Category Archives: Africa

Solar PV Report – IEA – Renewables 2020Analysis and forecast to 2025

Solar PV Global solar PV capacity additions are expected to reach nearly 107 GW in 2020 in the main case, representing stable growth from 2019 (this forecast has been revised up by 18% from the market report update published in May). … Continue reading

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WHY WE’RE ALL TO BLAME FOR CHINA AND INDIA’S ‘FILTHY’ CO2 EMISSIONS

It feels as though every time there’s a new study about the US or EU needing to reduce carbon emissions, there’s a voice which pops up and asks ‘but what about India and China?!’ From anonymous accounts on social media to … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

ABOUT IRENAThe International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental or ganisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of … Continue reading

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Renewable energy and climate pledges: Five years after the Paris Agreement

With the adoption of the Paris Agreement on 12 December 2015, nearly all countries around the world agreed to keep the rise in the average global temperature well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) this century compared to pre-industrial levels, and … Continue reading

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World Solar capacity breaks previous records

Solar PV installations nearly matched those of hydropower and, for the first time, outpaced wind additions. Even though photovoltaics continue to dwarf CSP capacity, the CSP market also had another year of impressive growth. By the end of 2013, a … Continue reading

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Middle East & Africa Solar PV Market To Surge By 50% In 2014

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to see massive growth in solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in the coming years, according to recent findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Emerging PV Markets Report: Middle East and Africa. Year-on-year … Continue reading

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