Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade. So far this year, the Central American country has run on 300 days of 100 percent power generation from renewable energy sources, according to the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE), which cited figures from the National Center for Energy Control. With six weeks left in 2017 …

The National Clean Energy Week Began in Washington

The first National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) began on Thuesday in Washington, D.C., with an official welcome reception hosted at Google’s headquarters. This week was conceived with the goal of advancing support of the U.S. energy sector through new methods of market development, policy change and technological innovation, according to a press release. “Across America, …

Renewable Energy Sources To Account For 85% Of Global Electricity Production By 2050

Renewable energy sources will provide 85% of global electricity production in 2050, led by solar PV and onshore wind, according to a new report published this month. Electricity consumption will be the largest energy carrier in 2050, increasing by 140% over the next 30 years, followed by natural gas, while other energy carriers such as …

Finland Completes Its First Ever Offshore Wind Farm

Finland may not be a world-renowned leader in renewable energy, but this month the northern European country announced the completion of its first ever offshore wind farm, the 42 megawatt Tahkoluoto wind farm. Finland has a relatively small amount of renewable energy capacity when you consider its position and the relative capacity of its neighbors. …

Commercial Operations Begin at Vietnam’s 260-MW Trung Son Hydropower Plant

The first hydropower project in Vietnam financed by the World Bank, the US$412 million 260-MW Trung Son hydropower project, began commercial operation on Sept. 6. The facility is located in Trung Son commune, Quan Hoa district, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam, and according to the World Bank, it is financing $330 million of the project’s cost. …

Get a Free Report on Investment Projects for the Construction and Modernisation of Balkans...

The analytical team of Vostock Capital has prepared a report on investment projects for the construction and modernisation of Hydropower Plants in the Balkan region. A total of 180 experts – the decision-makers of hydropower companies, regional project operators, heads of Russian and foreign service-providing companies took part in the survey. Request the investment projects …

Renewable Energy Can Deliver 25% Of India’s Energy Demand By 2030

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency has concluded that India can meet a quarter of its energy demand with renewable energy sources by 2030. The new study published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Tuesday, Renewable energy prospects for India, concluded that increasing India’s renewable energy capacity to meet a …