Category Archives: Other renewables

Ørsted partners with Liquid Wind and expands presence in green fuels with investment in large-scale e-methanol project in Sweden

Ørsted and Liquid Wind AB have reached an agreement, under which Ørsted will acquire a 45 % ownership share of Liquid Wind AB’s FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE is a late-stage development project and could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project. Liquid Wind AB plans to establish a series of facilities across Sweden to … Continue reading Ørsted partners with Liquid Wind and expands presence in green fuels with investment in large-scale e-methanol project in Sweden

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy in Europe

In the first week of January, European electricity markets prices increased compared to the previous week and in most cases the average exceeded €150/MWh, despite the fact that negative hourly prices were registered in some markets at the beginning of the week. Electricity futures rose in most markets. The increase in demand and the high … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy in Europe

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Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

Renewable power held a 19% share of the US’s total power capacity in 2020, according to GlobalData, and this share is expected to increase significantly to 48.4% by 2030. The leading data and analytics company notes that favorable policies introduced by the US government will continue to drive the country’s renewable sector, particularly solar PV … Continue reading Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production

After the declines of 2020, the demand and prices of the energy markets recovered in 2021, the latter leading an escalation that made almost all European electricity markets settle with a yearly price of more than €100/MWh and break hourly and daily historical records repeatedly. Behind these increases are gas and CO2 prices that also … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production

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Financing for renewable energy becomes marred by regulatory instability

After two extraordinary and complicated years in many ways, such as 2020 and 2021, the development of new renewable energy projects continues despite the difficulties. This article summarises the situation of PPA and renewable energy projects financing in general during 2021. The renewable energy projects financing in 2021 The previous year, 2020, was an atypical … Continue reading Financing for renewable energy becomes marred by regulatory instability

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Brazil connects 5 GW of wind energy and solar power in 2021

Brazil has approved 4,993.78 MW of wind power and solar energy, announced the electricity sector regulator, Aneel. Brazil added 7,562.08 MW of capacity in 2021, an increase of 57.8% compared to the target of 4,790.4 MW set last January. Wind farms accounted for 3,694.32 MW or 48.85%. Solar plants were responsible for 17.18% with 1,299.46 … Continue reading Brazil connects 5 GW of wind energy and solar power in 2021

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Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced today that Bill Parsons has assumed the role of Vice President for Federal and State Affairs. Parsons brings to the job over two decades of legislative and policy experience both inside Congress and on behalf of the renewable energy sector. In this newly created role, Parsons will lead … Continue reading Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

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American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

Now entering its second year as the leading trade organization representing the renewable energy industry, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced its new Board of Directors. The Board collectively demonstrates the immense reach of the clean power industries across the U.S. economy. “Our new Board represents the broad depth of our growing association and … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

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Spain to launch renewables tenders for Concentrated Solar Power and biomass in April

The Spanish government will launch its next renewable energy tender in April 2022 to award 500 MW to mostly concentrated solar power (200 MW) and biomass (140 MW) -based projects, the ministry for the ecological transition announced today. The ministry published the tender terms to public consultation until January 21.Out of the 500 MW total … Continue reading Spain to launch renewables tenders for Concentrated Solar Power and biomass in April

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Record prices were registered in European electricity markets

Most of European electricity markets registered all?time high prices in the days leading up to Christmas. In some cases, hourly records were also reached. One of the protagonists behind these prices is gas, which also recorded an all?time high in the penultimate week of the year. High CO2 prices also favoured the uptrend, in a … Continue reading Record prices were registered in European electricity markets

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Despite a global pandemic and supply chain constraints, clean power has record year

Clean energy in America is having a record year. Look no further than the top headlines throughout this year.  In 2021 alone, the United States re-asserted its place in the Paris Climate Agreement and established considerable national emissions reduction and clean energy goals. As 2021 comes to an end, ACP takes a look at the … Continue reading Despite a global pandemic and supply chain constraints, clean power has record year

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Celebrating Clean Power’s Progress and Reflecting on ACP’s First Year

As? American Clean Power’s (ACP)’s? first year?comes to a close, we want to take a?moment to reflect on all that our clean energy industry achieved, together?in?2021. ACP was created to unite the power?of?America’s clean energy industry. Our trade association brings together wind, solar, transmission and storage companies, along with manufacturers and construction companies, project developers and owners/operators, utilities, … Continue reading Celebrating Clean Power’s Progress and Reflecting on ACP’s First Year

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power production and wind energy production

In the last weeks of 2021, European electricity spot and futures markets continued breaking price records, in a context in which gas is also at record highs and CO2 prices remain high. The new nuclear shutdowns announced in France added more uncertainty to the situation and the general fall in wind energy production in the … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power production and wind energy production

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Indonesia’s Industrial Power Generation & Renewable Energy Exhibition 2022

PowerGen & Renewable Energy Indonesia 2022 together with Solartech Indonesia 2022, Battery & Energy Storage 2022, INALIGHT 2022, Smart Home+City Indonesia 2022 will present over 500 exhibiting companies and are expected to be attend from 10,000 trade visitors in 3 days. The expo will unlock the business opportunities to involve thousands of New Renewable Energy … Continue reading Indonesia’s Industrial Power Generation & Renewable Energy Exhibition 2022

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Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

Iberdrola, together with more than 150 small and medium-sized companies, has a portfolio of 90 innovative renewable, storage and green hydrogen projects along the lines set out in the Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE) for Renewable Energies, Renewable Hydrogen and Storage (ERHA) presented today by the Government. The projects could involve an … Continue reading Iberdrola already has alliances with 150 companies to carry out transformative projects in renewables, storage and hydrogen

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Aalborg CSP supplies Energy Storage technology to PTXSALT plant for green conversion of coal-fired plant

Aalborg CSP has received the order to supply its header-coil heat exchanger for steam generation and molten salt circulation system for the Kyoto Group project for a thermal energy storage to be established at Aalborg Forsyning’s green test center at Nordjyllandsværket. Electricity from e.g. wind turbines will be stored in a modular storage solution after … Continue reading Aalborg CSP supplies Energy Storage technology to PTXSALT plant for green conversion of coal-fired plant

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Energy Transition: from Commitment to Action

The energy transition grounded in renewables delivers jobs and economic growth, underpins sustainable development, improves health and is among the most effective responses to climate change. However, the transition must move much faster and international promises made at the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy and COP26 have to translate into concrete implementation and action. The … Continue reading Energy Transition: from Commitment to Action

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EDPR is awarded with 25 MW for a PV project located in Hungary

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, has been awarded with 25 MW for its Nyirseg PV project located in Hungary. The award means that the project will benefit from a CfD valued at 15.73 HUF/MWh (circa 42.5€/MWh) for a period of 15 years.  The construction of the project will start … Continue reading EDPR is awarded with 25 MW for a PV project located in Hungary

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power production and wind energy production

The new rise in gas prices and CO2 records bring futures to maximum prices again. The consecutive CO2 prices records of recent weeks and a new rebound in gas prices are driving electricity futures prices to historical prices in markets of central Europe, or close to historical highs in others markets such as the Iberian. … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power production and wind energy production

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Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

In accordance with the commitments made last July, Rio Tinto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) and its partner, CrossBoundary Energy (CBE), have laid the foundation stone for the solar and wind power plant project that will supply the QMM ilmenite mine operations in Fort Dauphin, southern Madagascar. The ceremony took place in the Ehoala Park area, … Continue reading Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

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