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German energy association demands faster switch to renewables

Kerstin Andreae

The German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 called on the next Federal Government to step up the pace of the expansion of green electricity generation. Kerstin Andreae BDEW Chairwoman, Kerstin Andreae, at a congress in Berlin said the move to sustainable energy resources must be given priority with an eye on national elections ...

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Energy crisis: How investment in renewables, distribution mechanisms can bridge deficit – Segun Adaju

Segun Adaju

Dr. Segun Adaju is a Nigerian entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Consistent Energy Limited. His organisation serves as the lead consultant working with the Access to Energy Institute (A2EI), a not-for-profit entity established to provide reliable and affordable electricity. In this interview with Etta Michael Bisong, the renewable energy expert spoke on Nigeria’s pathetic energy crisis, what ...

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TotalEnergies says investments in Nigeria’ll tend more towards renewables

Patrick Pouyanné

TotalEnergies says its investments in Nigeria will tend more towards renewable sources of energy as the company moves to become one of the world’s top five in renewables by 2030. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies Mrs Bunmi Popoola-Mordi, Executive General Manager, Total Country Services, made the disclosure on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at a virtual news ...

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World has enough renewables potential for energy transition, say experts

Tesla-solar-Hawaii

The world already has more than enough renewable energy potential to comfortably make the transition away from fossil fuels while also expanding energy access for all, finds new analysis by Dr Sven Teske and Dr Sarah Niklas from the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney. Renewable energy: Solar panels Fossil Fuel Exit Strategy shows clearly that, even if ...

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Energy transition: Total changes name to TotalEnergies

Patrick Pouyanné

Total on Friday, May 28, 2021 changed its name to TotalEnergies as the company moves to become one of the world’s top five in renewables by 2030. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies The company made the announcement in a statement posted on its website. The statement said the decision was approved at the Ordinary and Extraordinary ...

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Solar energy, new king of global electricity markets – IEA chief

Fatih Birol

Solar energy has become the “new king’’ of the world’s electricity markets, as it has successfully withstood the COVID-19 crisis and is forecast to grow significantly over the coming years. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, said on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. “There was only one energy ...

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Achieving 30% power supply from renewables by 2030: A rejoinder to Vice President

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

In the past few days the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, has been reported by many news media as reaffirming the commitment that Nigeria will achieve at least 30% of its power supply from renewable energy by 2030. It is reported that he reinstated the commitment to this ambitious target while inaugurating a 1.12 MW Solar Hybrid Project at the ...

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2021 set to be global action year for renewables

Marcel Alers

In a bid of optimism for the new year, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) expressed confidence that clean energy would grow in 2021. Marcel Alers, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Head of Energy Despite the fact that the world may not be on track to meet climate objectives and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) for universal access to clean, affordable ...

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GE clamours deployment of renewables, gas power to drive decarbonisation

Scott Strazik

Building on its commitment to carbon neutrality in its operations by 2030 and announced intention to exit the new-build coal power market, GE on Monday, December 21, 2020 shared its position that the accelerated and strategic deployment of both renewable energy and gas power can make substantial progress in combatting climate change in the near-term, while securing a path to ...

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Opportunities clean energy transition offers Nigeria, by Melbourne

Sean Melbourne

Sean Melbourne, Head of Climate Change and Energy (West Africa), British High Commission, speaking at the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) post-Covid Capacity Building Programme on August 24, 2020, explores the opportunity that a clean energy transition represents for Nigerian businesses, households and consumers Sean Melbourne, Head of Climate Change & Energy, West Africa, British High Commission Abuja It is ...

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