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Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

Air pollution is worsening in Jakarta and West Java, while tens of millions of people experienced a day-long blackout earlier this month after gas-powered electricity generators failed and significant proportions of eastern Indonesia have do not have reliable power supplies. So why does Indonesia remain so reliant on fossil fuels? For an archipelago as large … Continue reading Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

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China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

China has come to dominate worldwide solar and wind energy generation, in terms of both its own capacity and its companies’ share of global markets, leaving previous powerhouses — particularly the U.S. and Japan — to play catch-up. In an office building in Shanghai, dozens of workers employed by Envision Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind … Continue reading China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

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Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

There are more than 420 renewable energy projects that already have the guarantee of the Upme. The renewable energy market is becoming stronger in the country. Of the 613 non-protocol projects that have been registered since 2016, there are already at least 425 initiatives that have the endorsement of the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (Upme), the … Continue reading Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

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Vattenfall combines wind energy, solar and batteries in new hybrid energy park

Vattenfall is building a new hybrid energy park, consisting of solar panels, wind turbines and batteries at Haringvliet in the Netherlands. The total capacity is 60 MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to 40,000 Dutch households when operational I September 2020. The total investment is EUR 35 million. Through this project, Vattenfall combines wind turbines … Continue reading Vattenfall combines wind energy, solar and batteries in new hybrid energy park

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Argentina awards 10 wind energy projects

The Ministry of Energy awarded 38 million million renewable energy investment projects for a total power of 259.08 megawatts (MW), within Round 3 of the RenovAr Program, whose details will be published in the next days in the Official Gazette, reported today the Ministry of Finance. “These projects represent investments of more than US $ … Continue reading Argentina awards 10 wind energy projects

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Why solar power, wind energy and electric vehicles will be the death of the oil industry?

For the same investment, the new wind power and solar energy projects together with electric cars that run on batteries in the future will produce up to seven times more useful energy than gasoline cars with oil prices close to current levels, according to BNP Paribas SA . Oil will have to fall to between … Continue reading Why solar power, wind energy and electric vehicles will be the death of the oil industry?

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Why solar, wind energy and EVs will be the death of the petroleum industry

A stunning new report from French-based global banking group BNP Paribas signals the death toll for the petrol industry – a mixture of solar, wind power and electric vehicles can deliver more than six times the “mobility” returns on each dollar invested than oil. The report, entitled “Wells, Wires and Wheels”, has been described as … Continue reading Why solar, wind energy and EVs will be the death of the petroleum industry

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Colombia does not develop its solar and wind power

Rodolphe Demaine, president of GreenYellow for Colombia and Panama, spoke with Al Paredón about the landscape of Colombia’s energy matrix and how the country has a wide potential in non-conventional renewable energies, but it is necessary to work on regulation and The necessary studies. What is GreenYellow?GreenYellow is a somewhat atypical company because we leave … Continue reading Colombia does not develop its solar and wind power

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Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

On the 30th of this month, Celec EP will tender for at least five renewable energy projects: hydroelectric, wind energy and photovoltaic solar. The process seeks the participation of private companies under a BOP model, which means that the private company invests, builds, operates the project for a certain number of years and finally returns … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

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New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

Studies indicate that Colombia’s potential for wind energy in the Caribbean region is greater than 20 GW, in Santanderes 5 GW and 2 GW could be obtained in Huila. After an attempt of success, the Government prepares a new auction of renewable energies for October of this year. Offer energy by blocks, according to the … Continue reading New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

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NextEra Energy: U.S. Can Hit 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

If you’re anxious about America’s purported slow response to climate change, then you might want to take a close look at NextEra Energy‘s (NYSE: NEE) June investor presentation. Aside from updated numbers, not much stands out in the 235-slide presentation, which includes the usual colorful graphs and charts communicating the latest monthly results for the … Continue reading NextEra Energy: U.S. Can Hit 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

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IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment. IRENA and the RES4Africa Foundation have agreed to cooperate to increase the speed of renewable energy development in Africa in the pursuit of the continent’s sustainable development and climate goals. The ‘Letter of Intent’ signed on 15 July 2019 in … Continue reading IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

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Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

The big reductions that will be in the costs of the ecological technology, the solar energy and the wind energy of the world for 2050. Thus it was projected Bloomberg in a new New Energy Outlook 2019 (NEO). In addition, it has been pointed out that these technologies have been reduced to more than 20 … Continue reading Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

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Auctions of wind power canceled until 2021 in Mexico

The president of the Mexican Association of Wind Energy (AMDEE), Leopoldo Rodríguez Olivé, said during 2019 that 1,800 megawatts of wind turbines will be added to the national generation park, to reach more than 6,800 megawatts in 13 wind farm entities in the country, making Mexico is the second largest wind producer in Latin America … Continue reading Auctions of wind power canceled until 2021 in Mexico

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Masdar to pursue wind energy and solar power in Armenia

Abu Dhabi’s clean energy company Masdar said it is pursuing renewable energy opportunities in Armenia, a nation with “considerable” potential for solar and wind energy development. Masdar and Armenian National Interests Fund signed an agreement to explore collaboration in solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, onshore wind power and floating solar power, the company said in a … Continue reading Masdar to pursue wind energy and solar power in Armenia

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Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

The World Wind Energy Association had invited for a public debate in Recife on the topic of the roles of renewable energy and nuclear power, in preparation of the 18th World Wind Energy Conference 2019 (WWEC2019) which will take place in Rio de Janeiro in November 2019. The pre-event has started the debate on the … Continue reading Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

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Repsol will install 800 MW of solar and wind energy for 2023

Repsol has added to its portfolio of assets and will develop three new renewable projects in Spain, two wind power plants and one solar, with a capacity of some 800 megawatts (MW), the company said, detailing that the solar project will be developed in the province of Cádiz, with 204 MW of capacity. The development … Continue reading Repsol will install 800 MW of solar and wind energy for 2023

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IRENA and TWI Launch Open Solar Contracts for Review

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Terrawatt Initiative (TWI) have teamed up to support the rapid and widespread scale-up of solar energy. Open Solar Contracts provides freely available standardised contract documentation designed to streamline project development and finance processes for solar PV projects. The contracts are now available for review.  The simple and universally … Continue reading IRENA and TWI Launch Open Solar Contracts for Review

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ENGIE’s renewable energy capacity exceeds 1.5 GW in India

ENGIE was just awarded by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a 200 MW onshore wind energy project in the state of Gujarat. ENGIE will sign a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Federal Government entity, SECI. This success follows an earlier award to the Group by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), for a … Continue reading ENGIE’s renewable energy capacity exceeds 1.5 GW in India

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European Commission calls out EU countries on insufficient renewables ambition, lack of policy measures in their National Energy and Climate Plans

The European Commission today released its assessment and recommendations on the EU-28 countries’ National Energy and Climate Plans for 2030. These Plans aim to drive investments into the energy transition and ensure that Europe meets its collective 2030 target of 32% renewable energy. As they stand the Plans will not allow Europe to deliver on … Continue reading European Commission calls out EU countries on insufficient renewables ambition, lack of policy measures in their National Energy and Climate Plans

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