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GWEC: Nearly 30GW of new wind energy capacity was auctioned in 2020

According to new analysis by GWEC Market Intelligence in its latest Q4 2020 Wind Energy Auction Update, nearly 30GW of new wind power capacity was awarded globally through auctions in the second half of 2020, which is a slight increase compared to the 28GW awarded during H2 2019. This surge in new auctioned capacity is a clear signal that the industry is back on track and committed to building up the global pipeline of wind power projects, notes the report.

I don’t believe renewables are the main cause for Texas blackouts

Record low temperatures, including snow in Texas, have led Texas electric grid operator to ration electricity. Even before the winter event is done, misinformation...

To maximize emission cuts, this Boston campus gets its power from the Midwest

Boston University prioritized impact over location in deciding to buy electricity from a South Dakota wind farm. Boston University has started sourcing all of its electricity...

Iberdrola plans first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain with an investment of...

Iberdrola is planning what it says will be the first industrial scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain. The 300-MW project will cost more...

Government and private funding – we need both for the energy transition

These days, companies and governments alike are making commitments to net zero emissions. While commitments are good, making progress requires investment. That means putting money on deploying existing technology in the near term, while continuing to fund innovation to deliver cost-effective approaches in the future.
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4.5 GW of pumped-storage hydro could save UK up to £690 million annually

A new study by independent researchers from Imperial College London has found that just 4.5 GW of new long duration pumped hydro storage, with...

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