Category Archives: Other renewables

Enel signs with Angloamerican in chile group’s largest renewable energy supply deal

Enel, through its Chilean subsidiary Enel Generación Chile, and global mining company AngloAmerican signed an agreement whereby Enel’s Chilean subsidiary will supply up to 3 TWh of renewable energy per year to AngloAmerican over a 10-year period, meeting the needs of the mining company’s operations in the country. This agreement is the largest renewable energy … Continue reading Enel signs with Angloamerican in chile group’s largest renewable energy supply deal

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EDP Renewables managed a portfolio of operating assets of 11.8 GW

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has today announced that, at 30 June, the company managed a portfolio of operating assets of 11.8 GW, with average age of 8 years, spread over 11 countries, of which 11.4 GW are fully … Continue reading EDP Renewables managed a portfolio of operating assets of 11.8 GW

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Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

On the 30th of this month, Celec EP will tender for at least five renewable energy projects: hydroelectric, wind energy and photovoltaic solar. The process seeks the participation of private companies under a BOP model, which means that the private company invests, builds, operates the project for a certain number of years and finally returns … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

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New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

Studies indicate that Colombia’s potential for wind energy in the Caribbean region is greater than 20 GW, in Santanderes 5 GW and 2 GW could be obtained in Huila. After an attempt of success, the Government prepares a new auction of renewable energies for October of this year. Offer energy by blocks, according to the … Continue reading New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

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NextEra Energy: U.S. Can Hit 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

If you’re anxious about America’s purported slow response to climate change, then you might want to take a close look at NextEra Energy‘s (NYSE: NEE) June investor presentation. Aside from updated numbers, not much stands out in the 235-slide presentation, which includes the usual colorful graphs and charts communicating the latest monthly results for the … Continue reading NextEra Energy: U.S. Can Hit 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

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Goldwind joins 20GW hydrogen plan in China

Goldwind has signed up as one of the first partners in a wind-to-hydrogen project in northeast China that eventually wants 20 GW of wind turbines producing green fuel for a new-look clean transportation system. The project in the city of Baicheng, Jilin province – which also aims to eventually harness 15 GW of solar PV … Continue reading Goldwind joins 20GW hydrogen plan in China

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Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The concentrated solar power plant will only … Continue reading Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

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IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment. IRENA and the RES4Africa Foundation have agreed to cooperate to increase the speed of renewable energy development in Africa in the pursuit of the continent’s sustainable development and climate goals. The ‘Letter of Intent’ signed on 15 July 2019 in … Continue reading IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

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Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

The big reductions that will be in the costs of the ecological technology, the solar energy and the wind energy of the world for 2050. Thus it was projected Bloomberg in a new New Energy Outlook 2019 (NEO). In addition, it has been pointed out that these technologies have been reduced to more than 20 … Continue reading Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

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Auctions of wind power canceled until 2021 in Mexico

The president of the Mexican Association of Wind Energy (AMDEE), Leopoldo Rodríguez Olivé, said during 2019 that 1,800 megawatts of wind turbines will be added to the national generation park, to reach more than 6,800 megawatts in 13 wind farm entities in the country, making Mexico is the second largest wind producer in Latin America … Continue reading Auctions of wind power canceled until 2021 in Mexico

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Pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched in Morocco

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar thermal and photovoltaic complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the Noor Midelt I … Continue reading Pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched in Morocco

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IRENA Puts Renewables Centre-Stage at UN High-Level Meeting

‘There can be no sustainable development without renewables’ – that was the takeaway from the 17th IRENA Council which concluded recently in Abu Dhabi. It was a message the Agency’s Director-General Francesco La Camera reinforced at every opportunity and a message that will once again take centre-stage during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) … Continue reading IRENA Puts Renewables Centre-Stage at UN High-Level Meeting

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Masdar to pursue wind energy and solar power in Armenia

Abu Dhabi’s clean energy company Masdar said it is pursuing renewable energy opportunities in Armenia, a nation with “considerable” potential for solar and wind energy development. Masdar and Armenian National Interests Fund signed an agreement to explore collaboration in solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, onshore wind power and floating solar power, the company said in a … Continue reading Masdar to pursue wind energy and solar power in Armenia

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Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

This is an annual prize, awarded within the framework of the CSPPlaza 2019 conference, which recognizes companies that have made major breakthroughs in Concentrated Solar Power technological innovation and application over the past year. The company was awarded thanks to the results obtained in a new type of parabolic trough collector, developed by Abengoa and … Continue reading Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

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Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

Renewable energy investment dropped 14 percent to $117.6 billion in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The report said renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, fell 39 percent to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013. “We expect a nationwide solar … Continue reading Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

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Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

The World Wind Energy Association had invited for a public debate in Recife on the topic of the roles of renewable energy and nuclear power, in preparation of the 18th World Wind Energy Conference 2019 (WWEC2019) which will take place in Rio de Janeiro in November 2019. The pre-event has started the debate on the … Continue reading Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

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Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

The Ingeteam Group has closed the financial year of 2018 with a turnover of €637 million. This figure represents a 47% increase since the start of the strategic plan in 2016 up to 2018, strengthening its international leadership position in the sectors in which it operates. It should be noted that 82% of Ingeteam’s business … Continue reading Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

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EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables officially announce the signature of four 25-year long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), for four solar power projects totaling 716 MWp of installed capacities in northern India. These projects have been awarded to EDEN Renewables India, their solar photovoltaic equally owned joint venture in India. EDEN Renewables India signed: End … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

The take-off of renewable energies in Argentina can be described with some figures: 206 are the projects awarded since 2016; 6130.9 are the MW that will generate these ventures; 4.7 million households will be supplied; 7237 are the millions of dollars that came as an investment to the sector, and 9200 are the jobs related … Continue reading Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

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