Posts Tagged ‘Renewables’

Renewables spurring foreign investment

Clean energy is under the spotlight in Iran as the oil and gas rich country also enjoys some advantageous geographical and climate condition to benefit from renewable sources of energy. Iran's power generation capacity is currently 77,000 megawatts , of which renewables account for just 420 MW and according to the former Energy Minister Hamid […]

Offshore wind power helps UK reach record energy generation from renewables in second quarter

Almost a third of the UK's electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of 2017, according to government statistics – with wind producing more than any other clean energy source. New figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy covering April to June show a record 29.8% was generated by renewable […]

The role of renewables in the UK energy mix | Letters

The case for new nuclear power stations is fatuous now offshore wind power has come down in cost so much, says Ian Hill. Yes, writes Will Taylor, but don’t forget the potential of tidal energy. Hold on a minute before rejecting nuclear, argue Tim Chittenden and Jim Waterton Your excellent editorial on the reducing cost […]

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

UPDATE 1-Enel seeks to shake up renewables ownership in Chile

The board of Enel Chile SA said on Friday that a plan it privately presented to Enel in July to absorb Enel Green Power Latin America's non-conventional renewable generation assets in Chile has been conditionally approved by the parent company. In a letter to Chilean regulators, Enel Chile said the plan is dependent on it […]

GE global renewables head Jerome Pecresse warns on clean energy target

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Renewables top nukes in U.S. power mix for first time since 1984

Cattle graze near wind turbines at the Avangrid Renewables' Baffin Wind Power Project in Sarita. For the first time in decades, America's nuclear plants have fallen behind wind farms, solar panels and other renewable energy suppliers as a source of electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

Oil giants need to invest heavily in renewables by 2035, says analysis

Slowing demand for oil and forecasts of rapid growth in green power pose risk to core business, says analyst More than a fifth of investment by the largest oil and gas companies could be in wind and solar power in just over a decade, according to analysis of how global changes in energy will reshape […]

Renewables grow to 17% of electricity mix as sector calls for certainty

Clean Energy Council report says while Australia is on track to deliver the 2020 renewable energy target, ‘clear policy direction and support is required beyond 2020’ Renewable energy comprised 17% of Australia’s electricity generation in 2016, up from 14% the year before, but the industry is warning it needs policy certainty and support beyond 2020 […]

Australia on track to meet renewables target, says Clean Energy Regulator

Unprecedented investment in wind and solar power puts Australia on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy target, the sector's regulator believes. The Clean Energy Regulator's report on 2016 investments, released on Wednesday, says 98 new large-scale renewable energy plants were accredited last year, the vast majority of them solar farms. View full post on […]