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New Report Warns World of Huge Untapped Renewable Energy Potential

Renewables are the backbone of the energy transition and a viable climate solution. Yet out of the 183 parties to the Paris Agreement with renewable energy components in their Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs), only 143 have quantified targets with the … Continue reading

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Nine New Countries Sign Up for Global Offshore Wind Alliance at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh

COP27 has seen nine new countries including Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the UK, the US join the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), pledging to a rapid ramp up of offshore wind in order to tackle the … Continue reading

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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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EU Solar Jobs Report 2022 Addressing the solar skills challenge

Foreword by Commissioner Nicolas Schmit Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s EU Solar Jobs Report 2022. At a time when Europe is facing both long- and short-term challenges in its energy security, notably because of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, energy … Continue reading

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U.S. Solar Market Ready for Rebound After Tumultuous First Half of 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON, TX — The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will help the U.S. solar market grow 40% over baseline projections through 2027, equal to 62 gigawatts (GW) of additional solar capacity, according to new forecasts in the U.S. Solar … 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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First EU-India Green Hydrogen Forum

The European Union and India have set ambitious programmes and targets for a wider adoption of green hydrogen. While India announced its National Hydrogen Mission last year, the EU launched the European Hydrogen Strategy in 2020. The Russian invasion of … Continue reading

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THE BREAKTHROUGH AGENDA REPORT Accelerating Sector Transitions Through Stronger International Collaboration 2022

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYSTRENGTHENING INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION TOACCELERATE TRANSITIONSThe world remains far off track to meet internationally-agreed climate change goals, despite action being taken in many areas. The Nationally Determined Contributions that countries have put forward in the UN climate change negotiations imply … Continue reading

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Report on enhancing Solar PV rooftop uptake in India through innovative EU business models

IntroductionGovernment of India has set an ambitious target of 175 GW of installed capacity of Renewable Energyby 2022, comprising 100 GW of grid-connected solar power, of which 40 GW3 has been targeted for solar rooftop. Though India has made significant … Continue reading

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100% Renewable Europe How To Make Europe’s Energy System Climate-Neutral Before 2050

On 4 March 2020, the European Commission made a fundamental move by submitting a proposal for the “Climate Law”, pledging to become the first climate-neutral continent. This vision is much needed at a point in time where our traditional vision … Continue reading

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