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The Australian renewable sector reaches record growth in 2016

The “aussies” have increased their compromise with the renewable energy sector during the last year, reaching US$2.99 billion investment The Clean Energy Regulator (CER), a Government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia, has recently published the results obtained during 2016 by the investments in the large-scale renewables. With more than AU$4 billion (US$2.99 billion) that can be translated into

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Australia plans its first offshore wind farm

This renewable energy farm, that will cover 574-square kilometre area, will be situated in the Victoria state  Renewable energy continues reaching milestones all over the world. Now, the turn is for Australia that, as the Victoria state government announced, are planing their first offshore wind farm of the country. “Start of the South”, the name of this strategy, will cover

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Russia announces a huge renewable energy tender

Moscow has published a 1.3 GW wind power and 430 MW solar power offer by 2021 New investment opportunities are appearing in the Russian Federation. Putin´s government announced, the past month, that new renewable energy tenders will happen during the next years in two big bid openings. Moscow, that actually generates the 17% of its energy by renewable resources, has the aim

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Itaipu Dam, or how a dam can supply the 75% of one American country´s energy

The Itapu Dam, situated on the border of Brazil and Paraguay, generated 89,5 Twh of energy in 2015, the most of any dam in the world “The sounding stone” is the Guarani translation of the Itapu Dam, that bears the Paraná river, the 7th largest in the world, between Brazil and Paraguay. This dam, that uses 20 generators, supplies 20%

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