Category Archives: Other renewables

UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) warmly welcomes the remarks of the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres setting out key actions to achieve the energy transition. His remarks were made during the launch of the World Meteorological Organization’s State of the Global Climate 2021 report. Responding to the announcement, IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera … Continue reading UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

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Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

In the second week of May, the rise in temperatures led to a drop in demand in most of the European markets. The solar energy production increased in general in correspondence with the increase in solar radiation at this time. These factors and gas prices lower than those of the previous week allowed electricity markets … Continue reading Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

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RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

RWE has successfully issued a further green bond with a total volume of €2 billion. The bond was issued in two tranches of €1 billion each with maturities in 2026 and 2030. For the first tranche, the yield-to-maturity amounts to 2.2%, based on a coupon of 2.125% p.a. and an issuance price of 99.652%. For the second … Continue reading RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

The American Clean Power Association today released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 gigawatts (GW) after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in 2021. Regardless of this milestone, installations were flat when compared to 2020 levels … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

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WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

From 27 to 30 September 2022, Hamburg will become an energy hub for the world. For four days, at WindEnergy Hamburg everything at the trade show site will revolve around generating energy from wind and its exploitation. At the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE, it is all about the generation, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen. … Continue reading WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

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Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

Statkraft wants to take a leading role as a producer of green hydrogen and green hydrogen-based fuel in hubs with several types of consumption. Bjørn Holsen, SVP of New Business, gave a presentation in Munich on 13th May 2022, at the Green Hydrogen Forum about sectors and applications for fuel cell transportation and mobility. We … Continue reading Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

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The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

The project will have zero CO emissions2 thanks to the use of renewable energy from an innovative photovoltaic plant integrated into the installation The plant, which will be able to produce up to 3,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen per year, will supply clean hydrogen to the Fertiberia Group’s factory in the town, thereby reducing the … Continue reading The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

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Vattenfall commissions hydrogen gas-driven backup power for telecoms networks

Today, in collaboration with Ballard Power Systems and IT Norrbotten, Vattenfall is inaugurating Sweden’s first hydrogen gas-driven fuel cell plant for backup power for broadband networks. The plant, located in Överkalix, will ensure uninterrupted operation of broadband and digital communications in the event of prolonged power outages in cold climates. “The new fuel cell plant … Continue reading Vattenfall commissions hydrogen gas-driven backup power for telecoms networks

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Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association announced a Texas-specific panel that will be featured at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus on “Building the Clean Energy … Continue reading Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

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RWE reports quarterly results

In operational terms, the year started very well for RWE. At €1,460 million, adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) for the first quarter of 2022 clearly exceeded the previous year’s figure (Q1 2021: €883 million). Adjusted EBIT also rose significantly, from €548 million to €1,098 million. Adjusted net income more than doubled, from €340 million to … Continue reading RWE reports quarterly results

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Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

Electricity, gas and CO2 markets prices were protagonists in recent months. In recent days, a large part of the headlines related to the Iberian market focused on the gas price limit that is expected to be approved in the coming days. All these topics will be analysed on May 12 in the webinar organised by … Continue reading Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

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Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

In the first week of May, hourly or daily solar photovoltaic energy production records were registered in the markets of Spain and Portugal and values among the highest in history in France. In the Iberian Peninsula, the wind energy production increased compared to the previous week and in most markets the demand decreased. This combination … Continue reading Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

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Patents for Green Hydrogen Technology on the Rise

A joint study published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) uses patent statistics to reveal the trends and dynamism in the field of hydrogen that can be produced using renewable electricity via electrolysis. Innovation trends in electrolysers for hydrogen production shows that patent filings for hydrogen production technologies … Continue reading Patents for Green Hydrogen Technology on the Rise

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DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

DNV introduces two joint industry projects (JIP) aiming to create an Anchoring and Mooring Design Standard, and a Floats Design, Testing and Qualification Standard. DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, estimates that the potential global capacity for deploying floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) power is currently around 4 terawatts (TW) and installed capacity will … Continue reading DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

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The Big Impact of Mini-Grids in Mali’s Rural Areas

Fetching water from distant sources is a common practice in many villages in rural Africa. Niagalen Konaté is no stranger to this as she had to collect water from faraway places to irrigate her garden. But with the newly installed solar water pump, she is now able to avoid this strenuous errand. “The use of … Continue reading The Big Impact of Mini-Grids in Mali’s Rural Areas

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The energy transition needs stable and predictable regulation

In the midst of the complex situation that European energy markets are experiencing, it became clear that renewable energies, green hydrogen, storage and the energy transition as a whole are the solution to the problem. For the energy transition to advance, regulation needs to be stable and predictable so that it gives clear signals to … Continue reading The energy transition needs stable and predictable regulation

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U.S. wind and solar energy hit a key benchmark last month

The United States electricity sector reached an important milestone in April, when wind and solar energy accounted for 20% of electricity generation for the first time in history, according to the London-based global energy think tank Ember. The 20% figure is noteworthy because the International Energy Agency calculates that to avert catastrophic climate change, wind … Continue reading U.S. wind and solar energy hit a key benchmark last month

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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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MBR Solar Park are aiding Dubai’s push towards 100 percent clean energy

Dubai’s bid to ensure that 100 percent of its total power capacity comes from clean energy sources by 2050 as part of its Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 is on track, supported by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR Solar Park). One of the most extensive renewable energy projects taken up … Continue reading MBR Solar Park are aiding Dubai’s push towards 100 percent clean energy

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GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

Investment will give GE Renewable Energy additional access to COBOD’s unique 3D printing technology. Builds on cooperation in place since 2019.COBOD is providing GE Renewable Energy largest 3D concrete printer in world for use at R&D facility researching ways to print wind turbine towers onsite at wind farms. GE Renewable Energy today announced a minority … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

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