Category Archives: Other renewables

E.ON transfers renewables business to RWE

As part of the transaction to acquire and integrate innogy, E.ON today transferred its renewables business to RWE. For E.ON, the disposal of E.ON Climate & Renewables marks the end of an extraordinary success story. Industrial-scale renewables facilities had been a key focus of E.ON’s growth strategy since 2007. Investments of more than €12 billion … Continue reading E.ON transfers renewables business to RWE

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Forestalia projects 3,000 MW of wind energy and other renewable in Teruel

Forestalia projects 3,000 MW of renewables in Teruel with an investment of 2.4 billion euros and 12,000 jobs,The province of Teruel has a map of renewables that is in operation at 40%, with 1300 million investment and 234 jobs created.Teruel creates a model of association of municipalities for the establishment and implementation of renewable energy … Continue reading Forestalia projects 3,000 MW of wind energy and other renewable in Teruel

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Small Islands Delivering Bold Solutions to Climate Change at High-Level Event

For small islands, climate change is already a reality. Rising sea levels and storms of increasing severity are not distant threats. These phenomena are today’s reality for the 65 million people who call small islands home. They have done little to contribute to global warming, but the fate of these 50 countries is now entirely … Continue reading Small Islands Delivering Bold Solutions to Climate Change at High-Level Event

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GE Expands SF6-free High-Voltage Product Portfolio to Help Cut Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE:GE) today announced plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to expand its range of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)-free high-voltage substation equipment to include all key high-voltage levels by 2025. This is one of Grid Solution’s biggest portfolio investments in years and will support customers in their efforts to … Continue reading GE Expands SF6-free High-Voltage Product Portfolio to Help Cut Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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IRENA Explores Potential of Green Hydrogen

Hydrogen from renewables like wind energy and solar power can help tackle various critical energy challenges. It could particularly offer ways to decarbonise a range of sectors where it is proving difficult to meaningfully reduce CO2 emissions, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Hydrogen: a renewable energy perspective finds. As … Continue reading IRENA Explores Potential of Green Hydrogen

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Microsoft and ENGIE announce renewable initiatives

Microsoft and ENGIE today announced both a long-term solar and wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA) in the United States and implementation of Darwin, an energy software developed by ENGIE using Microsoft Azure’s intelligent cloud services to optimize performance of ENGIE’s wind energy, solar, and hybrid (wind + solar) renewable assets worldwide. The renewable deal … Continue reading Microsoft and ENGIE announce renewable initiatives

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Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

The expansion of wind energy and photovoltaic solar power plants in Brazil is about to overtake hydroelectric plants as the main energy matrix in the country. According to the Ten-Year Energy Plan, which sets the guidelines for the expansion of the electricity sector in the country until 2027, hydroelectric plants, which in 2018 represented 64 … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy gain ground to hydroelectric plants in Brazil

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GE Renewable Energy Announces its Plan to Become Carbon Neutral In 2020

Business Commits to make 100 Percent of its Wind Energy, Hydropower, Energy Storage and Grid Operations Carbon Neutral. GE Renewable Energy today announced its plan to make 100 percent of its operations carbon neutral by the end of 2020. GE Renewable Energy will reach carbon neutrality by reducing emissions through operational efficiencies, securing renewable electricity … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Announces its Plan to Become Carbon Neutral In 2020

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Iberdrola and HEINEKEN sign a partnership to produce its products using only renewable energy

Iberdrola and HEINEKEN España have added to their commitment to sustainability as a strategic thrust in their businesses by signing the first long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) in Spain between an electricity supplier and a brewing group. The agreement signed by the two companies will contribute to the construction of a new photovoltaic plant in … Continue reading Iberdrola and HEINEKEN sign a partnership to produce its products using only renewable energy

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Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

Green Climate Fund, IRENA, SEforAll and UNDP launch partnership to advance low-carbon energy transition and raise climate ambition. In response to country needs to mobilize low-carbon, climate-resilient investments, a new global public good announced today will aim to increase the flow of capital in developing countries to meet climate ambitions. The Climate Investment Platform (CIP) … Continue reading Climate Investment Platform Targets Increase in Flow of Capital to Clean Energy Projects

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Equinor to sign a framework agreement for advanced R&D services with IFPEN in the area of energy transition

Equinor has just signed a Framework Agreement with IFPEN for a period of four years (with two options to renew, for a total of four additional years). The Framework Agreement covers provision of advanced R&D services in oil & gas technologies, renewable energies and low carbon solutions. The previous agreement, signed in 2013, first focused … Continue reading Equinor to sign a framework agreement for advanced R&D services with IFPEN in the area of energy transition

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Wind power and solar energy already compete without subsidies

For years, wind turbines and solar power were derided as boondoggles. They were too expensive, the argument went, to build without government handouts. Today, renewable energy is so cheap that the handouts they once needed are disappearing. On sun-drenched fields across Spain and Italy, developers are building solar farms without subsidies or tax-breaks, betting they … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy already compete without subsidies

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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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