Etiqueta: renewable energy

Offshore wind farm

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 a 574-square kilometre area between 10 and 25 kilometres off the southern part of the country, in the Bass Strait, near Melbourne. The 250 offshore wind turbine project could produce a total of 8TWh of electricity a year, as the Victorian government said. This figure is enough to supply the 18% of total demand of the state, something that explains the interest of the institutions to boost a program like this. From now on, the following steps are based in the feasibility assesment that the different...

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 on increasing the green energy by a new strategy published on the official website of the ATS (Russian Administrator for Electricity Trading System) the last March 10th, 2017. The roadmap, that can be consulted in the website, clarifies that wind power projects will be selected during the competition: for 2018 - with a total capacity of 250 MW, for 2019 - 300 MW, for 2020 - 240 MW and for 2021 - 500 MW. The results of the selection, that stills open, will be shown by June June 30th 2017. In...