Category Archives: Other renewables

POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant Synchronized to The Grid

At 9:02 a.m., September 19th, 2019, POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrating Solar Power Plant was synchronized to the grid as scheduled. The project is co-invested by HYDROCHINA and POWERCHINA NORTHWEST ENGINEERING CO.,LTD, with the latter being the EPC contractor. As the technology provider and one of the subcontractors, SUPCON SOLAR is responsible for the … Continue reading POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant Synchronized to The Grid

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A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

China is a leader in wind energy, concentrated solar thermal power and, above all, photovoltaic energy. Decades earlier than originally planned, China’s power grid has reached parity in the solar power market. It means that solar energy is again cheaper than electricity in the Chinese electricity grid, an advance that can boost the prospects for … Continue reading A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

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Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

Google has made the largest purchase of renewable energy in history by a corporation by increasing its investment in wind energy and solar power by 40% with contracts in the United States, Chile and Europe. The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, reveals in the official blog of the company the signing of a package of … Continue reading Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

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Renewables Can Lead the World’s Response to Climate Change

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will deliver a clear message to policy makers, civil society leaders and business decision makers in New York during the 74th Session of the UN Assembly and the Climate Action Summit next week. The Agency will reinforce the fact that limiting climate change within the 11-year time frame specified … Continue reading Renewables Can Lead the World’s Response to Climate Change

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GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar power River Project

The Solar River Project and GE Renewable Energy announce today that GE has been selected for the supply and integration of one of the largest grid-scale battery technology hybrid deployment to be installed for the Solar River Project in South Australia. The energy storage system, called the Reservoir, will be coupled to a large 200 … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar power River Project

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Global renewables investment to triple this decade

Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says. The figure excludes large hydropower projects and is equivalent to 1.2 terawatts (TW) of new renewable … Continue reading Global renewables investment to triple this decade

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EGP connects 85 MW Totana solar power plant to the grid

otana is ready to produce energy! In Spain, we have connected to the grid one of the seven solar power projects awarded in July 2017 to Enel Green Power following the Spanish government’s third renewable energy auction. Enel Green Power has connected to the grid the new 85 MW Totana photovoltaic solar plant, in Murcia, which … Continue reading EGP connects 85 MW Totana solar power plant to the grid

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AfDB ‘s Solar Project Aims at Making Africa a Renewable Power House

When UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched the International Solar Alliance last October, he applauded the goal of mobilizing about $1 trillion dollars towards the deployment of some 1,000 gigawatts of solar energy by 2030. “It is clear,” he said, “that we are witnessing a global renewable energy revolution.” That revolution is also taking place under … Continue reading AfDB ‘s Solar Project Aims at Making Africa a Renewable Power House

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EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

Mexico is the third biggest economy in America. In recent years, it has stood out for its macroeconomic stability and the increase in its per capita income. However, the North American country faces important challenges such as income inequality and the need for better conditions for a workforce of almost 60 million people. The Organization … Continue reading EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

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Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson highlighted the importance of the 2030 National Energy & Climate Plans at a Florence School of Regulation event on 12 September on the energy priorities for the next European Commission. Dickson said that Europe’s progress on renewable energy deployment over the next decade will be determined by the National Energy and … Continue reading Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

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Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) recently met with France-based energy major Engie, as part of Dewa’s drive to forge strong ties with major global companies to exchange knowledge and share best practices in the energy sector. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of welcomed the delegation led by Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, chairman of Engie … Continue reading Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

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Concentrated Solar Power, renewable and storage, by Luis Crespo (Protermosolar)

Who has said that renewables will always need the support of fossil or nuclear technologies to provide the supply? It is true that the cheapest and most widespread technologies in Spain, such as wind energy and photovoltaic, do not have storage in centralized facilities (wind farms and photovoltaic plants) and that add some hour of … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power, renewable and storage, by Luis Crespo (Protermosolar)

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Pan-renewable leaders announced as Clean Energy Executive Summit program chairs

AWEA is pleased to announce our 2019 conference program chairs for the Clean Energy Executive Summit: Tristan Grimbert, President & Chief Executive Officer of EDF Renewables and Tom Starrs, Vice President for Market Strategy and Policy at SunPower Corporation. Tristan leads EDF Renewables’ activities throughout North America overseeing three primary business lines: Grid-Scale Power, Asset … Continue reading Pan-renewable leaders announced as Clean Energy Executive Summit program chairs

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Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

The objective is that by 2050, 70% of the energy consumed in Chile is from sources such as solar thermal, photovoltaic or wind energy, which adds to the announcement of the decarbonization plan. Chile is inspiring the world with a significant expansion of solar energy, faster than any other country on the planet. (The State … Continue reading Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

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Ingeteam will be present at the largest renewables trade show in the United States

North America Smart Energy Week is the major event that gathers together the greatest number of professionals from the PV solar, energy storage and energy efficiency sectors (among others), bringing several trade shows under one roof, such as Solar Power International, Energy Storage International, Smart Energy Marketplace+Microgrids, Wind Energy International and Hydrogen+Fuel Cells International. Once again, Ingeteam … Continue reading Ingeteam will be present at the largest renewables trade show in the United States

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6 Concentrated Solar Power projects with 350 MW capacity will be newly built in China this year

A group of large-scale commercial solar thermal power (CSP) plants have been developed and constructed in China since the official announcement of national first batch of 20 demonstration projects and FiT policy accordingly. Three of the Concentrated Solar Power demos were successfully connected to the grid by the end of last year in 2018: CGN … Continue reading 6 Concentrated Solar Power projects with 350 MW capacity will be newly built in China this year

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GE’s Static Var Compensator (SVC) Technology Solves Complex Grid Challenges for Customers Around the Globe

GE announces five major SVC milestones and project wins in the first half of 2019 for customers around the world. GE demonstrates ongoing role as industry leader in Static Var Compensator (SVC) technology with another GE patented Main Reactor Design project commissioning in Saudi Arabia and a breakthrough SVC order in India. GE’s long record … Continue reading GE’s Static Var Compensator (SVC) Technology Solves Complex Grid Challenges for Customers Around the Globe

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Expectation for Round 4 of Renew in Argentina

During his presentation in Argentina Wind Power held in Buenos Aires, the Undersecretary of Renewable Energies, Sebastián Kind, assured that in order to achieve that 20% of the energy matrix required by law 27,191 will have to launch round 4. The second edition of Argentina Wind Power is organized by the Global Wind Energy Council … Continue reading Expectation for Round 4 of Renew in Argentina

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IRENA and UN agree to jointly combat desertification through renewables

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables. In a Memorandum of Understanding signed today by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and UNCCD’s Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw, … Continue reading IRENA and UN agree to jointly combat desertification through renewables

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IRENA Takes Call for Energy Transition Action to the World Energy Congress

Renewable energy is driving a shift in the way the world generates, distributes and consumes energy — powering economic growth, enhancing energy security and combating climate change. It also brings widespread socioeconomic benefits including millions of skilled jobs and boosts domestic industrial capacities, globally and in the GCC region. These are central message the International … Continue reading IRENA Takes Call for Energy Transition Action to the World Energy Congress

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