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Atacama has a potential of 23,000 MW, ten times more than currently in operation

06/09/2017

Chile would be able to reach 30% of renewables in 2030 and 100% in 2050 according to ACERA, the Chilean association of renewable energies. Solar and wind capacity is immense: only Atacama has a potential of 23,000 MW.

Global energy investment falls for the second year running in 2016

25/07/2017

Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, as increased spending on energy efficiency and power grids was more than offset by a steady drop in oil and gas spending, according to the World Energy Investment 2017 report by the IEA who expects global investment in both fuels to stabilize in 2017.

 

Saudi Arabia to develop renewable projects

12/05/2017

Saudi Arabia will develop renewable projects. In particular, 30 solar and wind projects – almost 10 GW – in the next 10 years as part of a $ 50 billion program to boost energy generation and reduce its oil consumption.

Call for an urgent plan to implement renewables in Catalonia

07/04/2017

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.

 

Morocco’s energy transition plan, a sure bet for Spanish companies

06/03/2017

Morocco has several business opportunities for the renewable energy sector since it currently relies on external sources for 95% of its primary energy needs and, in addition, energy consumption has increased by an average of 5 to 6% per year. In addition, Morocco has launched an ambitious strategic energy transition plan with investments worth 40 […]

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?

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