Tag: wind power

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Wind Power in Europe

Take a look at this new report into the issues including decommissioning and lif extension facing Europe’s wind sector, as the first wind farms reach the end of their operating life span.

bloemfontein, south africa, january 6, 2016: the old power station, train station and taxi rank in bloemfontein, the capital city of the free state province. photo taken from naval hill

Key trends in Africa’s power sector

Africa has always been a land of opportunity, promise and risk for investors; however, many of its economic dreams have been handicapped by the shortage of reliable and affordable energy supplies in many areas, whilst in its rural areas over 600 million people have no access to power supplies. In addition, […]

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Renewables: lessons from Morocco

Nicholas Newman Eniday June 2017 The only country in North Africa without commercial scale reserves of oil or gas is Morocco, which depends on imports of variable priced (but usually expensive) fossil fuels to satisfy domestic demand. Currently, annual electricity and fuel imports costing $3 billion supply 96 percent of Morocco’s […]

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Itaipu dam on Parana river located on the boarder between Brazil and Paraguay

Energy revolution for Latin America

Latin America already leads the world in clean energy. For almost seven months in 2016, Costa Rica was powered entirely by renewable power, and Uruguay came close to achieving that goal. In 2014, according to the International Energy Agency, Latin America produced 53 percent of its electricity from renewable sources […]

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10 Energy Predictions for 2030

10 Energy Predictions for 2030

.By  Nicholas Newman Nic’s round-up of forecasts on global energy.  The big theme of coming years will be the growth in smaller scale energy projects and new entrants.