A study confirms that a 100% renewable electricity system is feasible and profitable


The study by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and the Energy Watch Group (EWG) shows that a 100% renewable electricity system would bring greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector down to zero, drastically reducing total losses in energy generation and create 36 million jobs by 2050.

Installers stand for self-consumption and electric mobility to face pollution


Building on yesterday’s meeting of the United Nations Assembly for the Environment (highest world decision-making body in environmental issues), in Nairobi, Kenya, the group of installers represented by Fenie reaffirms that self-consumption and electric mobility are part of the solution to pollution.

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Siemens Gamesa to install first wind-heat storage system


Siemens Gamesa is to install the first “Future Energy System – FES” on the large scale. It is an innovative wind–heat storage technology that provides energy from hot stones. Installation work will begin in the next few days at an aluminum smelter in Hamburg, Germany.

More than three million Spaniards would start using public transport


Three out of four Spaniards do not use public transport, but more than three million could start doing it. Specially taking into account that the anti-pollution protocols being implemented in cities such as Madrid during these days involve restrictions on private vehicles traffic.

CENACE presents 3rd Long-Term Power Auction award


The National Center for Energy Control of Mexico (CENACE) yesterday presented the final data of the 3rd Long-Term Auction. The average price of clean energy was 20.57 dollars and an investment of 2.369 million dollars is estimated for 15 new power plants.

Renewable capacity in Japan is growing at an average annual rate of 29% since 2012


Renewable capacity in Japan is growing at an average annual rate of 29% since 2012. Japan is developing policies that not only seek the comprehensive conservation of energy and maximize the introduction of renewable energy, but also reduce the public burden while exploring the future potential of hydrogen energy.

Repsol to explore the Iñiguazú field gas in Bolivia


The president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales, and the president of Repsol, Antonio Brufau, have agreed that the company will lead a consortium composed of YPFB Andina, YPFB Chaco, Shell and PAE for the exploration of the Iñiguazú field, adjacent to the Margarita-Huacaya field, the largest in the country, also operated by […]

The IEA highlights the responsibility of transport over oil demand


Oil demand grows slower but it still grows. The reason is that the rapid expansion of the main renewable energy technologies does not compensate for the widespread use of this fossil fuel in the transport and production of petrochemical products.

The CNMC warns of the high costs of interruptibility auctions


The CNMC has informed about the proposal of Order by the Ministry of Energy that modifies the electricity demand interruptibility auctions limiting them to five months, compared to the previous period of one year. The regulatory body considers that these auctions are complex, that their costs are three times those of gas and electricity, and […]

First emission of green hybrid bonds in Spain


Iberdrola opens the Spanish green hybrid bonds market with an issuance of 1,000 million euro. The initial coupon will be 1,875% and it is an operation with no expiration that the company may amortize, at its option, after five and a half years. The funds obtained, whose responsible use has been validated by the independent […]