Category Archives: Other renewables

Iberdrola and Fertiberia launch the largest plant producing green hydrogen for industrial use in Europe

Iberdrola and Fertiberia are allied in their commitment to the sustainability of the industrial sector. The companies have signed an agreement, which will trigger an investment of 150 million euros, to construct the largest plant to produce green hydrogen for industrial use in Europe. The Spanish companies are to build the plant in Puertollano and … Continue reading Iberdrola and Fertiberia launch the largest plant producing green hydrogen for industrial use in Europe

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American Wind Energy Association Urges U.S. Electric Grid Operators to Prepare to Harness the Benefits of Hybrid Energy Projects

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today stressed the need for the U.S. Regional Transmission Operators and Independent System Operators (collectively referred to as ISOs) to update their policies to accommodate the growing number of hybrid renewable energy and storage projects requesting interconnection to the nation’s electric grids. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today stressed … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Urges U.S. Electric Grid Operators to Prepare to Harness the Benefits of Hybrid Energy Projects

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Enel Green Power is among Mexico’s most ethical companies

The Fortune ranking sees Enel Green Power reach 14th place among Mexico’s most ethical businesses Our first attendance delivered an impressive result: Fortune magazine ranked Enel Green Power at the 14th spot among Mexico’s 30 most ethical businesses. This is a remarkable achievement that fills us with pride, for both the ranking’s strict access criteria … Continue reading Enel Green Power is among Mexico’s most ethical companies

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Iberdrola speeds up investment to €3.58 billion and posts €1.84 billion net profit in the first half, up by 12.2%

Iberdrola has accelerated its investments to €3.58 billion in the first half of the year, 2.3% more than in the same period in 2019 and despite the lockdown situation due to the COVID-19. Driven by this investment effort and despite an adverse impact of €153 million from the pandemic, net profit stood at €1.84 billion … Continue reading Iberdrola speeds up investment to €3.58 billion and posts €1.84 billion net profit in the first half, up by 12.2%

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Kalulushi concentrated solar power plant (CSP) in Zambia

The Zambian subsidiary of the Chinese giant Sinohydro has been chosen to carry out the civil engineering work for the construction of the Kalulushi solar concentrated power plant (SCP) in the copper belt province. The project is being developed by the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Margam Valley Solar Energy Corporation. In Zambia, the results of … Continue reading Kalulushi concentrated solar power plant (CSP) in Zambia

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Governor Cuomo Announces Largest Combined Solicitations for Renewable Energy Ever Issued in the U.S. to Combat Climate Change

Nation-Leading Offshore Wind Solicitation Seeks Up To 2,500 Megawatts of Renewable Energy and a Complementary Multi-Port Infrastructure Investment, Totaling More Than $400 Million in Public and Private Dollars for Port Infrastructure in New York Since Last Year; and Sends a “Buy-Clean” Demand Signal for Advanced Materials Governor Also Announces Coordinated Solicitations for Land-Based Renewable Energy Projects Seeking … Continue reading Governor Cuomo Announces Largest Combined Solicitations for Renewable Energy Ever Issued in the U.S. to Combat Climate Change

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Open-source renewable energy potential (reV) model offers endless potential

What can the Renewable Energy Potential (reV) model calculate when it comes to renewable energy potential? Just about everything. This novel modeling framework includes highly dynamic, user-defined modules that function at different spatial and temporal resolutions, allowing users to assess resource potential, technical potential, and supply curves at varying levels of detail for photovoltaic (PV), … Continue reading Open-source renewable energy potential (reV) model offers endless potential

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Enel Green Power starts construction of its first renewables + storage project in North America

Enel Green Power started construction of the Lily solar + storage project, its first hybrid project in North America that integrates a renewable energy plant with utility-scale battery storage. By pairing the two technologies, Enel can store energy generated by the renewable plants to be delivered when needed, such as to help smooth the supply … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of its first renewables + storage project in North America

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Africa can become a renewable energy superpower

The power of climate science denial in the UK, thankfully, has been in retreat over the past decade. Nigel Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) may still boast a prime Westminster address, but its influence has waned. In fact, its decline aptly mirrors the fortunes of the coal industry, including US titans such as Peabody … Continue reading Africa can become a renewable energy superpower

