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Countries Can Reach 100% Renewable Electricity Goal, Says IRENA

A world where electricity generation is derived from 100% renewable energy is possible if countries adopt a patchwork of existing innovations, says...

Renewables’ Share of Electricity Rising, But Pace Is Insufficient to Meet...

Renewables accounted for a rising portion of electricity generation in 2020, slowly eating into coal’s market share. Solar and wind power constitute almost...

U.K. May Become Carbon-Negative in Electricity Sector by 2033

U.K.’s electricity system could become carbon-negative by as soon as 2033, according to a future scenarios report from National Grid ESO.Country wants...

India’s Shift to Renewable Energy Driven by Lower Costs

Indian corporations are increasingly shifting to renewable energy sources because they are often the cheapest power sources. India now the world’s second-largest market...

Actis Profits From Building Green While Bringing Power to Millions

Actis is finding profits developing a green shopping mall and bringing power to millions in Cameroon, something it’s repeating throughout Africa, Asia...

Africa Needs to Regain Momentum on Electrification Effort, Says IEA

Faith Birol, the executive director for the International Energy Agency, said Africa needs to find ways to battle the COVID-19 pandemic while...

China, Japan Adding Coal Plants While Rest of the World Moves...

Global coal capacity grew last year grew for the first time since 2015 At the same time, coal plants retired at an accelerating...

With Wind and Solar Power Exploding, Natural Gas Looking Less Like...

Amid a boom in clean-energy alternatives, investors are rejecting natural gas.The once-hailed bridge from coal-fired generation is being replaced by renewables.Continued use...

Data Centers’ Growing Energy Consumption Gets Close Scrutiny From Swiss, HPE

Data centers account for an ever-growing share of global electricity demand, something that Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its partners are trying to...

Global Group Growing as it Rethinks Electricity Grid In Quest for...

Facebook, Google, BMW and other companies are pushing for systemic change in the global electricity market, in their effort to procure all...

Electrifying Africa: Is the $450 Billion Challenge Too Big For Startups...

Even as startup investment in Africa continues to grow — more than $700 million in venture capital is expected to flow in...

Investors Back Big Batteries Needed to Spread Solar, Wind Energy

Solar and wind energy aren’t spreading slowly because big oil is plotting against them, no matter what conspiracy theorists say. A far...

UAE Bets $400 Million on Clean Energy With First Hydroelectric Power...

As one of the world’s driest places, Dubai may not seem like an obvious choice for water-generated electricity.  But...

LO3 Showing That Blockchain-Based Energy Networks Aren’t Just Hype

LO3 is seeking nothing less than to transform energy production and distribution with its blockchain-based software, and has heavy-hitting backers willing to...

Lithium Glut Grows, Crushing Prices, on New Mines and Falling China...

Lithium stockpiles are growing and prices are tumbling, as new Australian mines open while Chinese electric car sales stall. 

California Facing Power Shortfall As Green Transition Closes Plants, Damps Demand

The “too much of a good thing” rule may be proving true in California’s electricity market as the state faces looming power...

Egypt Solar Projects Start Commercial Operations, Highlighting Renewable Potential

Two solar projects in Egypt with a combined 130 megawatts of capacity began commercial operations, a sign that the country is starting...

Utilities Face a Choice to Stand in the Way of Renewables...

America’s utilities are facing a choice when it comes to renewables: Jump in and profit or dig in their heels and risk...

Texas Power Shortages, Pricing Spikes Boost Appetite for Renewables & Storage

Electricity prices in Texas spiked to $9,000 per megawatt hour (Mwh) this week as temperatures hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit, fueling demand for...

Geothermal Electricity Poised for Takeoff as Technology Advances

While wind and hydropower have emerged as the biggest renewable energy sources in the U.S., they aren’t the only ones. Geothermal, harnessing...
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