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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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The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

Head of EGP Salvatore Bernabei and the Director-General of the intergovernmental agency IRENA, Francesco La Camera, have signed an agreement to cooperate from a technological, regulatory and financial perspective on the energy transition. Enel Green Power and IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, have signed a partnership agreement aimed specifically at accelerating the energy transition. … Continue reading The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

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Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

In accordance with the commitments made last July, Rio Tinto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) and its partner, CrossBoundary Energy (CBE), have laid the foundation stone for the solar and wind power plant project that will supply the QMM ilmenite mine operations in Fort Dauphin, southern Madagascar. The ceremony took place in the Ehoala Park area, … Continue reading Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

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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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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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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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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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ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Department of Commerce declined to open an investigation that was requested by the anonymous petitioners with the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC): “The American Clean Power Association applauds Secretary Raimondo’s decision today to decline to initiate the anti-circumvention investigation … Continue reading ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

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EDP Renewables reinforces its presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the investment in the Singaporean group Sunseap

EDPR has acquired 87.4% stake in Sunseap, the largest distributed solar player and top 4 solar player in South East Asia. The agreement reached amounts to a total consideration of €0.6bn and the implied enterprise value is €870m. The transaction allows EDPR to establish its presence in Asia Pacific (APAC) with 540 MW  of operational and … Continue reading EDP Renewables reinforces its presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the investment in the Singaporean group Sunseap

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Global Wind Energy Alliance and Global Solar Council announce Global Renewable Energy Alliance

A new renewable energy alliance between the wind energy and solar PV industries is calling on governments to implement energy transition action plans and cut red tape to meet Net Zero targets.  A joint study by the Global Solar Council and the Global Wind Energy Council found that by 2030 there will be a 29% … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Alliance and Global Solar Council announce Global Renewable Energy Alliance

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Mainstream Renewable Power projects to deliver 1.27 GW of new wind energy and solar for South Africa

Mainstream Renewable Power-led consortium has been awarded 50% of the total allocation in the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) The win makes Mainstream Renewable Power the leading renewable energy company in South Africa, with over 2.1 GW awarded under the REIPPPP to date The twelve projects, across … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power projects to deliver 1.27 GW of new wind energy and solar for South Africa

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EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

Located in the city of Pereira Barreto, it will be the fifth-largest solar farm in Brazil and EDPR’s largest in the world Today, EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is opening the largest solar complex in São Paulo State and the fifth largest in Brazil, with an installed capacity of … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

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Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

Iberdrola Australia is to build the Avonlie solar farm, a 245 megawatt (MW) plant that will be located near the town of Narrandera in New South Wales. The project will generate around 500 gigawatt hours (GW) of electricity per year, which is equivalent to powering more than 80,000 Australian homes and avoiding more than 157,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

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EDP Renewables signs a 15-year PPA for 297 MW of wind power in Canada

The company has closed the agreement with TransCanada Energy to sell the green energy from its Shap Hills wind farm, avoiding estimated annual emissions of 700 thousand tons of CO2. With this new PPA, EDPR now has 0.4 GW of secured capacity in Canada.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs a 15-year PPA for 297 MW of wind power in Canada

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Clean Power Sources are ‘Getting it Done’

After a year of catastrophic weather events and increasingly dire warnings from experts on the need for climate action, it feels like the spotlight should be on climate change every week. Climate takes center stage this week as today marks the official start of Climate Week NYC, an annual international climate summit that has taken … Continue reading Clean Power Sources are ‘Getting it Done’

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Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

Virtually non-existent in the Brazilian energy matrix during the 2001 crisis, wind power has already become the second most used in Brazil, representing 10.8% of the consumption of the National Interconnected System (SIN), according to data from the National System. Electric Operator (ONS). This proportion, however, will increase until November, a period to which what … Continue reading Wind energy compensates part of the hydroelectric losses in Brazil

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EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

The projects, ranging from rooftop to ground mount projects, generate a total of 38.3 MW of energy and are distributed across 7 USA states. Using the latest in environmental innovation, EDPR has worked with Walmart to support its commitment to pollinator friendly solar by building a ground mount solar array at its Laurens, SC distribution … Continue reading EDPR signs more than 50 solar energy projects with Walmart

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American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

The remainder of 2021 is shaping up to be an active time for climate, clean energy, and the drive toward reducing our global carbon footprint.  Between key fall events including Climate Week NYC, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the ongoing Congressional work on the infrastructure bills in Washington, the important role … Continue reading American Clean Power Week to Celebrate ‘The United States of Clean Energy’ Oct. 25-29

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IRENA and IAEA to Help African Union Develop Continental Power Master Plan with EU support

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have been selected as modelling partners for the development of the African Continental Power Systems Master Plan (CMP). The initiative is led by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA) with the technical and financial support of the European Union (EU), and is … Continue reading IRENA and IAEA to Help African Union Develop Continental Power Master Plan with EU support

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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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