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Iberdrola builds 1,800 new MW of renewable energy in the US

The company, the country’s leading offshore company, continues to make progress in the construction of Vineyard Wind 1. The group’s CO2 emissions in the United States are 6.5 times lower than the average for utilities. Iberdrola continues to make progress in its commitment to the development of renewable energies in the United States. At the … Continue reading Iberdrola builds 1,800 new MW of renewable energy in the US

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Macron thinks that Le Pen, Putin’s friend, plan to ban renewable energy is an aberration

The president of France criticized his opponent in the second round of presidential elections; Le Pen seeks to end all subsidies to the solar and wind energy sector and benefit her friend Putin. Le Pen represents the worst of France, although fortunately it is just possible that she will be elected, which would be a … Continue reading Macron thinks that Le Pen, Putin’s friend, plan to ban renewable energy is an aberration

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ACP Statement on IPCC Report Calling for Urgent Deployment of Renewable Energy

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP), issued the following statement today after  the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Working Group III report, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change: “How many more times must we be reminded about the urgency of aggressively ramping up the deployment of clean … Continue reading ACP Statement on IPCC Report Calling for Urgent Deployment of Renewable Energy

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CRUL and IRENA Sign Partnership to Promote Research on Renewable Energy

The Lazio Region Universities Coordination Committee (CRUL) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a new partnership aimed at developing joint research on how to boost renewable energy as a key element in energy transition. The research will focus, among others on bioenergy, geothermal, hydroelectric, ocean, solar … Continue reading CRUL and IRENA Sign Partnership to Promote Research on Renewable Energy

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WWEA and Global100RE call for renewable energy equipment for immediate humanitarian relief in Ukraine

With the ongoing war in Ukraine, more and more areas in the country are cut off the electricity supply, including hospitals and other places which urgently require access to power. In order to help civilians, the World Wind Energy Association WWEA and the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform Global100RE (http://www.global100re.org/), supported by Global100RE Ambassador Ruslana … Continue reading WWEA and Global100RE call for renewable energy equipment for immediate humanitarian relief in Ukraine

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renewAfrica: turning challenges into renewable energy opportunities

At the recent EU-Africa Business Forum in Brussels RES4Africa Foundation President and Enel Green Power CEO Salvatore Bernabei talked about what needs to be done in order to attract private investors and accelerate the energy transition in Africa. The 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF22), was held in Brussels in a hybrid format on February 16 and … Continue reading renewAfrica: turning challenges into renewable energy opportunities

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Financing for renewable energy becomes marred by regulatory instability

After two extraordinary and complicated years in many ways, such as 2020 and 2021, the development of new renewable energy projects continues despite the difficulties. This article summarises the situation of PPA and renewable energy projects financing in general during 2021. The renewable energy projects financing in 2021 The previous year, 2020, was an atypical … Continue reading Financing for renewable energy becomes marred by regulatory instability

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EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

This alliance highlights the aspiration of both companies to advance towards the energy transition. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, and LS ELECTRIC, a world recognized leader of smart energy, have reached an agreement to jointly promote renewable energy projects in South Korea and overseas. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) … Continue reading EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

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Empowering Communities to Reap the Multiple Benefits of Renewable Energy

The participation and ownership by citizens or members of a defined community in a renewable energy project creates local socio-economic value and helps foster more positive attitudes towards renewables. This, in turn, increases citizen support for the energy transition, which further contributes to accelerating a just and inclusive transition. In this regard, the IRENA Coalition … Continue reading Empowering Communities to Reap the Multiple Benefits of Renewable Energy

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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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Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) at a high-level opening of IRENA’s Collaborative Framework … Continue reading Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

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RWE and PPC form Joint Venture to realise renewable energy projects

Greece is one of the sunniest countries in Europe and has ambitious growth plans for renewable energies. Two highly experienced energy groups, RWE and PPC, have joined forces to help accelerate the Greek energy transition by developing large-scale solar projects with a total capacity of up to 2 gigawatts (GW) in the country. Through this … Continue reading RWE and PPC form Joint Venture to realise renewable energy projects

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GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced they have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate opportunities to improve supplies of heavy and light rare earth materials and magnets, copper and electrical steel used for manufacturing of electric vehicles and renewable energy equipment. The initial focus of the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

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Key renewables players call for collaboration between renewable energy and agriculture sectors

Energy use is responsible for about one-third of greenhouse gases emitted by the food systems. With its continuously declining costs, renewables have become an attractive and effective way to fuel the achievement of key sustainable development goals including food security. However, large disparities remain in the access to and use of sustainable, clean energy for … Continue reading Key renewables players call for collaboration between renewable energy and agriculture sectors

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Eskom Considers $7.2 Billion in Wind and Solar Investment by 2030

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., which supplies almost all South Africa’s electricity from coal-fired power plants, is considering spending 106 billion rand ($7.2 billion) on wind and solar energy by 2030. The investment plan, which Eskom could carry out by itself or in partnerships, is the most detailed demonstration yet of the utility’s ambition to move … Continue reading Eskom Considers $7.2 Billion in Wind and Solar Investment by 2030

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First turbine at first wind farm in Djibouti assembled

The first win turbine has been assembled at Djibouti’s first wind farm project. Siemens Gamesa, the project developers announced the achievement and said it is the first of 17 wind turbines to be installed in Goubet. The 59MW infrastructure will be built on a 395-hectare site on the shores of Lake Assal.?Siemens Gamesa will also … Continue reading First turbine at first wind farm in Djibouti assembled

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RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

Spread across two locations and coupled with hydropower stations – RWE is building one of the largest and most innovative battery storage systems in Germany. A battery system with a total capacity of 117 megawatts is being installed at the company’s power plants in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia). What is special about … Continue reading RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

Agreement to use Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling for wind energy applications. Technology will be used to optimize wind turbine siting and enable improved AEP. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

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US renewable energy consumption reaches record high

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2020, consumption of renewable energy in the US grew for the fifth year in a row, reaching a record high of 11.6 quadrillion Btu, or 12% of total US energy consumption. Renewable energy was the only source of US energy consumption that increased in 2020 from … Continue reading US renewable energy consumption reaches record high

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