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Report shows 650 million people to be left without electricity access in 2030

The report tracks global, regional and country progress on the three targets of SDG7: access to energy and clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report 2019 shows that despite the progress, reaching the remaining unserved people, including those connected to frail and overburdened urban grids, as well as displaced […]

Strong global solar market outlook

SolarPower Europe’s 5-year global solar market outlook forecasts 800 GW additions to 1.3 TW total installed capacity by 2023 At Europe’s leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe, SolarPower Europe launched its Global Market Outlook 2019-2023, showing that solar power reached important milestones in 2018, with an even more optimistic picture forecasted for the next five […]

Global energy investment stabilised above USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, but security and sustainability concerns are growing

Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back while investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest annual review. The findings of the World Energy Investment 2019 report signal a growing mismatch between current […]