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Colombia Solar Energy

The solar future of Colombia

The American country is reforcing its solar future with the installation of close to 5 GW of photovoltaic electricityColombia, one of the most potential solar energy producers of South América and one of the countries that haven´t explored at all its green energy possibilities with the sun, is reforcing its solar future after reaching 9.47GW of solar energy with new proyects, and planned close to 5 GW more of this energy. This announce, made by the UPME (the national energy and minning manager) comes after three positive years in the solar energy in Colombia with the adding of 389 MW during 2018; 7.85 GW during 2019 and 1.2 GW during the first quarter of the current year.The analysis indicates solar developers formally launched 120 ventures in 2018, coupled with 210 in 2019 and 11 in Q1 2020. The total of 341 means nearly 70% of all energy projects currently recorded by UPME are solar...

Offshore Wind

Europe reached a record in the offshore wind installations during 2019

The old continent added 3.6 GW of offshore wind to its energy generation capacity, reaching a new recordThe past year confirms that Europe is increasing the offshore wind installations due to the Green Deal compromise. This is something that WindEurope (The European Wind Association) confirms in the last report published this February. This is illustrated by the fact that 10 new offshore farms came online across 5 countries of the old continent.The UK was the main offshore installer during 2019, reaching 1.7 GW of new capacity and followed by Germany (1.1 GW), Denmark (374 MW), Belgium (370 MW) and Portugal (with 8 MW of floating offshore wind). Adding these new 3.6 GW to its installation capacity, Europe has 22 GW of offshore wind. The UK and Germany account for three-quarters of it. Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands...

Energy efficiency

Is the global energy efficiency stuck?

The last International Energy Agency report informs that the indicator of energy efficiency was only improved by just 1.2% in 2018In a world where energy is becoming such a difficult resource to deal with in a sustainable way, and many countries are trying to boost energy plans looking at the environment with the sustainability always...

EU Commission calls for 1 million charging stations

In order to boost the electric vehicle, the EU Comission is looking for energy supply solutionsWith a growing number of electric cars in circulations in the European territory, and the growth prospects in this sector, the European Comission is looking for a solution to make this trend a reality for the next years by...