1 TW Renewable Potential in Egypt: A Game-Changer or a Distant Dream?

Egypt has the potential to produce electricity capacity of 350 gigawatts (GW) from wind energy and 650 GW from solar energy, the Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker suggested at the fourth edition of the round table on the green hydrogen industry in Egypt, chaired by Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. The claim […]

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The 5 Key Takeaways From CoP27

Time is ticking and catastrophic natural events are on the verge of becoming a new normal for human existence. The uncertain times of economic and regional instabilities are marred by dreadful climate events across the globe – from floods in Pakistan to raging forest fires in Australia. The signs are clear for the policymakers and […]

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Masdar, Jordan’s Ministry of Energy Sign Pact for 2 GW RE Projects

UAE flagship renewable energy developer Masdar has signed an MoU with Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to explore collaboration in renewable energy projects with a total capacity of up to 2 GW. The MoU was signed by Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Chairman of Masdar, and […]

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Vikram Solar, SnapE Cabs Sign UK-supported Zero Emission Vehicles Declaration

Kolkata-based firms, Vikram Solar and SnapE Cabs, have entered into a UK-supported Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Declaration. Through this agreement, the two firms are now a part of  Accelerating to Zero Coalition platform. The Accelerating to Zero (A2Z) Coalition is an an initiative launched at COP27 and looks at securing commitments to zero-emission vehicles transition […]

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Indonesia Inks JETP Deal for $20 Billion Investment in Renewables at G-20

At the mega meet of the G-20 countries in Bali, host Indonesia has inked deals with major countries and international institutions to attract some $20 billion to help the Southeast Asian country increase the use of renewable energy and reduce reliance on coal. The agreement is called ‘Just Energy Transition Partnership,’ or JETP that will […]

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Mexico Targets Greater Cuts in Emissions, Expansion in Renewables

The COP27 is motivating governments across the world to declare higher environmental goals; most of the time accompanied by expansion in renewables to decarbonise their economies. In a fresh case, Mexico has announced that it will raise its target for cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and also provide much boost to the rollout of renewable […]

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International Solar Alliance launches Solar X Grand Challenge in Africa

The International Solar Alliance has launched the SolarX Grand Challenge to spur African entrepreneurship and innovation at UNFCCC’s 27th Conference of Parties (COP27). SolarX Grand Challenge aims to catalyse and accelerate solar adoption by motivating innovators and researchers to add value and much-needed innovation and disruption in the solar sector. Under SolarX competition, 20 start-ups and innovators from […]

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Will Hydrogen Contribute Toward Energy Transition Of India?

The first few days of CoP27 have shown quite an enthusiasm for the potential of hydrogen to the energy transition. Government and private leaders have endorsed hydrogen as an opportunity and solution to decarbonise the economy. While the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are eager to exploit the potential of […]

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The Top 5: Expectations From COP 27

On Nov 7, at the ongoing World Leaders’ Summit at COP27, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres unveiled the “Early Warnings for All” Action Plan, in a bid to ensure early warning systems to the communities – least developed countries and small island developing states – still not covered with early warning systems. The plan calls for […]

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