Posts Tagged ‘Cheapest’

World’s cheapest solar power is generated in Mexico

Solar power generated in Mexico is currently the world's cheapest – with prices as low as 1.77A /kWh, according to data from Mexico's Centro Nacional de Control de EnergA a . The price for solar in Mexico is just below that of Saudi Arabia at 1.77A /kWh, and is expected to continue to decrease to […]

Solar power is becoming the cheapest form of new electricity

Unsubsidized solar power costs are beginning to outperform coal and natural gas and new solar energy projects in emerging markets cost less to build than wind turbines, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance . The study, which includes the average cost of new wind and solar from 58 emerging-market economies, including […]

Solar Sells in Chile for Cheapest Ever at Half the Price of Coal

The Spanish developer Solarpack Corp. Tecnologica won contracts to sell power from a 120-megawatt solar plant for $29.10 a megawatt-hour at an energy auction this week. That's the lowest price on record for electricity from sunshine, surpassing a deal in Dubai in May. It's the cheapest to date for any kind of renewable energy, and […]

Onshore windfarms cheapest form of UK electricity, report shows

Falling costs mean new windfarms are now £20 cheaper per megawatt hour than coal or gas-fired plants, according to new analysis New onshore windfarms are now the cheapest way for a power company to produce electricity in Britain, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Costs have dropped to (£55) per megawatt hour (MWh) compared […]

Wind Power Now Cheapest Energy In UK and Germany; No Subsidies Needed

Socguy writes: Bloomberg reports wind power has now crossed the threshold to become the cheapest source of energy in both the UK and Germany . This is notable because it’s the first time this has occurred in a G7 country. View full post on Wind Power News

The cheapest oil ever still won’t slow down the clean energy revolution

President Obama is in the midst of a week of climate change-focused appearances, starting at a clean energy summit in Las Vegas Monday night and culminating in the first-ever visit to the U.S. Arctic in Alaska beginning August 31. The White House says clean energy is on the march, from rapidly expanding distributed solar installations […]

Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds

Onshore windfarms far cheaper than coal and gas when health impacts are factored in, report shows Onshore wind is cheaper than coal, gas or nuclear energy when the costs of external factors like air quality, human toxicity and climate change are taken into account, according to an EU analysis. The report says that for every […]

Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country. View full post on Wind Power News

Cheapest Wind Energy Spurring Renewables Deals: Corporate Brazil

Acquisitions of renewable-energy companies in Brazil will rebound from a four-year low as wind- farm developers seek buyers and European companies expand, the industry’s biggest legal and financial merger advisers said. View full post on Wind Power News

Renova Strives for World’s Cheapest Wind Power in Brazil: Energy

Renova Energia SA’s strategy to produce wind energy cheaper than anywhere else in the world will be tested as it brings its first turbines online, helping to transform Brazil into the world’s fourth-biggest market. View full post on Wind Power News