Boosted by a strong solar PV market, renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world in 2016, with almost 165 gigawatts (GW) coming online. This was another record year, largely as a result of booming solar PV deployment in China and around the world, driven [...]
A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050. The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to [...]
Today REN21 published the most comprehensiveannual overview of the state of renewable energy. The Renewables 2016 Global Status Report reveals that renewables are now firmly established as competitive, mainstream sources of energy in many countries around the world. 2015 was a record year for renewable energy installations. Renewable power generating [...]
Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July.
The research: outlines the maximum technical potential for solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), wind power and bioenergy output in all continental African countries.
Abengoa announces its first asset sale to Abengoa Yield: two Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and a wind power plant
The renewable assets sold consist of Solacor and PS, Concentrating Solar Power assets with a combined capacity of 131 MW located in Spain,and Cadonal, a 50 MW wind farm located in Uruguay.
The Spanish cabinet could approve on Friday a law that will cut renewable energy subsidies as part of a drive to reduce a 30 billion euro ($41 billion) power tariff deficit, built up during years of keeping prices below