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

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

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

Brazil okays 641 MW of hydro for Sept 23 auction

September 13 (SeeNews) – Brazilian state-owned energy research firm EPE said Monday it has cleared 641 MW of hydropower (HPP) projects for the first reserve energy auction of 2016, scheduled for September 23. via to-the-point: Brazil okays 641 MW of hydro for Sept 23 auction — SeeNews Renewables

Sunpreme deploys 12.8-MW bifacial PV installation

September 14 (SeeNews) – US solar company Sunpreme Inc has deployed 12.8 MW of solar panels for a utility-scale project in the eastern US, which it says is the world’s largest bifacial photovoltaic (PV) installation. via to-the-point: Sunpreme deploys 12.8-MW bifacial PV installation — SeeNews Renewables