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2016 considered another record year for renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), regarded...

ADB’s $200m loan package boosts energy efficiency in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India on Friday, March 31, 2017 signed a $200 million loan to finance installation of...

Solar minigrids can unlock Africa’s off-grid market – Report

Minigrids, small isolated distribution networks increasingly powered by clean energy, could capture an increasing share of the $740 million sub-Saharan off-grid market, according to a...

Solar emerges largest source of new energy in U.S.

Solar developers installed a record 14.6 gigawatts in the U.S. last year; almost double the total from 2015 and enough to make photovoltaic panels...

Africa embracing solar for energy security, growth

Africa has abundant renewable energy resources. Traditionally reliant on hydropower, the continent is turning to solar photovoltaics (PV) to bolster energy security and support...

Solar could provide 13% of world power by 2030

Less than 2% of today’s global electricity is generated by solar photovoltaics (PV), but this is set to change. According to an IRENA (International...

Australia to invest $1 billion in clean energy

The Australian Government is establishing a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund to support emerging technologies make the leap from demonstration to commercial deployment. This...

Campaigners back solar, wind energy, knock biofuels

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has backed a move towards renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy as...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...