Net-Zero Emissions

EY Index Says Volatile Conditions Accelerate Global Renewables Market

EY has released its latest index ‘Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI 60)’ that shows that governments around the world are accelerating their renewables programs to help reduce their reliance on imported energy, in the face of continuing geopolitical tensions and economic uncertainty. RECAI 60 ranks the world’s top 40 markets on the attractiveness of […]

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IRENA Study Calls Renewable Pathway More Cost Effective than Fossil Fuels in Indonesia

A new study by the the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) states that Indonesia’s untapped potential for renewable energy can  help meet the growing demand and prove to be more cost effective when compared to its dependence on domestic and imported fossil fuels. The report entitled Indonesia Energy Transition Outlook, which has been jointly put […]

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Whirlpool To Reach 100 Percent Renewable Electricity For US Plant Operations By 2023

Global kitchen and laundry company Whirlpool Corp. has announced that it has entered into a second wind Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Engie North America to accelerate progress towards its commitment to reach Net Zero emissions in its plants and operations by 2030. Whirlpool said that this agreement with Engie will represent 53 MW […]

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USA To Give $56 Million For Solar Manufacturing & Recycling

The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) will be funding new initiatives with $56 million which includes $10 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to spur innovation in solar manufacturing and recycling in the country. The government said that the funding will help make clean energy more affordable and reliable. Also, developing more solar power […]

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Germany Looks At Rapid Renewable Energy Expansion

The German government is looking to come up with a major package of reforms that would give speed to renewable power generation. Speaking in a renewable energy industry event, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said that his government wants to end supplies of fossil fuels from Russia considering its armed conflict with Ukraine. The European […]

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IEA Report Pitches For More Diverse Solar Panel Supply Chains

The IEA has released a report stating that if the world is to securely transition to net zero emissions, it has to augment efforts towards the expansion as well as diversification of the worldwide production of solar panels. Currently, China has a dominant position in the market with regards to the supply chains of solar […]

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UN’s Antonio Guterres backs quick transition to renewable energy

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a faster transition to renewable energy in order to combat the rising threats of climate change. He said, “Instead of slowing down the decarbonisation of the global economy, now is the time to accelerate the energy transition to a renewable energy future.” The UN Chief shared his views in a video message […]

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Shell, Baker Hughes Partner on Net-zero Targets & Solutions

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell’s clean energy unit will provide renewable energy credits (REC) to oilfield firm Baker Hughes’ facilities in United States for a two-year period, the companies said on Wednesday. Baker Hughes will provide low-carbon technology solutions for Shell’s LNG fleet. The RECs are tradable instruments substantiating that electricity has been generated from renewable […]

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