Renewable Energy Meets 100% Of Portugal’s March Electricity Needs

According to new numbers published earlier this month, Portugal’s renewable energy production in March exceeded the country’s electricity consumption for the month, a record not seen in forty years. Earlier this month the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association, APREN, alongside ZERO, Portugal’s Sustainable Earth System Association, highlighted data from Redes Energéticas …

EIA Expects Wind Energy To Surpass Hydro In 2019

The US Energy Information Administration has this week predicted that electricity generated from wind energy will surpass that from hydroelectricity, the previously-dominant renewable energy source in the US. According to the latest Short-Term Energy Outlook published this week by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), this is due to a lack …

Indian Youth: Solar Power is the Energy of the Future

Thirds of young Indian adults believe solar power should be the priority future energy source for their country, with wind power (56%) and hydroelectricity (37%) ranked second and third most important, respectively. That is according to the Masdar Gen Z Global Sustainability Survey, a study of 5,000 youth aged 18-25 …

UK hydropower sector branded 100 percent Scottish

In UK, 14 hydropower schemes with 26.8 megawatt capacity are currently under construction, all located in Scotland. The U.K.’s hydropower industry comes under the rule of Scotland with all projects that hold planning permission being located north of the border, according to Scottish Renewables. Research by the industry representative on …