February 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Total installed wind capacity in North, Central, and South America increased to 135 gigawatts (GW) in 2018 with the addition of 11.9 GW of new wind capacity, an increase of 12% on 2017, according to new figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council.
January 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Solar market research company PV Market Alliance has concluded that at least 98 gigawatts (GW) of grid-connected solar PV was installed in 2018, adding another voice to an already confused reading of the 2018 solar industry
December 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Monday that it had signed its first contract to supply its new 4.X wind turbine platform to two Mexican wind farms worth a total of 249 megawatts (MW).
November 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published this week has determined that 82% of the G20's energy supply is still sourced from fossil fuels and none of the countries' climate pledges are on a 1.5˚C-compatible pathway, contributing to a current trend which will see global warming of 3.2˚C unless G20 nations halve their emissions by
November 8th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston
Enel Green Power is adding another 220 megawatts of solar generation to its clean energy portfolio in Mexico, with the Magdalena II solar park near the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan, in the state of Tlaxcala. With 550,000 photovoltaic modules, the solar plant is expected to begin operating by the end of 2019, and at full capacity will generate 600 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year. Tlaxcala is a small state in central Mexico, east of Mexico City
November 5th, 2018 | by The Beam
Trendy Tulum hotels and businesses that appear to be ecological are not always as sustainable as they seem, director Rachel Appel is revealing all in her latest documentary.
October 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report has shown that Chinese asset owners remain the largest owners of global wind assets even despite their often dueling interests in coal extraction and generation and in 2017, 63% of global wind capacity additions were owned by 11 Chinese companies.
October 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Enel Green Power México, the Mexican subsidiary of Italian electricity and gas distributor Enel Group, announced towards the end of September the completion and connection of approximately 1,089 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar capacity to the Mexican grid
September 18th, 2018 | by The Beam
In the four years since the Mexican energy reform, renewables have become part of the energy mix. Yet only 18% of energy comes from renewable resources, and their growth has been constrained by the ghost of the CFE and the inefficient national grid.
August 30th, 2018 | by The Beam
Can a documentary help save this coastal city that is growing faster than urban infrastructure can keep up?
August 28th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A division of Australian banking giant Macquarie Group announced last week that it had acquired a 90% stake in a 322 megawatt (MW) solar power portfolio located in northern Mexico comprising of projects in various stages of completion and development.
August 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
An impressive coalition made up of 26 Caribbean nations, more than 40 private sector giants, 8-time Olympic gold medal winner Usain Bolt, and global music superstar Sean Paul are combining to launch the $1 billion Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator intended to make the region the world's first climate-smart zone.
August 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The next quarter of solar PV demand will be the lowest since 2015, according to new figures from GTM Research, due "almost entirely" to China's recent decision to end its utility solar Feed-in Tariff scheme and cap distributed generation at 10 gigawatts (GW).
June 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas started June off with a bang with two separate wind turbine supply announcements for North America totalling 406 megawatts (MW).
April 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Friday that it has secured a new wind turbine order in Mexico for the supply of 100 megawatts (MW) as part of the most recent renewable energy auction held in the country in November of 2017.
April 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Clean energy investment for the first quarter of 2018 was down 10% on the same period a year ago to $61.1 billion, according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, but there were small highlights thanks primarily to emerging markets such as Morocco, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Mexico
April 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global renewable energy generation increased by 167 gigawatts (GW) in 2017 to push the planet's cumulative renewable energy capacity to 2,179 GW, according to new data published last week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
March 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
MAKE Consulting has predicted that annual wind power capacity additions will average out at more than 65 gigawatts (GW) between 2018 and 2027 thanks in part to the increasing demand in offshore wind and the expanding contribution of emerging markets.
March 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Bloomberg New Energy Finance has predicted that Mexico's recent reforms to the corporate power market and the introduction of clean energy certificates will result in an addition 24 terawatt-hours of clean energy by 2022.
February 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Mexico was officially welcomed as the 30th International Energy Agency member country on February 17, making it the first member from Latin America and helping to increase the impact of the Agency which now accounts for more than 70% of global energy consumption.
February 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
SHANGHAI — JinkoSolar Holding Co., a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its world record breaking 1177 MW [&hellip
January 29th, 2018 | by Saurabh
The start of 2018 brought significantly positive developments for the Madrid-based Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, as it reported major developments from renewable energy markets in Mexico and Chile.
January 22nd, 2018 | by Tina Casey
Mexico had some great news for US natural gas exporters when it moved to cut coal power, but a new wind farm in Tamaulipas illustrates why the happy talk for gas may be short lived
January 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
With solar PV installations in China expected to have reached 54 gigawatts in 2017, new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show that global clean energy investment totaled $333.5 billion last year, up 3% and the second highest annual figure ever, coinciding with impressive momentum in both Mexico and Australia.