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Investment in energy efficiency, renewables and electricity grids can generate 9 million jobs over 3 years: Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA

Electricity grids, building renovation and modernisation along with energy efficiency and renewables can create 9 million jobs globally in next 3 years, Birol said. New Delhi: The global investment in energy efficiency, renewables and electricity grids can generate around 9 million jobs over the course of three years, according to Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International […]

Power engineers to protest on February 3 against privatisation of discoms

Battery storage, smart grid, energy efficiency firms raise $252 mn in VC funding in Q1 2020: Report

For battery storage, total corporate funding including venture capital (VC), debt, and public market financing was $244 million in nine deals compared to $635 million in 10 deals in Q4 2019 New Delhi: Battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies raised $252 million in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, a 20 per cent […]

A framework for a comprehensive energy storage policy in India

Envisioning a vibrant, healthy state powered by 100% renewable energy

As we move through this stressful time when each of our lives is affected by the acute crisis of COVID-19, I’d like to take a moment, in honor of Earth Day, to re-envision an economy recovered and rejuvenated by a swift transition to solar, wind and energy efficiency, resulting in more jobs, global exports of […]

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5 bln investment in Indian solar power

EIB approves EUR 8.1 billion for renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable transport, and agriculture

Helping businesses to cut energy use in Italy, Belgium, France and the Czech Republic Financing renewable energy in Germany, Brazil and Nepal Protecting rural communities from extreme weather in Laos and Nigeria The European Investment Bank (EIB) today approved EUR 8.1 billion of new financing for climate action, sustainable development, health, and education investment across […]

Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy tap hydrogen boom in wind alliance

How the Philippines can lead in floating solar technology in Asia

If solar panels can withstand the waters of the typhoon-prone country, they should survive anywhere in the region, said an expert. Will regulators allow ongoing pilot projects to be scaled up? An array of solar panels floats on the waters of San Antonio in San Pedro, one of the cities surrounding Laguna de Bay, the […]

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

Ameresco Plots Larger Role for Solar and Storage

The microgrids and energy-efficiency specialist says the number of viable markets for on-site solar and storage is growing. Ameresco is best known as a commercial and industrial energy services company, or ESCO, competing against giants like Honeywell, Siemens, Johnson Controls and a host of other national and regional providers on HVAC retrofits, LED lighting upgrades, […]

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

Ohio House Passes Trump-Backed Bill to Bail Out Nuclear Plants

With the Trump administration’s efforts to prop up coal and nuclear capacity having stalled, Ohio legislators are looking to throw a lifeline to FirstEnergy’s nuclear plants. Ohio state lawmakers are moving ahead on a bill that would gut the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency funding in order to bail out nuclear power plants owned […]

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

Despite progress, world falling short of meeting global energy targets for 2030

Notable progress has been made on energy access in recent years, with the number of people living without electricity dropping to roughly 840 million from 1 billion in 2016 and 1.2 billion in 2010. Despite significant progress in recent years, the world is falling short of meeting the global energy targets set in the United […]

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy