Portugal generated 172.5 GWh of renewable electricity between Friday and Saturday. Its output included 97.6 GWh of wind, 68.3 GWh of hydro, and 6.6 GWh of PV. It exported surplus power to Spain, while consuming 131.1 GWh.
Segula Technologies and Wind my Roof recently installed 10 hybrid wind-solar generators on the rooftop of a commercial building. Each system features a 1,500 W wind turbine and two 800 W solar modules. A smart storage system will support a microgrid in the building.
Alexis Issaharoff has created the ‘Sustainable Solar House’ project, which generates and produces its own food, water and energy. If the project gets enough votes, LEGO will consider creating it as a kit.
Spanish company nTeaser recently launched a new platform that connects developers and investors to buy and sell renewable energy projects without intermediaries.
Pexapark says developers signed 17 long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Europe in September, with 14 of them specifically involving solar projects.
Wind and solar are the only sources of electricity that have substantially increased in terms of generation and their share in the global energy mix, according to UK consultancy firm Ember.
Soleolico says its new hybrid system uses ultra-light solar panels from Spanish manufacturer Izpitek and wind turbines that follow the wind through a magnetic system. The system is also able to absorb CO2.