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23 07 2021 | 11:01

Wind industry calls on G20 nations to set more urgent targets for renewables

Some of the biggest names in renewable energy are calling on the leaders of the Group of 20 nations to take action to speed up the deployment of green power to prevent dangerous global warming. Even…

17 07 2021 | 11:32

BlackRock raises $250m for climate projects in developing countries.

The world's largest investor BlackRock has secured more than $250m from global investors and governments to support clean energy uptake and climate infrastructure across countries in Asia, Latin…

17 07 2021 | 11:12

Solar Energy Job Market Heats Up Globally

"I really like my job, I'm excited and I'm learning a lot," says Fabian Rojas. The 26-year-old Argentinian has been working since last October for a small company near the western German city of…

17 07 2021 | 10:35

International Students Initiative Plans to Train 50,000 Young Renewable Energy Workers

A Canadian-based global renewable energy solutions group is joining forces with New Energy Nexus and the Government of Denmark to help deploy 10,000 new youth-led clean energy initiatives by 2030. 

17 07 2021 | 10:14

Renewables Were the World’s Cheapest Source of Energy in 2020, New Report Shows

The cost of renewable technologies like wind and solar is falling significantly, according to a new report. This is fuelling the rise of renewables as the world's cheapest power. The cost of large-…

15 07 2021 | 08:58

Large-Scale U.S. Solar Growth to Top Wind for First Time in 2022

Growth in large-scale U.S. solar capacity is projected to exceed that of wind next year for the first time. That’s according to a report Wednesday from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.…

12 07 2021 | 13:31

5 things to know about EU’s Fit for 55 climate package

The mammoth plan sets out how Europe will slash emissions over the next decade. Although it sounds like an exercise program for the middle-aged — Fit for 55 is actually the European Commission's…

30 06 2021 | 09:01

Infographic: Low Renewable Costs Allow To Power Past Coal

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29 06 2021 | 08:45

Repowering India’s top wind sites could add 30 gigawatts of capacity

Older turbines could be replaced to boost wind power generation and reach renewable energy targets India’s wind power sector is ailing. Wind capacity commissioning has been moving at a snail’s…

26 06 2021 | 15:55

Majority of New Renewables Undercut Cheapest Fossil Fuel on Cost.

Countries urged to power past coal as new report confirms renewables would bring cost savings of USD 156 billion to emerging economies. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 22, 2021 – The share of…

26 06 2021 | 14:49

RE100: Business demand for renewables greater than total energy demand of major G7 economies.

RE100 companies, committed to going 100% renewable, now have bigger electricity demand than either the UK or Italy. The influence of business in the drive to clean energy globally has reached a…

25 06 2021 | 09:48

Most new wind and solar projects will be cheaper than coal, report finds

Almost two-thirds of renewable energy schemes built globally last year expected to undercut coal costs. Almost two-thirds of wind and solar projects built globally last year will be able to generate…

23 06 2021 | 13:14

The Race to Build Solar Power in the Desert — and Protect Rare Plants and Animals

The Biden administration greenlighted a major new solar development in May. The Crimson Solar Project will stretch across 2,500 acres of public lands in the desert of Southern California and provide…

23 06 2021 | 10:56

The clock is ticking to deliver Europe’s 100 MW ocean energy target

There are more than enough ocean energy projects in the works to meet the European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy’s target of 100 MW by 2025, according to Ocean Energy Europe (OEE). 17 major…

23 06 2021 | 10:51

Foundations Announce $1 Billion Fund for Renewables in Emerging Economies as Over 45 Ministers Review Plans to Achieve Clean, Affordable Energy for All

UN Secretary-General: Dramatic Action Needed to Meet Twin Goals of Universal Energy Access and Net-Zero Emissions New York - Efforts to accelerate global actions to ensure that all people have…

22 06 2021 | 09:28

To Meet Net-Zero Ambitions, Global Wind Workforce Must Keep Pace

The global wind industry will need to train upwards of 480,000 more people to Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards over the next five years to meet global wind power market demand in line with…

22 06 2021 | 09:15

Swiss gov't proposes making new renewable energy targets binding.

The Swiss government on Friday proposed binding rules to boost energy production from hydropower and other renewable sources and limit energy consumption through 2035 and 2050. It wants to add 2…

21 06 2021 | 09:24

Solar keeps the lights on for rural Kenyans during pandemic blackouts.

As the pandemic and extreme weather disrupt electricity supplies for Kenyans, alternative energy sources like solar power are providing sustainable options. One in four Kenyans - mostly in rural…

18 06 2021 | 09:04

U.S. Has More Than Enough Renewable Resources to Meet All of Its Energy Needs, Report Finds.

The United States has the resources and technology to shift away from fossil fuels and build an energy system entirely run on renewables, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment…

14 06 2021 | 10:47

Flower power: how one company is beautifying the wind turbine.

Tulip-shaped ‘eco-art’ turbines address common complaints about noise, danger to wildlife and ugliness. Tulips and flowers could help harness the power of the wind, after a green energy company came…