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Renewables power in German public supply tops 40% in 2018

Renewables were responsible for 40.4% of Germany’s net electricity production on the public grid last year and ranked as the second largest power generation source, a new report shows.

read more... 09/01/2019


Spain's power 40% renewable in 2018

The share of renewables in power generation in peninsular Spain this year is estimated at 40%, up from 33.7% in 2017, thanks to wind farms and increased output from hydropower plants (HPPs).

read more... 28/12/2018


EC clears EUR-600m solar support scheme in France

The European Commission (EC) has given the green light to a EUR-600-million (USD 677m) public support scheme in France that aims to encourage solar power generation from innovative installations.

read more... 29/11/2018


North Sea leading global offshore wind power generation

The North Sea now accounts for 90% of all global offshore wind power generation, but will soon face a challenge from China, it has emerged.

read more... 18/10/2018


Daily (02.10.2018): French spot power prices hiked by 10.4% on Monday, on lower nuclear and wind power generation

Oil crude prices continued to surge on Monday due to increased worries about global supply after U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s oil exports will come into effect early next month, with about 1.5 million barrels per day of Iranian oil expected to disappear. Brent crude price, the international benchmark, gained additional 2.7% to trade at $82.98 a barrel. WTI crude was up by 2.8% at $75.30 a barrel.

read more... 02/10/2018