ACCIONA To Build 400 Megawatts Of Wind & Solar In Chile

Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA has announced that it will build four new renewable energy projects worth a total of 400 megawatts (MW) in Chile, made up of two solar farms and two wind farms. ACCIONA Energía announced on Tuesday that it will take three years to build two new …

India Beats North America, Europe, & Japan In 2017 Solar Additions

Those aggressive auction timelines by the central and several state governments in India have finally resulted in the Asian giant taking the limelight in the global solar power market. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), India overtook the continents of North America and Europe, as well as Japan, …

China Installs Nearly 10 Gigawatts Of Solar In First Quarter, Up 22%

China’s National Energy Administration announced on Tuesday that the country installed an impressive 9.65 gigawatts (GW) of new solar PV capacity in the first quarter of 2018, up 22% on the same period a year earlier and up on analysts’ projections. At a press conference held on Tuesday, China’s National …

Disney Announces New 50 Megawatt Solar Project To Power Two Theme Parks

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that it is partnering with solar project developer Origis Energy USA to develop a new 50 megawatt (MW) that will power two of its four theme parks in Central Florida. The announcement was made last week by Disney’s Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, …

Nearly $4 Billion In Regional Economic Benefits Created By Australian Wind Power

A report released recently by the Australian Wind Alliance has provided some fascinating insights about the economic benefits produced by Australian wind farms. Their construction has resulted in an almost $4 billion contribution to the Australia economy. Over half of this value was generated in the last 5 years. The …

Siemens Gamesa Overtakes Vestas As Leading Wind Manufacturer

Less than a year after its successful merger, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named the leading wind manufacturer by two analyst firms, thereby dethroning Danish manufacturer Vestas. It is the time of year to be looking back on wind turbine manufacturers’ previous year’s efforts, and those of us who …

Siemens Gamesa Awarded 100 Megawatt Mexico Wind Project In Latest Auction

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Friday that it has secured a new wind turbine order in Mexico for the supply of 100 megawatts (MW) as part of the most recent renewable energy auction held in the country in November of 2017. Mexico’s third Long-term Auction for renewables was held …