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Protermosolar asks the spanish government for specific renewable technology auctions

With this type of auction, the growth of each technology could be guaranteed to comply with the PNIEC and monitor the evolution of the cost of each one. Another option would be to promote auctions by definition of dispatch profiles or exclusive generation windows. The Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry … Continue reading Protermosolar asks the spanish government for specific renewable technology auctions

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The path to a green recovery: European Council has no time to lose

Tomorrow the EU Heads of State and Government meet in Brussels to try and reach agreement on a European recovery plan. The revised proposal combines a €750 billion recovery fund with a seven-year budget amounting to almost €1.1 trillion. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said, “This is a crucial European Council. If they can agree the … Continue reading The path to a green recovery: European Council has no time to lose

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Gonzalo Martín, general secretary of Protermosolar «I am fully confident that Spain can once again become the world Concentrating Solar Power leader»

The new Secretary General of Protermosolar is convinced that Concentrating Solar Power is the cornerstone to achieve the complete decarbonization of the Spanish energy system, by ensuring massive energy storage and providing firm and planned back-up for intermittent renewable sources like photovoltaic and wind energy. He also believes that if both the Government and companies … Continue reading Gonzalo Martín, general secretary of Protermosolar «I am fully confident that Spain can once again become the world Concentrating Solar Power leader»

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30 Innovative Solutions Show Path to Renewable-Powered Future

As of today, IRENA has published the full series of 30 Innovation Briefs under its Innovation Landscape report. It is the most comprehensive analysis available on innovation priorities that policymakers must address to successfully decarbonise the electricity systems with renewables and push for innovative renewables solutions in a COVID-19 recovery stimulus. With the new briefs … Continue reading 30 Innovative Solutions Show Path to Renewable-Powered Future

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Portugal solar auction could lead to first Concentrated Solar Power plant

Value-based bidding, favorable site conditions and Spanish engineering has carved a fresh opening for Concentrated Solar Power build, market experts told Reuters Events. Portugal launched its delayed second solar auction last month, tendering for 700 MW of new capacity across 12 sites in Southern Portugal. For the first time, the auction includes a new solar … Continue reading Portugal solar auction could lead to first Concentrated Solar Power plant

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Wind energy is key to coal regions in transition

WindEurope recently participated in a panel discussion about the clean energy potential of coal regions in transition together with representatives from the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and SolarPower Europe. The event was organised by the European Commission for the launch of the new Just Transition Platform. The transition of … Continue reading Wind energy is key to coal regions in transition

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Biden Climate Plan

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Biden campaign’s climate and clean energy plan:  We strongly applaud the Biden campaign for taking an ambitious, comprehensive approach to climate change policy that recognizes the renewable energy industry’s ability to grow America’s economy towards a cleaner environment and a more prosperous … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on Biden Climate Plan

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EU Energy System Integration and Hydrogen Strategies: no climate neutrality without renewables-based electrification

With today’s presentation of the EU Energy System Integration Strategy and the EU Hydrogen Strategy, the EU sets course for a greener future by promoting direct electrification across the whole economy and the use of renewable hydrogen in hard-to-abate sectors. “It’s good these new EU Strategies recognise the primary role of direct electrification. Electrifying heating, … Continue reading EU Energy System Integration and Hydrogen Strategies: no climate neutrality without renewables-based electrification

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Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

Enel Green Power and Norfund entered into a long-term, joint investment partnership to finance, build and operate new renewable projects in India.The agreement is aimed at boosting the development of renewables in India, in line with the sustainability, decarbonization and renewables targets of the companies and the country’s renewable energy goals.Enel Green Power will be … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

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Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

These funds will go to building photovoltaic plants and wind power farms in several locations, most of which are in rural transition regions.   Iberdrola today signed an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) to drive the green recovery by developing new renewable energy capacity in Spain. To … Continue reading Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

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IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

Lebanon has the potential to generate up to 30 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon report suggests that scaling-up renewable energy adoption can help the country meet growing energy demand, support economic growth, … Continue reading IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

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