Geothermal energy in Colombia

Colombia has only 20 MW of wind power, a ridiculous figure, and little use of solar energy. Geothermal energy, as in all the Andean countries has great potential. In the central cordillera of the Ande...

Catalonia exceeds 1,000 megawatts of wind power

Catalonia has overcome the barrier of 1,000 megawatt wind after increasing installed wind power capacity by 18.4 percent during 2011, thanks to the launch of six new wind farms, two of them only parti...

UN declared 2012 as the year of renewable energy

The International Energy Agency (IEA) warned days before the finalization of the 2011: “The Earth is moving towards an unsustainable energy future, unless urgent measures are taken to optimize t...

Wind in Ireland: Nordex wind contract

Nordex N90 sold 17 wind turbines for the Bord Gais wind farm, which will have 42 MW of wind power. Nordex has received its largest contract farm in Ireland. The wind power project is called “Gar...

Sonkyo wind turbines installed in Antarctica

The company engaged in the manufacture of small wind turbines, Sonkyo Energy, announced that eight WINDSPOT wind turbines were installed at the Princess Elisabeth station in Antarctica. In a statement...

Wind in Angola: Wind farm in Namibe

Wind projects are secured in several African countries. Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Senegal installed its first wind turbines. The Minister of Energy and Water, João Borges, announced...

Renewable energy accounted for 32.7% in 2011

The wind as well as hydro, suffers seasonal variations. The thermal tripled in 2011 and solar photovoltaics grew 25%. The cumulative production of renewable energy in 2011 was 10.2% lower than the sam...

New solar power plant of 275 MW in California

California is the pioneer in the development of renewable energy, whether wind, photovoltaic or solar thermal, and there began the development of an electric car. The federal government yesterday appr...