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Avia deploys solar energy to power stations in Poland

September 26, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Avia equipped several of its service stations in Poland with new photovoltaic installations in Poland. The brand upgraded its locations in Zakopane, Gorzków, Puławy, Chelmek and Jastrzębie Zdrój. The deployment of this technology is part of the company’s strategy to […]


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Renewable Energy Jobs Hit 12.7 Million Globally

September 22, 2022

Via: IRENA

Worldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the growing energy crisis, according to a new report. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review […]


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Amazon plans another 2.7 GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide

September 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Amazon said it plans to add 2.7 GW of capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects worldwide, including solar farms in Brazil, India and Poland. Once in service, the company’s global renewable energy portfolio is expected to generate 50,000 GWh […]


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Shell India to deploy over 10,000 charging points by 2030

September 19, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell launched its first electric vehicle (EV) chargers in India in Bengaluru last week, as the first market for the company to launch chargers for two-wheelers. The firm plans to set up more than 10,000 charging points across the country […]


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Mobilising Renewable Energy Projects in Small Island States

August 31, 2022

Via: IRENA

Despite increasingly intense natural disasters and a high dependency on fossil fuels, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have demonstrated strong leadership by setting ambitious climate targets and national energy policies in pursuit of Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals. On-ground […]


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Ukraine plans 30 GW renewables rebuild after war wipes out wind and solar

July 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Maxim Timchenko, head of the country’s energy company DTEK, revealed yesterday that about 90% of wind power and 30% of solar capacity has been knocked out of operation because their locations have fallen into Russian-occupied territory. However, he explained that […]


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Will sanctions on Russian energy drive a hydrogen revolution?

June 27, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Although most European nations have been making great strides towards a greener energy mix, it’s fair to say that Russia’s recent actions have accelerated the continent’s renewable energy plans. Over the past month, the European Union has agreed to ban […]


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bp acquires stake in green hydrogen project

June 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Oil major bp said it plans to help develop what it calls “one of the world’s largest” green hydrogen hubs to based in Australia. The company acquired a 40.5% equity stake in the Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH). In addition […]


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Here’s how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting renewable energy and the grid

June 7, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Ukraine crisis promises to dramatically change the face of the renewable energy sector in the post-Soviet space. While Ukraine is struggling to keep its plants running amid the continuing fights, Russian power-generating companies are bracing for the impact of […]


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Nuclear, Hydrogen, CCUS Part of at Least 42 Country Ambitions

June 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

At least 42 nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted under the Paris Agreement as of December 2021 indicate governments plan to utilize carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen and ammonia, and nuclear energy, including advanced nuclear, to reach 2030 goals. However, […]


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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 […]