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    Global Market Insights looks at how efforts by governments, utilities and corporates to meet decarbonisation and carbon emission reduction goals will impact on the solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) market. The research firm projects that the solar EPC market will exceed an annual installation of 100 GW by the year 2025. The a...

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    The cost of water production is set to be reduced, thanks to the region’s efforts to integrate renewable energy into water desalination processes. The region is dependent on desalination for its potable water and has a total water production capacity of 470 million gallons per day (MIGD), but the process is energy-intensive. Dubai Electricity an...

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    Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa are joining forces to deploy the newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea. The plan is to install 76 of these powerful turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 wind farm off the Dutch coast. If Vattenfall is awarded the tender to build Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, the turbines may be installe...

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    Global Market Insights has issued a new whitepaper analysing the top eight trends shaping the global solar pv market in 2019. The research firm says a total of 34GW of global PV installations will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019 alone, exceeding the current quarterly installation record of 28GW set in the final quarter of 2018. Learn ...

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    A consortium led by Engie has won a bidding process in Brazil to acquire the country's largest natural gas transmission firm Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. (TAG). Engie and its partners are acquiring a 90% stake in TAG for $8.6 billion. Engie alone will own 49.3% stake in TAG. TAG assets consists of 4,500 kilometers of gas pipelines, which...

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    The increased use of renewable energy, combined with intensified electrification, could prove decisive for the world to meet key climate goals by 2050. This is according to a study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which highlights that immediately deployable, cost-effective options for countries could fulfil climate commitme...

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    Is hydropower a viable option to support mining operations’ energy needs? Whether pumped hydroelectric, run-of-river, or small hydropower systems there is a growing need to use Africa’s vast hydro potential to boost the reliability of power in remote areas, and specifically for the mining industry. The potential is there, however, it’s not witho...

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    Amazon has announced that it will purchase wind power generated by three wind farms in Ireland, Sweden and the US as part of its long-term goal to power all Amazon Web Services global infrastructure with renewable energy. According to e-commerce firm, these projects will deliver wind-generated energy that will total over 229MW of power, with an ...

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    The market outlook for global wind energy is estimated at 300GW of new capacity being added by 2025. Take a look at what is behind this anticipated growth by watching the video on ESI Africa here. To watch more videos click here.

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    We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition. Based purely on market value, the majority of the world’s biggest utility companies are based in the US and Europe. Highest ranked is US utility Duke Energy, with a customer base of 7.7 million electric and ...