Green energy

Main results of the climate implementation summit

World leaders gathered in Sharm el-Sheikh for the climate implementation summit on 7-8 November to kick off the 27th United Nations climate change conference (COP27). The EU was represented by European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. During his address to the COP27 plenary, President Michel stressed the [...]

Opportunities to enhance pollinator biodiversity in solar parks

Renewable power capacity is increasing globally in response to energy decarbonisation, with solar photovoltaic (PV) projected to be the dominant renewable. A significant proportion of solar PV is deployed as groundmounted solar parks with potential implications for the hosting ecosystem. Given their relatively rapid introduction, the impacts on land use and the local environment are poorly understood.

By |November 23rd, 2022|Tags: , |

Global Energy Perspective 2021

The global energy landscape is going through major shifts We publish this long-term energy outlook at the start of 2021, after a year that has brought extraordinary challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis caused unprecedented disruption in the energy landscape—and the path to recovery remains uncertain. Read the whole article here

By |January 29th, 2021|Tags: |

Renewable energy can « leapfrog » existing energy models

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said the per-watt cost of solar electricity finally fell below fossil fuels last year. By 2025, the renewables sector is expected to hit $1.5 trillion value, up 61% from $928 billion in 2017. After that, renewables will have achieved a firm footing in regular society. Growth will be exponential. Source: [...]

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