EnBW Financial Results Q1 2021: Earnings Decrease “Temporarily”

German electric utility company EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK), headquartered in Karlsruhe, yesterday released the financial results of the first quarter of 2021. The company said that due to temporary effects, it reported slightly lower first-quarter earnings in 2021 than in the previous year. This is expected to even out over the course of the […]

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Brookfield Renewable Announces Strong First Quarter Results

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. “We had a strong quarter, as we executed on our key priorities, including investing in growth, delivering on our corporate contracting initiatives and bolstering our liquidity,” said Connor Teskey, CEO of Brookfield Renewable. “The tailwinds for renewables are accelerating as […]

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Global CO2 Emissions set for Second Biggest Increase in History: IEA

A new report finds global energy-related CO2 emissions to be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the global energy-related CO2 emissions will be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history […]

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Pace of Renewables Deployment Must Grow by 5-7 Times by 2030: ETC

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) has released a new report analysing the feasibility of achieving a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) economy by 2050 and the actions required in the next decade to put this target within reach. The report Making Clean Electrification Possible: 30 years to electrify the global economy sets out why it is […]

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Bangladesh Needs a Renewables Focus, Not a Switch From ‘Coal to Gas’: IEEFA

Renewables are cheaper and more sustainable than gas imports, and can provide better energy security in developing nations The emerging markets of Bangladesh and Vietnam are alluring for foreign energy companies looking to make money in the region. But these nations stand to lose both economically and environmentally through a pivot from coal to gas. […]

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Talen Energy Forms JV with Pattern Energy to Grow Renewables Infrastructure Portfolio

Talen Energy Corporation (“Talen”) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Energy”) named “PT Energy Transitions” to pursue the development, financing, construction and operation of approximately 1.4 Gigawatts of utility scale renewable energy projects over the next five years. PT Energy Transitions will benefit from the collective strengths of its […]

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IRENA and China State Grid to Advance Transition via Power System Enhancements

IRENA and State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to support grid enhancements, system flexibility and sector-coupling in China and IRENA’s Clean Energy Corridor regions. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two organisations work closely to […]

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Fast-Track Energy Transitions to Win the Race to Zero

World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines global strategies towards carbon-neutrality and leads way to a climate-safe 1.5°C pathway by 2050 Proven technologies for a net-zero energy system already largely exist today, finds the preview of World Energy Transitions Outlook by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable power, green hydrogen and modern bioenergy will dominate the world […]

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Renewables not Coal & Gas Should be Focus of Vietnam’s Latest PDP: IEEFA

Vietnam’s draft PDP8 has failed to acknowledge the need of developing a more flexible system that can accommodate a changing technology mix Vietnam’s recently published draft power development plan for 2021-2030 (PDP8) has failed to acknowledge the importance of developing a more flexible system that can accommodate a changing technology mix, according to a new report from […]

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