Low Carbon Shipping: Solar and Wind Assisted Vessels Set Sail

As global governments clash over the level of ambition the shipping industry should incorporate in its international climate plan this week, the green economy continues to push forward a host of innovations which promise to cut the carbon impact of seafaring vessels. In Finland, the M/S Viking Grace will this …

Global Renewable Energy Capacity Increased 167 Gigawatts In 2017, Reached 2,179 Gigawatts

Global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 167 gigawatts (GW) in 2017 to push the planet’s cumulative renewable energy capacity to 2,179 GW, according to new data published last week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). IRENA published its Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 report late last week, its most …

Vestas To Test Solar & Wind Hybrid System In Spain

In a press release today the renewable energy companies Vestas and Energias de Portugal Renováveis (EDPR) describe a hybrid demonstration setup based on wind and solar photovoltaics to be installed at an EDPR wind farm in Cádiz, Spain. An array of 372 kW of solar photovoltaics will be coupled to …

BNEF Predicts Mexico To Add 24 Terawatt-Hours Of Clean Energy By 2022

Bloomberg New Energy Finance has predicted that Mexico’s recent reforms to the corporate power market and the introduction of clean energy certificates will result in an addition 24 terawatt-hours of clean energy by 2022. Writing on Monday, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) highlighted Mexico’s impending increase in clean energy, referring …

Suzlon Energy Commissions Largest Wind Turbine In India

One of India’s leading wind energy solutions providers, Suzlon Energy, has announced a new wind turbine that could help generate significant savings for project developers as competition in India’s wind energy sector intensifies. Suzlon Energy announced in a press release that it has commissioned India’s largest wind turbine so far. …