Category Archives: Other renewables

Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The concentrated solar power plant will only … Continue reading Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

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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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Pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched in Morocco

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar thermal and photovoltaic complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the Noor Midelt I … Continue reading Pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched in Morocco

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IRENA Puts Renewables Centre-Stage at UN High-Level Meeting

‘There can be no sustainable development without renewables’ – that was the takeaway from the 17th IRENA Council which concluded recently in Abu Dhabi. It was a message the Agency’s Director-General Francesco La Camera reinforced at every opportunity and a message that will once again take centre-stage during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) … Continue reading IRENA Puts Renewables Centre-Stage at UN High-Level Meeting

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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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Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

This is an annual prize, awarded within the framework of the CSPPlaza 2019 conference, which recognizes companies that have made major breakthroughs in Concentrated Solar Power technological innovation and application over the past year. The company was awarded thanks to the results obtained in a new type of parabolic trough collector, developed by Abengoa and … Continue reading Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

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Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

Renewable energy investment dropped 14 percent to $117.6 billion in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The report said renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, fell 39 percent to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013. “We expect a nationwide solar … Continue reading Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

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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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Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

The Ingeteam Group has closed the financial year of 2018 with a turnover of €637 million. This figure represents a 47% increase since the start of the strategic plan in 2016 up to 2018, strengthening its international leadership position in the sectors in which it operates. It should be noted that 82% of Ingeteam’s business … Continue reading Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

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EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables officially announce the signature of four 25-year long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), for four solar power projects totaling 716 MWp of installed capacities in northern India. These projects have been awarded to EDEN Renewables India, their solar photovoltaic equally owned joint venture in India. EDEN Renewables India signed: End … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

The take-off of renewable energies in Argentina can be described with some figures: 206 are the projects awarded since 2016; 6130.9 are the MW that will generate these ventures; 4.7 million households will be supplied; 7237 are the millions of dollars that came as an investment to the sector, and 9200 are the jobs related … Continue reading Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

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Zimbabwe power shortage attracts solar power investment

Faced with a punishing load shedding schedule, sometimes lasting 15 hours, the Zimbabwean renewable energy market has opened limited prospects. The prolonged phase, ignited by a recent drought, adversely limiting its Kariba hydro power generation is chocking vital economic operations. The latest Energy Progress Report found out that about 840 million people (about 11 percent … Continue reading Zimbabwe power shortage attracts solar power investment

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EDF Renewables announces its first solar power plant in Mexico

EDF Renewables announces the commissioning of Bluemex, its very first solar power plant in Mexico. This 119.6 MWp photovoltaic facility is located in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. Occupying over 340 hectares, the Bluemex solar photovoltaic power plant is comprised of photovoltaic (PV) modules supplied by Canadian Solar Inc. The solar project was awarded in … Continue reading EDF Renewables announces its first solar power plant in Mexico

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Wind power generated 21.4% in Spain in the first half of the year

Renewable energies generated 38.4% of electricity until June in Spain: wind energy 21.4%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.5%. In June, wind power accounted for 15.6%, concentrated solar power for 3.9% and photovoltaic for 4.3%. Wind turbines generated 27,229 GWh of electricity in the first half of the year (21.4% of the national total) and … Continue reading Wind power generated 21.4% in Spain in the first half of the year

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Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) create a company to promote renewable projects in the Basque Country

The Basque Government, through the EVE, is relaunching its commitment to wind energy, which is key to advancing the Basque Energy Transition and the objectives set by the EU. Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) reinforce their commitment to green energy with the creation of a joint venture to promote projects with which they … Continue reading Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) create a company to promote renewable projects in the Basque Country

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Isotrol and the wind energy origins in Spain

Isotrol was one of the first companies that developed technology for the exploitation and operations of wind farms in Spain during the 80s and 90s. The company participated in the connection and monitoring of those primal plants and also the implementation of unknown technology in them. This way, Isotrol gained access to a fledgling renewable … Continue reading Isotrol and the wind energy origins in Spain

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Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, debuts on the São Paulo Stock Exchange

Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, marked a new milestone in the group’s history when it began trading in the Novo Mercado segment of the São Paulo B3 stock market (formerly Bovespa). This is the largest initial public offering (IPO) so far this year and the most relevant in Brazil’s energy sector since 2000. With a … Continue reading Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, debuts on the São Paulo Stock Exchange

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