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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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COP29: Forces within SB60 scheming to divert attention on climate finance – PACJA

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has said that there were forces within the 60th Sessions of the...
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Multilateral development banks to develop approach for measuring climate results

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have agreed to develop a common approach for...

Images: Women in Energy Network decorates Shell director, Aiboni

President, Women in Energy Network (WIEN), Eyono Fatayi-Williams, during WIEN’s visit to SNEPCo headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday, June...

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COP29: Forces within SB60 scheming to divert attention on climate finance – PACJA

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Multilateral development banks to develop approach for measuring climate results

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and other Multilateral Development...
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