Tag: renewables

What is agrovoltaic energy and why can it help curb rural depopulation?

Agrovoltaic energy can be a great ally in the fight against climate change, as well as an opportunity for development in rural areas Talking about new opportunities in the development of renewable energy is always a positive thing, especially when they can help the development of rural areas, which in some parts of Spain are... Read more »

Cyberespionage targets renewable energies

Various organisations in the renewables industry have fallen victim to a campaign of cyberespionage attacks over the past three years Large-scale cyberespionage, used on numerous occasions to breach the cybersecurity of organisations and get hold of their critical data, is no exception in the renewable energy industry, which, according to Bleeping Computer, has been subjected... Read more »

Wind power finishes 2021 as the main source of electricity generation in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España’s annual end-of-year report puts the wind power share in the Spanish energy mix at 23.3%, the primarily renewable contribution at 46.6% and the CO2 emission-free contribution at 68.1%. With 2021 now part of history, it is time to take stock of the year from the energy point of view. At the... Read more »

Transition to renewables would boost Africa’s economic growth by 6.4%

Africa is starting to transition to renewables with the addition of 26 GW of generating capacity over the last decade. The great African continent, set to improve all its development indices over the coming decades, seems to have found in the transition to renewables a strong ally to underpin its socio-economic growth. So says a... Read more »

The Basque Country and the state of Virginia will collaborate on the development and implementation of renewables

The signed agreement focuses on the technologies applied both in the renewable energy sector and in energy efficiency and storage, fields with strong foundations in the Basque Country The Basque Country and the state of Virginia (USA) have signed an agreement for mutual collaboration on the development and implementation of technologies applied to renewable energies,... Read more »

Capital Energy requests permission to install four wind farms in Aragon with a combined total capacity of 504 megawatts

The Ministry for Ecological Transition has made public the applications for authorisation to execute these wind farms in Aragon, capable of producing more than 1.5 million megawatt hours of clean energy per year Capital Energy, the Spanish energy company aiming to become the first 100% vertically integrated renewable energy operator on the Iberian Peninsula, has... Read more »

Brazilian photovoltaic installed capacity reaches 10GW

This milestone comes after a 2021 in which 2 GW of photovoltaic energy have been added to Brazil’s installed capacity The Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (ABSOLAR) has announced on Twitter that the country’s photovoltaic sector has, as from August, 10 GW of installed capacity. This milestone, which in the words of the association... Read more »

India’s renewables investment grew between April and July

India’s renewables sector received a total investment of $6.6 billion in the second quarter of the year, surpassing the total investment in 2020 India’s renewable energy sector is in good shape. The second quarter of the year has been a boon for investors, who have earmarked more than the entire amount invested last year, as... Read more »

The French photovoltaic market has added 1,36 GW during the first half of 2021

The French photovoltaic market has overcomed the 431 MW added during the first half of 2020 or 2019 in a 217%, reaching a new record The French Ministry of Ecological Transition (MTE) has announced that the french photovoltaic market has accelerated its growth during the first half of 2021 due to the connection to the... Read more »

The world’s largest floating wind farm has been completed in Scotland

Kincardine floating wind farm, which construction began in 2018, has a total power of 48 MW The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced that Kincardine Offshore Wind farm, located approximately 15-kilometres off the southeast coast of Aberdeenshire, in the north-east of Scotland, in water depths ranging between 60-metres and 80-metres, has been completed and... Read more »

India inaugurates its largest public EV charging station

The Magenta electric vehicle charging station, located in Mumbai, it´s equipped with 21 AC/DC chargers India´s Electric Vehicle sector has reached a new milestone during this June with the inauguration of the largest public EV charging stations in Mumbai. This station has been powered by Magenta Power, a company based in Mumbai with an R&D... Read more »