project, Enel Green Power’s 3Sun in Catania, Sicily, is set to become Europe’s largest factory producing high-performance bifacial photovoltaic modules  The factory’s production capacity is set to increase 15-fold to 3 GW/year from the current 200 MW through an investment of around 600 million euros, of which nearly … Continue reading Enel Green Power signs grant agreement with the EU for solar panel Gigafactory in Italy

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Optimizing Photovoltaic plant returns by adding Concentrated Solar Power

Photovoltaic (PV) solar power is undoubtedly one of the marvels of modern energy generation. Crystalline solar PV panels have become synonymous with clean energy around the world, from the rooftops of Germany to the massive solar farms of the Middle East. As the industry body SolarPower Europe observed in its 2021 Global Market Outlook, “The … Continue reading Optimizing Photovoltaic plant returns by adding Concentrated Solar Power

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Iberdrola is championing solar self-consumption

It promotes the supply of this clean energy through intelligent and tailor-made solutions for all types of publics: in the countryside, industry, urban solar communities, neighbourhood communities and in homes, where the energy company already manages 40% of the installations in Spain. Iberdrola once again plays a leading role in the development of new generation … Continue reading Iberdrola is championing solar self-consumption

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VERBUND acquires a 70% share in one photovoltaic and four wind power project companies in Spain with a total capacity of 171 MW from Capital Energy Power Vortice S.L.U.

VERBUND AG announces the acquisition of 70% of four wind farms and one photovoltaic plant developed by Capital Energy in Spain. The four wind and one PV project companies, respectively, will have a total capacity of 171 MW and will consist of four windfarms totalling to 151 MW, as well as one solar plant with … Continue reading VERBUND acquires a 70% share in one photovoltaic and four wind power project companies in Spain with a total capacity of 171 MW from Capital Energy Power Vortice S.L.U.

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China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

China plans to build 450 gigawatts (GW) of solar and wind power generation capacity on the Gobi and other desert regions, the chief of the state planner said on Saturday, as part of efforts to boost renewable power use to meet climate change goals.“China is going to build the biggest scale of solar and wind … Continue reading China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

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American Clean Power Association applauds President Biden’s extension of Section 201 exclusion on solar panel tariffs

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration’s decision to extend the Section 201 exclusion currently in place on tariffs on imported bifacial solar panels:    “As the nation’s leading voice for clean energy project development, we applaud President Biden’s decision today on a crucial issue facing the … Continue reading American Clean Power Association applauds President Biden’s extension of Section 201 exclusion on solar panel tariffs

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Role of Photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power Technologies towards Renewable Energy Generation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2030 agenda illustrates the requirement of expanding infrastructure and advancing technology for delivering modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries. Moreover, UNDP also set a goal of increasing the renewable energy share in the global energy. Renewable energy resources are eco-friendly and widely available resources from … Continue reading Role of Photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power Technologies towards Renewable Energy Generation

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RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

RWE is growing its renewables portfolio in Poland: at the end of December the company received Contract for Difference (CfD) awards from the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for solar projects with a total capacity of more than 20 megawatts (MWac). “These projects strengthen our position as a leading producer of green electricity in Poland,” explains … Continue reading RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

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Iberdrola becomes a leading UK solar developer

Through ScottishPower, it has signed two deals to acquire 17 photovoltaic projects at an advanced stage of development, with a combined capacity of 800 MW. Commissioning will require an investment of approximately £500 million (circa €600 million) The company chaired by Ignacio Galán has closed 30 corporate transactions since the beginning of 2020, including 17 … Continue reading Iberdrola becomes a leading UK solar developer

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EDPR completes construction of Riverstart, Indiana’s largest solar farm

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has completed the construction of the 200 MW Riverstart solar farm. The company closed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hoosier Energy Cooperative, which will use the power generated by the solar farm to supply … Continue reading EDPR completes construction of Riverstart, Indiana’s largest solar farm

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Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

Renewable power held a 19% share of the US’s total power capacity in 2020, according to GlobalData, and this share is expected to increase significantly to 48.4% by 2030. The leading data and analytics company notes that favorable policies introduced by the US government will continue to drive the country’s renewable sector, particularly solar PV … Continue reading Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

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Energy Transition: from Commitment to Action

The energy transition grounded in renewables delivers jobs and economic growth, underpins sustainable development, improves health and is among the most effective responses to climate change. However, the transition must move much faster and international promises made at the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy and COP26 have to translate into concrete implementation and action. The … Continue reading Energy Transition: from Commitment to Action

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EDPR is awarded with 25 MW for a PV project located in Hungary

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, has been awarded with 25 MW for its Nyirseg PV project located in Hungary. The award means that the project will benefit from a CfD valued at 15.73 HUF/MWh (circa 42.5€/MWh) for a period of 15 years.  The construction of the project will start … Continue reading EDPR is awarded with 25 MW for a PV project located in Hungary

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Serbia to develop 11.3 GW of solar and wind energy projects

Serbia’s draft program of economic reforms for the period 2022-2024 envisages the implementation of state projects for the construction of wind farms with a capacity of 3,000 megawatts (MW) and solar power plants with a capacity of 8,300 MW. Serbia drafts the economic reforms program every year as a candidate country for EU membership in … Continue reading Serbia to develop 11.3 GW of solar and wind energy projects

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Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

Located at the Abadiño TS, where it evacuates the Oiz wind farm, it has a guaranteed storage capacity of 3.5 MWh and will be installed by Ingeteam. It joins the project of the first wind storage system with batteries in the country, in the Elgea-Urkilla wind farm (32 MW) in Araba. Iberdrola is moving forward … Continue reading Iberdrola will reach 900 MW in battery storage, with the UK and Australia its mains markets

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The situation of renewable energies in Spain in 2021

Although their importance was greatly overshadowed by the gas and CO2 price crisis, renewable energies continued to grow at a very high rate during this year 2021. With these technologies, capable of generating electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and essential in the energy transition, begins a summary of the most important events that happened in … Continue reading The situation of renewable energies in Spain in 2021

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Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

The deployment of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has increased significantly in recent years thanks to their rapidly declining costs and supporting policies. Solar PV installations can be arranged in smaller configurations for mini-grids or personal use. This is of particular relevance in developing countries, where many residents need more accessible, affordable, and reliable electricity … Continue reading Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

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China’s installed capacity of renewable energy reaches one billion kilowatts

The first Sino-foreign joint venture offshore wind power project in China started to generate electricity in east China’s Jiangsu Province on Saturday. The joint venture constructed and operated by CNH Energy and French multinational utility company EDF has realized full capacity power generation with a total installed capacity of 500,000 kilowatts. After being put into … Continue reading China’s installed capacity of renewable energy reaches one billion kilowatts

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Three new photovoltaic plants will supply around 118,000 homes

Iberdrola employs more than half a thousand people during the construction of several photovoltaic plants The Arenales photovoltaic plan will have a capacity of 150 MW and the two plants in Almaraz will add 80 MW The construction and maintenance of the plant have created hundreds of jobs and will prevent the emission of thousands … Continue reading Three new photovoltaic plants will supply around 118,000 homes

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