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In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España promotes the integration of the renewable energy mix with operational measures and actions in more than 30 substations.The integration of this quota, especially in renewable wind power and photovoltaic technologies, has meant a historical record for the Spanish electricity system, contributing to the objectives of the energy transition established in the … Continue reading In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

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Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and step by step will replace all current fossil fuels. In AleaSoft an analysis of the impact of hydrogen on the energy sector has been carried out as a key factor in the ecological transition and a summary of the present and future use of this gas … Continue reading Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal energy has again exceeded 5 TWh of electricity generation by adding 5,166 GWh in 2019, representing an increase of 16.8% over 2018 and 3.8% compared to the average of the last 5 years. One more year, the concentrated solar power generation in Spain has proven its reliability, reaching punctual contributions of about 10% … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

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China largest 100 MW parabolic trough Concentrated Solar Power plant connected to the grid

CSNP Royal Tech Urat 100MW Parabolic Trough Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the gird at 22:49 p.m. on January 8th, 2020. Following the first CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough solar thermal project which was connected to the grid in October 2018, the CSNP project became the second parabolic trough Concentrating Solar Power … Continue reading China largest 100 MW parabolic trough Concentrated Solar Power plant connected to the grid

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India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

India has added 50 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity over the last five years, a major achievement for the country in which two-thirds of its capacity still uses fossil fuels to generate electricity. As per government data, between March 2015 and December 2019 India added 98 gigawatts of power generation capacity. 52% of this was … Continue reading India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

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Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

In September of last year Oilprice reported an incredible milestone for renewable energy when solar and wind power became cheaper than coal in most of the world. Now, a new report released this week by Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables has heralded another milestone: China will soon be added to that list of countries in … Continue reading Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

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Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

Renewable energy has advanced since 2010 to the centre ground of global energy and development policy. Renewables have become the world’s primary source of new power capacity, outpacing all other forms of new generation put together. The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts … Continue reading Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

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China makes half of global newly-built concentrated solar power capacity in 2019

Two more large-scale demonstration concentrating solar power (CSP) projects joined the team of operational solar thermal plants in China at the end of last year in 2019. Up to date, there are seven large-scale concentrated solar power projects with total capacity of 350MW in operation distributed across West China. Chart: Global concentrated solar power capacity … Continue reading China makes half of global newly-built concentrated solar power capacity in 2019

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Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

Renewable energy could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) climate safe energy path, according to a report published by the Agency during its 10th Assembly. The report finds that total energy sector employment can reach 100 million by 2050, up from around 58 million today should … Continue reading Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

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Hayward Tyler Awarded Concentrated Solar Power Contract in Dubai

Hayward Tyler, a manufacturer of performance-critical pumps and motors for the energy sector, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to supply a glandless pump package to major Chinese EPC, Shanghai Electric, for installation at Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase IV, a 950 MW hybrid concentrating solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) project. The … Continue reading Hayward Tyler Awarded Concentrated Solar Power Contract in Dubai

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Enel Green Power starts the year with a bang, beating its previous record with over 3 GW of renewable capacity built in 2019

Enel Green Power (EGP)[1] set a new record in 2019 by building around 3,029 MW of new renewable capacity all over the world, around 190 MW more (+6.5%) than it did in 2018. “We have beaten our yearly renewable capacity construction record thanks to the relentless work and dedication of our colleagues around the world,” … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts the year with a bang, beating its previous record with over 3 GW of renewable capacity built in 2019

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Vestas to become carbon-neutral by 2030

For Vestas, the reality of the climate crisis is at the centre of their business. In more than 40 years of pioneering and leading the wind energy industry, Vestas has worked with customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by driving the transition to replace carbon-based energy generation with renewable energy. Now, Vestas is excited to … Continue reading Vestas to become carbon-neutral by 2030

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Renewable energy’s share of Germany rose to 46% last year

Renewable energy’s share of Germany’s overall power supply mix rose by 5.4 percentage points last year to 46%, data from Europe’s biggest state-funded research and development service showed.  Europe’s biggest economy is aiming for renewables to provide 65% of its power mix by 2030. It says it will abandon nuclear energy by 2022 and is … Continue reading Renewable energy’s share of Germany rose to 46% last year

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Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

An oft-repeated refrain—the sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow—is sometimes seen as an impediment to renewable energy. But it’s also an impetus toward discovering the best ways to store that energy until it’s needed. Declining costs in available technologies have propelled interest in energy storage forward like never before. The price … Continue reading Declining renewable costs drive focus on energy storage

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Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power project operates in Dunhuang China

China, which is already leading photovoltaic energy and partly wind energy, begins to develop solar thermal energy and storage with molten sales. Lanzhou Dacheng Dunhuang 50 MW Molten Salt Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the gird at 17:50 p.m. on December 31, 2019, becoming the first demonstration Fresnel concentrating solar power … Continue reading Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power project operates in Dunhuang China

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Chile closes coal plants and bets on wind energy and solar power

Chile will have the first concentrated solar power plant in Latin America (cerro Dominador) and for years it has been promoting the use of wind energy. On the last day of the year 2019, the company Enel Generación Chile carried out the disconnection and cessation of operations of the Tarapacá Plant, which it planned to … Continue reading Chile closes coal plants and bets on wind energy and solar power

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India will have 60 GW of wind power in 2022

The government has set the goal of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, which includes 100 GW of solar energy, 60 GW of wind power, 10 GW of biomass and 5 GW of small hydroelectric projects. India’s renewable energy (RE) capacity had crossed 84 gigawatt (GW) mark by the end of November … Continue reading India will have 60 GW of wind power in 2022

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Green New Deal route maps for each of 143 countries

Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5 ° C warming, air pollution kills more than 7 million people worldwide every year, and declining fossil fuels predict social instability. But recently, during the United Nations Madrid climate talks, world leaders have not agreed on a path forward. At the heart of the problem is the belief of some … Continue reading Green New Deal route maps for each of 143 countries

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Enel Green Power Spain connects 879 MW of wind energy and solar

Enel Green Power España, the renewable energy subsidiary of Endesa, thus fulfills the milestone of connecting to the network, before December 31, 2019, of the 339 MW of solar energy and the 540 MW of wind energy that was awarded in the second and third auction launched by the Government for the construction of renewable … Continue reading Enel Green Power Spain connects 879 MW of wind energy and solar

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China boosts wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power

China leads renewable energies, installing more wind power, solar thermal and photovoltaic than any other country, but also leads CO2 emissions, and much remains to be done. The effective application of China’s renewable energy law has boosted the use of renewable energy in the country and facilitated the rapid development of the sector, a report … Continue reading China boosts wind energy, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power

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