Call for an urgent plan to implement renewables in Catalonia


The Association of Renewable Energy Companies (APPA), EolicCat, PIMEC and Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF) have alerted the Catalan administration and all political forces on the urgent need to release a plan to accelerate renewable energy implementation in Catalonia if the Government’s goal is to reach 50% electricity generation from renewables by 2030.

An IEA report explains how to solve renewables integration onto the grid


The IEA stresses that both wind and photovoltaic have experienced rapid cost reductions and can now provide electricity at ever–lower prices than traditional sources in a growing number of countries. This makes them more attractive to countries looking to meet their growing energy demand and decarbonize their energy system at the same time. The challenge […]


2020, the year when oil and coal will peak


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?

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


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.


EC proposes low-cost efficiency measures to fight energy poverty


The European Commission has published a study to review low-cost energy efficiency measures that can help low-income and energy-poor households. The document also examines available EU funds to support the promotion of energy efficiency measures.

Have US corporations put pressure on climate policy after Trump’s election?


A report from the non-profit organization InfluenceMap looks at whether US corporations have been pushing climate policy and regulation after Donald Trump’s election as president and whether these influences have been either positive or negative.