wind and solar

Renewables Produce Record 50.7% of Energy in May in Spain

The Red Eléctrica de España (REE), a partly state-owned and public limited corporation which operates the national electricity grid in Spain, recently reported that renewable energy reached an important milestone last month when, for the first time, more than half of the energy produced in the country was of renewable origin. The data supplied by […]

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Chile EDPR Acquires 628 MW Wind and Solar Portfolio in Chilean Market

Spain-headquartered renewable energy company EDP Renewables (EDP Renováveis) recently announced that it has signed agreements to acquire a 628 MW wind and solar portfolio in Chile, with commercial operations expected to commence between 2023 and 2025. The transaction has been reached through two separate agreements with Atacama Energy and Lader Energy for a total consideration […]

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India Renewables Dashboard Launched, To Offer Generation Data On Renewables

In a move that needs to be widely welcomed, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and CEEW’s Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) have launched the India Renewables Dashboard yesterday. The dashboard will provide detailed operational information on renewable energy (RE) projects in India. The move, if executed ell, will be a welcome addition to the quality of data […]

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SECI Issues RfS for 1.2 GW of ISTS Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

SECI has issued a tender for setting up ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects in India, for an aggregate capacity of 1.2 GW. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender, inviting proposals from eligible bidders for setting up ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects in India (Tranche-IV), on a Build Own Operate (BOO) […]

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Improving Data Exchange Between Wind Farms and Power System key to Cost-Effective Energy Transition

With increasing shares of distributed energy, seamless data exchange between power generation assets and grid operators is central to a cost effective management of the energy system. Clear guidance at EU level and consistent implementation at national level can reduce system operation costs. And they can make the EU power system more secure and reliable. […]

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Record 33.6 GW of Wind and Solar Capacity Added to US Grid in 2020: BNEF

A new report has found that in a year faced with COVID-19, a record 33.6 GW of wind and solar capacity was added to the US grid in 2020. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and sharp economic contraction, the US clean energy sectors showed strong resilience in 2020, continuing a decade-long growth trend, BloombergNEF (BNEF) […]

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Amazon Adds 26 new Solar and Wind Projects, Takes 2020 Total Beyond 4 GW

Amazon has added 26 new wind and solar projects totaling 3.4 GW of electricity production capacity to its corporate purchase portfolio. Global e-commerce major, Amazon has announced that it has added 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totaling 3.4 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity to its corporate purchase portfolio. With the latest […]

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PM Modi to Inaugurate 30 GW Wind and Solar Park in Gujarat This Month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the world’s largest solar and wind energy park in Kutch, Gujarat PM Shri @narendramodi to visit Gujarat on December 15 to perform ground breaking for world’s largest renewable energy park in border area of Kutch and also for a desalination plant at Mandvi. — CMO Gujarat (@CMOGuj) […]

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Wind and Solar Met 9.8% of Global Electricity Production in H1 2020: Report

In H1 2020, wind and solar generation rose 14 percent compared to H1-2019, generating 9.8 percent or nearly one-tenth of global electricity. A new report has put the spotlight on how fast wind and solar energy have expanded over the last few years to become major sources of electricity generation in most countries around the […]

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