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The wind is blowing in favour of wind power: 550 billion investment up to 2028

Installing wind power will represent investment of arround €550 billion over the next eight yearsWood Mackenzie, the energy, chemicals, renewable energy, metals and mining global research and consultancy group, has determined that investment in wind power –one of the pillars of the global renewable energy industry– will grow by 8% over the next eight years, reaching €55 billion annually. This energy, which accumulates 591,000 MW installed worldwide, would mean a total investment of €5 billion over the course of 2020-2028.The consultant clarifies that these figures are based both on the increase in offshore demand, which has risen by up to 20%, and on the rise in the price of turbines themselves. Numerous associations, such as Wind Europe, back up the key role this industry plays in achieving the climate...

Israel will invest $22 billion to boost solar energy

Yuval Steinitz, Energy Minister of Israel, announces a plan to increase the use of solar energy over the next decadeIsrael is preparing its energy future, that is accompanied to a important increase of energy demand due to a expected growing population. This energy future plan will be based in renewable energies, and in solar energy specifically. Israel’s Energy Ministry unveiled an 80 billion shekel ($22.8 billion) plan to increase the use of solar power over the next decade. Nowadays the contribution of solar power to the energy mix of the country it´s only a 5% of its electricity. About 64% came from natural gas and the rest from coalAs Yuval Steinitz declared, Israel wants to grow that sun power contribution to 30% by 2030 (initially the first goal was 17%), something that involves 16,000 megawatts. Solar installations will be built to produce...

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Smart Cities World Forum, 7-8 May in Toronto, Canada

The summit, that will be celebrated in The International Centre in Toronto, will gather the main experts of Smart Cities during two days During two days Toronto will be the hotpoint of Smart Cities thanks to the Smart Cities World Forum, that will be celebrated from the 7th to the 8th in The International Centre of the...