Germany currently generates over 35 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind energy sources. To produce all this renewable energy more than 30,000 wind turbines have been constructed and roughly 1.7 million solar power installations have taken place, with installed capacities of 60 gigawatts and 46 gigawatts respectively.
New wind farms in Senegal and Egypt, managed by Lekela Power, are leading the way in providing a clean, reliable and secure energy source to their respective nations whilst also reducing carbon emissions.
During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.
A tiny village near the Moroccan Atlantic coastline Id Mjahdi, is hoping to become Africa’s first village to be powered only by solar power.
Renewable power generation in Turkey has been on the rise since the nation brought in the ‘Renewable Energy Law’ back in 2005. Progress was steady in the earlier years however recently it has increased.
For the first time ever, renewable energy has provided for 50% of the demand for Australia’s power grid.
Croatia have officially revealed their first geothermal power plant near Bjelovar. The power plant which is located in Ciglena
The German wind power sector is currently struggling, and the German Government and wind power industry representatives recently met up to try and solve the issue.
The European Investment Bank has now agreed to stop providing lending for all fossil fuel-based projects, which includes the mainstream gas-fired power plants.
ABB has been chosen by the energy companies Equinor and SSE Renewables to connect the world’s largest offshore windfarms to the transmission network of the UK.