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2020, the year when oil and coal will peak

16/02/2017

There will be no growth for oil and coal from 2020, says a new report by the think tank “Carbon Tracker Initiative” and Imperial College of London´s Grantham Institute. Should the electric vehicle and the photovoltaic boom be blamed for this?

Spanish company IM2 Energía Solar consolidates itself in Chile with two new plants

Spain’s IM2 Energía Solar consolidates its international growth through the construction of two new projects in Chile valued at 10 million dollars. The company will carry out the engineering, construction, operation and maintenance work.

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Wind power increases by 38 MW in 2016 but 84% are death throes of former Pre-allocation Register

15/02/2017

Since the Energy Reform came into force three years ago, 65 MW of wind power have been installed, compared to 2,334 MW in the previous three-year period. Thus, wind turbines and components manufacturers have been forced to export almost 100% of what is produced in Spain. The sector expects the auction planned by the government […]

Ivanpah, one of the world’s largest solar thermal plants

14/02/2017

NRG together with Google, BrightSource Energy and other investors, has built one of the largest solar thermal power projects in the world, the Ivanpah power plant. However, when it started operating in 2014, mechanical problems prevented it from fulfilling its contractual obligations. A stumbling block that seems to be already solved.

Spanish ratification of the Paris Agreement published in the BOE

The BOE published yesterday the ratification instrument by which Spain adheres to the Paris Agreement as a result of the Climate Summit held in the French capital in December 2015 and which also includes the world´s two most polluting countries, the United States and China.

The Energy Union calls for a low-carbon, efficient and fair economy

13/02/2017

The second report on the Energy Union state presented yesterday claims that Europe is on track to achieving its 2020 targets in terms of GHG emissions, energy efficiency and renewables. In order to strengthen this process, the Commission also announced a new Energy Union Tour.

Catalonia wants to be 100% renewable in the 2050 horizon

The “Govern” of Catalonia has approved the bases of the “National Pact for Energy Transition”, a document that proposes the achievement of a 100% renewable model desirably by the year 2050. Having reached consensus with the social agents and the energy sector it will be submitted to the Parliament for its presentation and discussion with […]

Entergy, the closest nuclear power plant to New York, could pull the plug in 2021

10/02/2017

Entergy Nuclear and the state of New York have agreed to retire the two nuclear reactors of the Indian Point Energy Center, 25 miles north of New York City. They will cease their activity in a staggered way, one in April 2020 and the other one, one year later.

The IEA expects global renewable capacity to increase by 42% by 2021

09/02/2017

The International Energy Agency raises its forecast for renewable growth for the next five years. At least this is the conclusion from its Medium – Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2016. The report that is produced annually has been presented this week at the Spanish Energy Club (Enerclub) in Madrid.

Sustainable urban mobility plans for cruise destination cities

Through a European project several cities in five countries, including Malaga, Lisbon or Trieste, will improve mobility associated with the traffic of tourists traveling on cruises.

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