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How gas interests slowed Chile’s clean energy transition

May 25, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Chile holds itself out as a global leader on climate change. Nearly 22% of Chile’s electricity is generated by solar and wind farms, putting it far ahead of both the global average, 10%, and the United States, at 13%. It […]


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IRENA Council Held Against Backdrop of Global Energy and Climate Crisis

May 24, 2022

Via: IRENA

The Twenty Third Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi opens today to discuss efforts in scaling-up the energy transition against a backdrop of rising fossil fuel prices and climate concerns. More than 300 high-level delegates […]


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UK Leans Heavily on Nuclear in Bold New Energy Strategy

May 2, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A long-awaited energy strategy published by the UK government on April 6 lays out bold commitments that tackle Great Britain’s multi-pronged challenges, including achieving net-zero carbon emissions while ensuring energy security and affordability. The sweeping plan sharply reverses course on […]


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Canada’s Area X.O Initiative Looks To Empower Cities’ Transition To A Net-Zero Future

February 16, 2022

Via: Forbes

According to the International Energy Agency’s latest report on smart cities, new technologies and increased connectivity are opening massive opportunities for city-level authorities to develop efficient, sustainable energy solutions that enable municipalities to accelerate their transition towards a clean, low-carbon […]


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Natural Gas Is The Exception To Mexico’s Push For Energy Self-Sufficiency

February 14, 2022

Via: Forbes

Much of Mexico’s current energy strategy revolves around beating the drum of self-sufficiency – when it comes to oil. Yet when it comes to the natural gas that is increasingly driving the country’s economy, not so much. Instead, natural gas […]


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Spain: Repsol presents its SHYNE project for renewable hydrogen

January 21, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Repsol announced the creation of its SHYNE (Spanish Hydrogen Network) project. The initiative gathers 22 companies and 11 associations, tech centers and universities under the leadership of Repsol to promote renewable hydrogen projects. Through this venture, the firm aims to […]


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A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4%

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the continent’s economy by 6.4% by 2050, according to an analysis published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) […]


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IRENA-AfDB report: Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

January 14, 2022

Via: IRENA

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the region’s economy by 6.4 per cent by 2050, results of an analysis published today by the International Renewable […]


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GE Digital Announces UK ‘Smart Substation’ Project

December 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

GE Digital has announced a partnership with UK Power Networks (UKPN) for the launch of a smart substation project designed to support renewable energy power generation across the United Kingdom. The agreement announced Dec. 9 involves the installation of powerful […]


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Costa Rica and IRENA Sign Partnership to Advance National Decarbonisation Plan

December 6, 2021

Via: IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Government of Costa Rica have signed an agreement today to work together to strengthen the country’s decarbonisation plans and boost renewable energy project financing. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Carlos […]


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Affordable Dacia Spring Takes Pole As France Hits Record 23.5% Plugin EV Share

December 1, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

November saw France, Europe’s second largest auto market, hit a record 23.5% plugin electric vehicle share, up from 14.8% share a year ago. Legacy diesels and plugless hybrids continued to stagnate below 20% share, with petrol taking a breath at […]


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IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 24, 2021

Via: IRENA

The Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it […]


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Green goals for heavy industries in the energy transition

November 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Our emissions crisis is often defined in simplistic terms, often focusing on the more obvious carbon-intensive sectors of oil and gas production, shipping and aviation or the ‘carbon footprint’ of the individual. Intentional or not, this fails to provide a […]


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Decarbonization requires radical collaboration

November 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In many ways, the climate change challenge we face in the next 10 years is analogous to the pandemic we’re emerging from. The rapid rollout of vaccines showed us that decision-makers and key stakeholders can collaborate quickly when we face […]


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Wind industry demands action from world leaders ahead of COP26 climate summit

October 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than 90 wind energy companies and associations from around the world called on leaders to take decisive action in pursuit of net-zero carbon emissions goals ahead of the COP26 United Nations climate summit next month. Vestas, Siemens-Gamesa, Goldwind, Enel, […]