WWF-Brasil participa de discussão sobre energia renovável na Câmara dos Deputados

Cerca de 120 pessoas entre parlamentares, integrantes de organizações sociais e pesquisadores de energia participaram na última quarta-feira do seminário O Setor Elétrico Brasileiro e a Sustentabilidade no Século 21: Oportunidades e Desafios. O evento foi realizado na Câmara dos Deputados pela Frente por uma Nova Política Energética para o Brasil e pelo Grupo de […]…

Brazil’s Rio Grande do ​Norte hits 3 GW of wind capacity

September 13 (SeeNews) – Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte on Saturday hit 3 GW of installed wind power capacity, according to the Centre for Strategies in Natural Resources and Energy, also known as CERNE. via Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte hits 3 GW of wind capacity — SeeNews Renewables

Cemig supera marca de mil microgeradores em sua área de concessão

A Cemig atingiu, em agosto deste ano, o expressivo número de 1.074 clientes micro e minigeradores de energia elétrica, consolidando-se como a distribuidora com mais ligações dessa categoria, representando uma potência instalada de 7,7 MWp. A Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (Aneel) permite, desde 2012, que os consumidores tenham sistemas para produzir qualquer tipo de […]…

Powin Energy developing a 2 MW energy storage unit in California

U.S. manufacturer and developer of energy storage systems Powin Energy has been selected to complete a 2 MW/8 MWh energy storage system that should be operational in Irvine, California, by the end of the year to help alleviate power loss concerns. via Powin Energy developing a 2 MW energy storage unit in California — pv-magazine.com

Enel starts construction of 103MW solar plant in Brazil

Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), a subsidiary of Italian power firm Enel, has started construction of a 103MW solar plant in the State of Bahia, Brazil. via Enel starts construction of 103MW solar plant in Brazil — PV-Tech

Brazil produces 309,000 cu m of biodisel in July

September 14 (SeeNews) – Brazil produced 309,000 cu m (10.91 million cu ft) of biodiesel in July, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on Tuesday. via Brazil produces 309,000 cu m of biodisel in July — SeeNews Renewables

World spends USD 313bn on renewables in 2015 – IEA — SeeNews Renewables

September 14 (SeeNews) – At USD 313 billion (EUR 284bn) renewable energy investment accounted for almost a fifth of total global energy spending in 2015, which fell 8% from 2014, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). via World spends USD 313bn on renewables in 2015 – IEA — SeeNews Renewables

Brazil’s Omega Energia to expand wind complex to 110 MW

September 14 (SeeNews) – Brazilian energy company Omega Energia plans to expand its 72-MW Delta wind complex to 110 MW, the Piaui state government said on Tuesday. via to-the-point: Brazil’s Omega Energia to expand wind complex to 110 MW — SeeNews Renewables

China says 1.35 GW of CSP projects to be ready by 2018

September 14 (SeeNews) – China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) on Tuesday unveiled a list of 20 solar thermal power, or CSP, demonstration projects with a combined capacity of 1,349 MW that it will aim to put on stream by the end of 2018. via China says 1.35 GW of CSP projects to be ready by 2018…

Majority of Americans think next president should speed up renewables

September 14 (SeeNews) – More than three quarters of Americans, 78%, think that the next US president should prioritise the faster adoption of renewable energy, according to a survey released on Tuesday. via Majority of Americans think next president should speed up renewables — SeeNews Renewables