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Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
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Total quits American Petroleum Institute over climate goals

French multinational energy company Total has withdrawn its membership within the American Petroleum Institute (API).
Five potential hydrogen game-changers

A 64% decline in production costs of green hydrogen anticipated

The costs to produce low carbon hydrogen will fall by 64% by 2040, according to a new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie.

Panama energy subsidy to reach 400 MW

Panama has announced that in the second half of the year there was no increase recorded in the electricity tariff due to the drop in fuel prices.  

Solar and wind to power the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority is considering getting the energy supply for the waterway's installations from solar and wind farms.

Brazil to invest over $14.7 bn in wind projects

The Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEeólica) has announced that investment in wind projects in the country will reach $14,782m between 2015 and 2018.

Peru to increase energy investment to cope with demand

The government of Peru is planning important energy-sector investment initiatives aimed at addressing the nation's growing electricity demand.  

Chilean solar project to use Trina Solar modules

Chinese solar photovoltaic technology provider Trina Solar will take part in a large-scale power plant in Chile, which will reach 70 MW.

Inter-American Investment Corporation to finance two hydro plants

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) will invest $12m for the construction and operation of two hydropower plants in Colombia.

Mexico’s power industry law brings new terms for renewables

Mexico's Power Industry Law is to play a key role in the federal government's energy reform.

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