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Why Renewables Did Not Cause #California ’s #Rolling_Blackouts

Why Renewables Did Not Cause California’s Rolling Blackouts Overview During the week of August 15, California experienced a record-breaking heatwave, spiking energy demand as residents turned up their air conditioning for relief from the scorching temperatures. As the need for electricity intensified, so did the stress on California’s electrical grid, causing the state’s energy grid … Continue reading Why Renewables Did Not Cause #California ’s #Rolling_Blackouts

Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico

Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico According to the 2019–2033 National Electric System Development Programme (PRODESEN 2019–2033), in 2018 renewable energy production in Mexico accounted for approximately 16.7 per cent of the total generation output countrywide (equal to 53,019GWh). Hydropower is still the main renewable energy resource (based on the fact that the Mexican … Continue reading Renewable energy and carbon capture in Mexico

#Mexico ’s fight against renewable energy: the story so far

Mexico’s fight against renewable energy: the story so far When Andres Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico in July 2018, he promised to return the country’s energy companies to their former glory. Since then, his policies have turned away renewable investment and prompted an internal legal struggle. In his first speech following election, … Continue reading #Mexico ’s fight against renewable energy: the story so far

#Mexico blocks private renewable energy expansion

Mexico blocks private renewable energy expansion Earlier this year, Mexico’s National Center of Energy Control (CENACE) issued a controversial directive limiting the amount of renewable energy that could be generated in the country. The order suspended licences for renewable energy plants set to begin operational testing after May 3. Two weeks later, the Energy Secretariat … Continue reading #Mexico blocks private renewable energy expansion

#Mexico ’s renewables market: competitive, but uncertain for now

Mexico’s renewables market: competitive, but uncertain for now Mexico’s once fast-growing wind and solar power market is coping with uncertainty due to regulatory changes announced since late April, but insiders remain committed to the country based on its long-term potential. “Right now, we have a competitive market,” said Daniel García, senior business manager at Atlas … Continue reading #Mexico ’s renewables market: competitive, but uncertain for now

Value of storage goes up with share of renewable s but costs declines still vital, new study finds

Value of storage goes up with share of renewables but costs declines still vital, new study finds The value of energy storage increases with growing shares of renewable energy on the grid, but the availability and cost of storage will determine how successful decarbonisation with renewables can be. That’s one of the key takeaways of … Continue reading Value of storage goes up with share of renewable s but costs declines still vital, new study finds

#Nevada ’s Renewable Energy Sector Faces Some Clouds And — Perhaps Soon — Sunny Days

Nevada’s Renewable Energy Sector Faces Some Clouds And — Perhaps Soon — Sunny Days After more than a decade of growth, Nevada’s fast-growing renewable energy sector faces storm clouds. Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has cost the sector thousands of jobs, is delaying projects large and small, and in many areas is killing sales. But Nevada … Continue reading #Nevada ’s Renewable Energy Sector Faces Some Clouds And — Perhaps Soon — Sunny Days