Solar energy is becoming increasingly important. According to the Photovoltaic Industry Association in late 2012 had worldwide photovoltaic installations with more than 100 gigawatts. And that amount was added over 31 GW.
Solar energy Photovoltaic Industry Association worldwide…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/photovoltaic-solar-energy-exceeds-100000-mw-according-to-the-photovoltaic-industry-association-in-late-2012-had-worldwide-photovoltaic-installations/ australia, China, European Union solar PV, India, nuclear power plants, Photovoltaic Industry Association, Photovoltaic solar energy, PV india, south africa, USA. UU., Winfried Hoffmann, worldwide photovoltaic installations
Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind power industry, has ventured into a new market: Kenya. The company has signed an agreement with local power company Kengen to supply 13.6 MW of turbines for a wind farm Kengen is developing and Iberdrola Ingeniería is constructing.
The Ngong II…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/gamesa-ventures-into-a-new-market-kenya-global-technology-leader-in-the-wind-power-industry/ Egypt, Gamesa, global technology leader, Morocco, new market Kenya, power company Kengen, PV South Africa Market, south africa, Tunis
Production to start in 2014, delivering central inverters with a capacity of up to 1,000 kW
Zurich, Switzerland, May 23, 2013 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, plans to start production of central inverters in South Africa to support the rapidly growing local…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/abb-to-produce-photovoltaic-inverters-in-south-africa-as-solar-market-expands-the-leading-power-and-automation-technology-group/ ABB photovoltaic, photovoltaic inverters, PV solar energy, south africa
In a further move in developing clean energy, South Africa will build a wind farm which will generate up to 100 MW of power, it was announced on Monday.
The 2.4-billion-rand (258-million-US-dollar) project will be undertaken by Eskom, the state-own electricity utility, according to the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/south-africa-to-build-wind-farm-in-search-for-clean-energy-national-energy-regulator-of-south-africa-nersa-2/ build wind farm, National Energy Regulator of South Africa, NERSA, search for clean energy, south africa
Siemens Energy has been awarded an onshore wind power order for the Sere wind power plant on the west coast of South Africa. This is already the second wind power order for Siemens from South Africa.
The Sere project is a flagship project for the customer ESKOM, which is one of the world’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/siemens-wins-100-mw-wind-power-order-from-south-africa-second-wind-power-order-for-siemens-from-south-africa/ Siemens, south africa, South Africa wind power, Wind energy
Siemens Energy has been awarded an onshore wind power order for the 100MW Sere plant on the west coast of South Africa.
The deal is the second win for Siemens in the country for its wind turbines and is a flagship project for state-owned utility Eskom.
The scope of supply includes the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/siemens-wins-100-mw-wind-energy-order-from-south-africa-wind-turbines-and-is-a-flagship-project-for-state-owned-utility-eskom/ Independent Power Producer Procurement, remarkable renewable energy programme, Siemens, south africa, Wind energy, Wind Power Division in Siemens Energy
The consortium formed by IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA and the South African company GROUP FIVE has been selected by Jasper Power Company for the construction of a 96-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in South Africa.
The contract, which was signed today in Johannesburg, is worth around 150 million…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/iberdrola-lands-a-contract-for-the-construction-of-a-96-mw-photovoltaic-plant-in-south-africa-for-150-million-renewable-ipp-programme-of-south-africas-energy-department/ Iberdrola, Iberdrola lands construction, photovoltaic plant, photovoltaic PV South Africa, Renewable IPP Programme, south africa, South Africa’s Energy Department
In December 2011 countries agreed in Durban, South Africa to secure a new international legal agreement by 2015. This is not the first time that countries agreed to finalize such an agreement. Cynics point out that countries continually agree to formulate something new in the next couple of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/climate-change-and-5-reasons-we-need-a-new-global-agreement-by-2015-countries-agreed-in-durban-south-africa-to-secure-a-new-international-legal-agreement/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, countries agreed in Durban, Energy and Economy, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, International Climate Conferences, New Global Agreement 2015, new international legal agreement, south africa, UNFCCC, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Johannesburg, South Africa – South African metalworkers’ pension funds will invest 1 billion rand ($109 million) in renewable- energy projects as a power-capacity shortage in the continent’s largest economy threatens outages as early as this winter.
The Metal Industries…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/south-africa-metalworkers-to-invest-1-billion-rand-in-renewables-energy-projects-as-a-power-capacity-shortage-in-the-continents-largest-economy/ Johannesburg, power-capacity shortage, renewable energy projects, south africa, South African