Category Archives: solar water heating

The Case for Researching Solar Geoengineering

This year, much like 2021 before it, has been a record-shattering year of compounding climate disasters: an unprecedented heat wave in South Asia; the second-most-damaging hurricane in the history of the United States; flooding in Pakistan that has displaced 33 … Continue reading

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White Earth Tribal College becomes a bright spot for solar-energy job training.

MAHNOMEN—Near the tall grasses outside White Earth Tribal and Community College, students huddled around a small ground-mounted-unit solar array on an unusually warm October day. The trainees, ranging in age from recent high school graduates to people in their 60s, … Continue reading

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How Hydrogen-Enabled Synthetic Fuels Can Help Deliver the Paris Goals

Executive Summary As of this writing, the world is far off track for meeting the Paris climate goals of 1.5–2°C. Much of the carbon gap is because of the ‘difficult-to-decarbonize’ sectors such as shipping, aviation, and industry. Current projections still … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2022 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT

Renewables experienced yet another year of record growth in power capacity, despite aftershocks from the pandemic and a rise in global commodity prices that upset renewable energy supply chains and delayed projects. The role of renewables in improving energy security … Continue reading

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Korea 2020 Energy Policy Review

Executive summary Korea’s energy sector is characterised by the dominance of fossil fuels, which in 2018 accounted for 85% of total primary energy supply (TPES), a strong dependence on energy imports at 84% of TPES, and the dominance of industrial … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2022

IntroductionThis ninth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review series provides the latest estimates of renewable energy employment globally. In addition to IRENA’s own calculations, the report is based on a wide range of studies and reports by … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Project Report

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U.S. Low-Income Solar Programs & Incentives (2022)

American author and activist James Baldwin once said, “anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.”  Energy in America is no exception. As the U.S. Department of Energy explains, “low-income households pay … Continue reading

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URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL WATER

Australia’s variable climate has placed the nation’s water industry in a unique position to capitalise on its significant capabilities and strengths in managing water resources. As a result, the Australian water industry has leading-edge capabilities and expertise developed through a … Continue reading

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SCALING UP RENEWABLES IN LANDLOCKED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Characterised by remoteness from global markets due to the absence of territorial access to the sea,landlocked developing countries (LLDCs)1 grapple with a myriad of special challenges, including complex procedures for border transit exacerbated by poor infrastructure, inefficient … Continue reading

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