Capacity Archive

30 Jan 2015

UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014

The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). CTBR – News
21 Jan 2015

Global wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020: report

A new report from research and consulting firm GlobalData has predicted that the worldwide wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020 from about 364.9GW in 2014. CTBR – News
28 Dec 2014

Nigeria Signs Fresh Agreement For 1 GW Solar Power Capacity

Nigeria has adopted an approach to directly engage with prospective project developers to set up renewable energy projects. The government has recently finalised a new agreement to set up a lot more solar power capacity. In the
6 Dec 2014

Softbank May Finance 10,000 MW Solar Power Capacity In Indian State

India is planning to attract $ 100 billion of investment in its renewable energy sector over the next five years. Japan’s Softbank could make a significant contribution towards the achievement of that goal. The state of Andhra
27 Nov 2014

Global Solar PV Module Capacity To More Than Treble By 2020

New figures released by GlobalData predict that the global cumulative installed capacity of solar PV modules will more than treble by 2020. The company’s latest report, Solar PV Module Value Chain – Market Size, Average Price, Market
25 Nov 2014

⅔ of New US Electricity Capacity Was From Wind In October

Two thirds of new US electricity generation capacity were from the wind sector in October. Five wind farms, with a cumulative capacity of 547 MW, went online. There were also 102 MW of biomass and 31 of utility-scale
22 Nov 2014

The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity

The next breakthrough in grid capacity may combine the best features of ultracapacitors – greater speed and power – with the capacity of battery storage The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
9 Nov 2014

ACME Solar Wins Bid To Install 160 MW Solar Power Capacity In India

ACME Solar has emerged as the largest successful bidder in the recently concluded solar power capacity auction in Andhra Pradesh. With this success, the company claims that it is on track to have an installed solar power
2 Nov 2014

Renewable Energy = 68% of New Electricity Capacity In September

The latest monthly numbers on electricity production capacity additions have been released by FERC. The result is another big month for renewable energy… and natural gas. As you can see in the first chart above, wind power accounted
25 Sep 2014

Egypt Plans 2GW Auction Each For Wind & Solar Power Capacity

Not only does Egypt plan to auction of 2GW each of solar power and wind capacity, but also support domestic manufacturing of needed equipment Egypt Plans 2GW Auction Each For Wind & Solar Power Capacity was originally