Renewable Energy

IRENA and GWEC Enhance Cooperation to Scale Up Renewables Globally

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) signed a cooperation agreement in order to join efforts aimed at increasing the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy worldwide. This agreement was signed by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera and GWEC CEO Ben Backwell on the occasion of the […]

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REPORT: Energy Efficiency Led US Energy Job Growth in 2019 and is a Best Bet to Lead Sector’s Recovery in 2021

Energy efficiency — which led U.S. energy-sector job growth in 2019, growing to employ nearly 2.4 million Americans before the pandemic-fueled crisis — is a best bet to drive the energy sector’s recovery in 2021, according to a new analysis released today by E4TheFuture and the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs). Energy efficiency employed 28% of all […]

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Novartis Inches Closer To 100% Renewable Energy With 5 VPPA’s

In a move that has made Novartis the first pharma company to attain the 100% renewable electricity user status for its European operations, the firm recently signed up for five virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs).  These agreements together will be generating around 275 MW or more of clean power to the electrical grid, serving as […]

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Greenpeace India Sends its Green Recovery Plan for India to NITI Aayog

Greenpeace India has sent to NITI Aayog a plan to help build a climate-proof, equal, sustainable and resilient India as it emerges from the COVID-19. Environment think tank Greenpeace India recently sent to the government’s policy think tank NITI Aayog a plan to help build a climate-proof, equal, sustainable and resilient India as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. In its recommendations […]

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Eni and HitecVision new Renewable Energy JV “Vårgrønn” in Norway

The new joint venture will focus on renewable energy projects The global energy company Eni and the Norwegian energy entrepreneur and investor HitecVision have announced today the establishment of a new joint venture company, Vårgrønn, with the aim of developing new green energy projects in Norway and the Nordic market. The Vårgrønn JV, which marks […]

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New Solar Energy Plan for Bangladesh Provides Solutions for Energy Security, Rising Costs

A shift in focus to renewables would help to reduce the need for power subsidies or tariff increases A new National Solar Energy Action Plan that has reportedly been drafted by SREDA – the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority – could be a significant and timely turnaround in Bangladesh’s renewable energy ambition. The report is coming […]

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Sungrow Adds 95 MWac of PV Installations to Its Kazakhstan Portfolio

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that 95 MWac of 1500V medium-voltage central inverter solutions were operational well in Total Eren’s two solar PV projects in Kazakhstan to fully support the Central Asian renewable ambition. A Closer Look at the Landmark Plants The two solar projects, which are a 75 MWac […]

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To Meet Climate Targets, Renewable Investments Need Tripling: Report

To achieve the 1.5°C climate goal, investments in diverse renewable technologies must almost triple annually to USD 800 billion by 2050. Global renewable energy investments increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at USD 351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative […]

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