Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Emerging Photovoltaics: Materials Opportunity in New $38 Billion Market

July 3, 2020//-The new IDTechEx report, “Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics 2020-2040”, is based on interviews by multi-lingual, PhD level IDTechEx analysts across the world and 20 years tracking the research and applications.

World-first Tech to Help Save Lives in the Energy Industry

June 30, 2020//-World-first technology is being developed to help save lives in the energy industry.

IRENA Puts Energy Transformation at Heart of Sustainable Economic Recovery

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24 June 2020//-Governments can align immediate economic stimulus needs with medium to long-term decarbonisation and sustainable development objectives by targeting policy measures and public spending towards the energy transformation, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds.

REDAVIA Signs 4 New COVID-19 Resilience Leases in Ghana, Kenya

Accra, Ghana, June 21, 2020//-REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, has signed four new COVID-19 Resilience Leases in Ghana and Kenya, offering these businesses six months of free solar to withstand the COVID crisis.

Infrastructure Fund Africa50 Helps Egypt’s Solar Power Sector Take Off

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, June 18, 2020/ — A 37-square-kilometer solar park so large that it can be seen from space, with over seven million photovoltaic panels, and funding of $4 billion. In Africa? Impossible? Not anymore.

Report: Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors On Cost

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020 — Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds.

COVID-19 Crisis: Achieving Key Sustainable Energy Goals ‘Are Likely to Become Even Harder’

Accra, Ghana, May 28, 2020//-The ravaging COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deep inequalities around the world in terms of access to modern, affordable and sustainable energy.

How COVID-19 Intensifies the Need to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

Washington, USA, May 28, 2020// — Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly, reveals the new Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report released today.

The Case for Turning South Africa’s Coal Fields Into a Renewable Energy Hub

Shutterstock Hartmut Winkler, University of Johannesburg May 25, 2020//-South Africa is currently one of the world’s largest carbon emitters. And it’s increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn’t contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change.

Should Africa Consider the Nuclear Energy Route?

Johannesburg, South Africa, April 21, 2020/ — Despite its advancements over the years particularly in the oil, gas and power industries, it is no secret that Africa is still plagued with the very real issue of inefficient energy supply.

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