Renewables Posts

Russia plans to reduce PV projects in upcoming auctions

Russia plans to reduce PV projects in upcoming auctions

Russia is making plans to reduce solar’s share in the country’s upcoming auctions for renewable energy projects. Of an additional 1 GW of capacity to be added in 2018, the major part will go to wind energy projects, leaving just 57 MW to PV.

Solar boom in Australia’s Queensland region

Solar boom in Australia’s Queensland region

The solar sector in Australia’s Queensland region is growing constantly. Projects with a total size of 4 GW are currently in the pipeline, and another 31 GW are awaiting financing.

Great progress for renewables in the United States

Great progress for renewables in the United States

Recent reports show that renewables have made great progress in the United States, which are also becoming more energy-aware. A recent report by the Environment America Research and Policy Center analyzes directly how these developments are taking place and what they could mean for America’s energy future.

Brazil is forecasting more than 13 GW of solar capacity by 2026

Brazil is forecasting more than 13 GW of solar capacity by 2026

Brazil has recently released its 10-year Energy Expansion Plan proposition, PDE 2026, which expects the country to reach more than 13 GW of overall solar capacity by 2026. This figure is remarkable, considering that previous propositions quoted only about half as much.

Great Britain is facing hard work if 2020 energy goal is to be met

Great Britain is facing hard work if 2020 energy goal is to be met

In face of the G20 Summit, which is taking place this weekend in Germany, the British government have admitted that there is still “work to do“ in order to reach the country’s energy goal. At the end of 2016, renewables made 8.9% of Britain’s energy mix, with the goal for the end of 2020 being 15%.

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