2019, April, 22, 08:10:00BRITAIN'S RENEWABLE 33%
Renewable energy sources generated approximately 33 per cent of Great Britain’s electricity over the first quarter of 2019, according to new figures published by energy consultancy EnAppSys, with wind energy accounting for over 60% of renewable generation.
2019, April, 22, 08:05:00TURKEY, GERMANY RENEWABLE
To further explore opportunities for bilateral energy expansion, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez and German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier met in Ankara for the second Turkish-German Energy Forum in October last year to sign a letter of intent to enhance the Turkish-German energy partnership.
2019, April, 19, 09:15:00S.KOREA RENEWABLE ENERGY
South Korea's economy has been pushing to shed its heavy reliance on coal and nuclear power, with the latest target coming on top of a 2017 plan to increase the amount of renewables in its energy mix to 20 percent by 2030.
2019, April, 17, 11:25:00U.S. ENERGY CONSUMPTION UP 4%
U.S. EIA - Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. The increase in 2018 was the largest increase in energy consumption, in both absolute and percentage terms, since 2010.
2019, April, 15, 11:35:00AUSTRIA'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT EUR2.5 BLN
Austrian power grid operator APG plans to invest Eur2.5 billion over the next 10 years to future-proof its network against a massive expansion of wind and solar, it said.
2019, April, 10, 11:35:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $65-$62
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $66 per barrel (b) in March, up $2/b from February 2019. Brent prices for the first quarter of 2019 averaged $63/b, which is $4/b lower than the same period in 2018. Despite lower crude oil prices than last year, Brent prices in March were $9/b higher than in December 2018, marking the largest December-to-March price increase since December 2011 to March 2012.
2019, April, 8, 11:10:00NORWAY'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT $14 BLN
The Government is allowing for the Government Pension Fund Global to be invested in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure under the dedicated environmental mandates. Such investments shall be subject to the same profitability and transparency requirements as the other investments of the Fund, says Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance.
2019, April, 5, 10:15:00RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per cent of the growth. A third of global power capacity is now based on renewable energy.
2019, April, 5, 10:10:00JAPAN'S RENEWABLE WILL UP
JERA Co, Japan’s biggest power generation company, plans to increase its renewable energy investment to 5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2025, up from 650 megawatts now and an increase over an earlier target of 3 GW, it said on Tuesday
2019, April, 5, 09:55:00FRANCE'S HYDROGEN ENERGY
France's EDF has launched a hydrogen production and distribution subsidiary to support decarbonisation of industry and mobility using low-carbon electricity from its nuclear and renewable energy fleet.
2019, April, 3, 10:40:00GERMANY'S RENEWABLE 54%
According to the latest figures published by Energy Charts from German solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE, renewable energy accounted for 54.45% of net electricity generation in March.
2019, April, 1, 10:30:00BRITAIN'S RENEWABLE UP 11.8%
CT - Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK’s electricity.
2019, March, 29, 10:45:00EnBW RENEWABLE INVESTMENT $13.5 BLN
EnBW on Thursday unveiled a 12-billion euro ($13.5 billion) investment plan and said it was close to acquiring French renewable group Valeco, as the German utility continues its strategy of moving away from fossil fuels.
2019, March, 27, 12:00:00GLOBAL ENERGY DEMAND UP 2.3%
IEA - Energy demand worldwide grew by 2.3% last year, its fastest pace this decade, an exceptional performance driven by a robust global economy and stronger heating and cooling needs in some regions.
2019, March, 27, 11:30:00UAE SOLAR INVESTMENT $2 BLN
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and the Chinese-government owned Silk Road Fund have completed financing of the 950 MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, it was announced on Sunday.