wind energy

An entirely renewable energy future is possible

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 [...]

The Middle East and North Africa plans $200bn investment in renewable energy

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is embarking on a massive programme to develop renewable energy, that will require more than $200 billion in investment, a report said. More than 67GW of clean energy projects at various stages of the design and study stage, according to Renewable [...]

The Economic Case for Wind Power and Solar Energy in Africa

Ngong Hills Wind Farm in Nairobi, Kenya, sited close to where there is significant demand for electricity (Nairobi) and near existing infrastructure, is a good example of multiple land uses for recreation (a popular hiking area for locals), energy generation, and livestock grazing.   The location and potential of [...]

2017-03-28T12:58:39+00:00 28-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , , |

Algeria plans to set up 2,000 megawatts of concentrated solar power capacity by 2030

Algeria will soon float a massive tender to set up more than 4,000 megawatts of solar power capacity. According to media reports, Algeria’s Ministry of Energy will soon launch a tender for 4,020 megawatts of solar PV capacity. The tender is expected to be floated by this month’s end [...]

New Solar & Wind Maps Downloadable on IRENA Global Atlas

For the first time, privately-produced renewable energy resource data is available for download to all for free.  This past May, IRENA’s Global Atlas for Renewable Energy unveiled a new feature that allows users to download renewable resource data from selected datasets for offline analysis.  Up to now, only data from [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:56+00:00 18-08-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

A Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy

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 [...]

Chile to auction areas for wind energy and solar power

Chile is set to auction off vast new areas of land for anyone who will use the space to develop solar power or wind energy projects. Chile has a fast growing renewable energy sector, setting a target that 20 percent of its energy will be renewable by 2025. The Chilean [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:30+00:00 27-10-2015|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

IRENA Estimates Africa’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Potential

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.

How Many Birds Are Killed By Wind Energy, Solar Power, Oil, And Coal?

For each power source — wind, solar, oil and gas, nuclear, and coal — the data on bird deaths is gathered from different advocacy and industry groups, academic institutions, and government sources.

Africa to add rore renewables, solar energy and wind power, in 2014 than past 14 years

Last month, Abengoa received loans of $142 million from the African Development Bank for Xina Solar One, a 100-megawatt, $884 million concentrated solar power project in South Africa.

How to power California with wind energy, water and solar energy

A Stanford study outlines how power from facilities such as the Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power in California's Mojave Desert can be part of the state's renewable energy future.