As renewable energy is no longer mark as an opening technology, countries and energy companies have begin on a race to influence the world with majestic clean energy projects of all kinds and indicate their true future.
Few projects are created to meet expand national energy require in the wake of phasing out fossil fuel power plants. Others are pursued to use a country’s ruthless benefit and generate energy transport chance. The attractiveness of renewable energy sources is that they can change the world energy landscape, and give prestige to the new ‘energy transporters’.
Here are some of the world’s biggest advance renewable energy projects which reveal that the energy transformation is well underway and renewable energy is nothing but the time ahead.
The TuNur project- 4,000 MW solar: Tunisia
TuNur is a solar power project in Tunisia focus to utilize the country’s ruthless benefit in solar radiation and available space to power Europe. TuNur Ltd already classify an appeal to the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for permission to construct the project last July. If everything goes well, the first phase could be running by 2020.
Asian renewable energy hub (AREH) – 6,000 MW solar/wind: Australia
Recently, an international consortium of energy organization has presented its plans to transport massive amounts of solar and wind energy from Western Australia to Southeast Asia through Indonesia and Singapore.
The mixed-breed power plant would be increase over 14,000 square km in flat desert land on the Northwest coast of Australia. It would incorporate roughly 1,200 wind turbines impart by Vestas, and 10 million solar panels with an aggregated potential of 6,000 megawatts (MW).
Grand Inga hydroelectric project- 40,000 MW hydro: DR Congo
The Grand Inga Project is the world’s biggest suggest hydropower plan, Situated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After completion, it will be double the volume of the Three Gorges Dam in China, which is 22,500 MW and currently holds the record. The suggested location is on the Congo River, the world’s second biggest river in terms of flow which due to its situation close to the equator gives an outstanding source of hydropower.
Tidal Lagoon Cardiff- 3,400 MW tidal: Wales, UK
Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) is the power project developer for this creative renewable energy project to be situated in between Cardiff and Newport. Once completed, the project will be allowed to supply electricity to every single household in Wales, which is more than 3 million people, by only utilizing the powerful tides of the UK’s west coast.
The project will contain of around 108 tidal inlet turbines. For its completion, it is approximate that more than £8 billion will be needed.
Gansu wind farm project- 10,000 MW wind: China
The Jiuquan Wind Power Base, also called Gansu Wind Farm Project, was endorse by the Chinese Government in 2008 and incorporate China’s aspiration to become a global leader in renewable energy. It contains a series of large wind farms either in operation, under construction or planned, situated in the western Gansu region in China.
The project will be finished in some phases. Currently, at an establish volume of more than 6,000 MW, Gansu Wind Farm is already examining the largest wind farm in the world. The focus is to increase to a total of 10,000 MW, necessitated speculation of $16 billion.
- Sandeep is a mass communication graduate from the University of Pune. He loves covering business news - specifically start-ups. He previously worked with a finance company handling their PR activities