Solar panels in Taiwan
Taiwan deployed more than 1GW of solar in 2018

The government now hopes to install 1.5GW of new solar capacity by the end of 2019

Wind turbines
Number of ROCs issued in 2017/18 up 16.7% on previous year

That’s according to the latest statistical release from BEIS, which shows this equated to a 15% rise in generation

Wind farm
‘Nearly 300GW of new wind capacity will be built in next five years’

The Global Wind Energy Council expects the majority of this growth to be driven by increasing investment in offshore wind and emerging markets

Renewable energy
Renewables ‘now make up third of global power capacity’

A new report shows total renewable energy generation capacity reached 2,351GW by the end of last year

Gas
Italy to lead new-build underground gas storage capacity up to 2023

Analysts expect the nation’s 14 planned and announced facilities will make up 35% of European installations over the period

Wind turbines in Egypt
Africa and Middle East sail towards wind-powered future

The region installed a massive 962MW of new wind capacity in 2018

India’s Narendra Modi government rolls out the coal

Since coming to power in 2014, it has deployed 52 new coal mines

Renewables break UK records for second quarter in a row

Government data shows clean generation made up a record 33.1% of the mix in the third quarter of 2018

Global solar installations to soar 18% in 2019

A new report expects new worldwide solar capacity to total 123GW in the next year

Biggest solar plant down under enters operation

Neoen’s Coleambally Solar Farm has a total capacity of 189MW