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Fulfil pre-2020 emission pledge: India urges nations

“The pre-2020 implementation gaps should not present an additional burden to developing countries in the post-2020 period,” the Indian government said in an official statement. India said if the developed countries fail to meet their Cancun pledge… MADRID: India has called on the rich, industrialised countries to take the lead in combating climate change and […]

Replacing Coal Plants With Renewables Is Cheaper 80% of the Time

No apologies: Africans say their need for oil cash outweighs climate concerns

A handful of protesters on the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town International Convention Centre spread fake oil on the ground and chanted, demanding an end to fossil fuels. Two floors above, the hundreds of delegates at Africa Oil Week were largely unaware – and mostly unmoved – by the display. “Under no circumstances […]

EWEC Forecasts Halving CO2 Emissions from Water and Electricity Production by 2025

RPT-Cheaper solar power gains ground in southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is accelerating plans to harness energy from the sun in coming years as the cost of generating electricity from some solar power projects has become more affordable than gas-fired plants, officials and analysts said. The region, where power demand is expected to double by 2040, is striving to expand the share of renewable […]

Energy Policy: Supporting Low Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific

Climate change: India pitches for financial support

In the run-up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global average temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius. Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said […]

KSTAR to complete 600kwp rooftop PV project in Melaka, Malaysia

Africa’s largest wind power project opens in northern Kenya

Kenya unveiled Africa’s largest wind power plant on Friday, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nation to meet its ambitious goal of 100% green energy next year. The sprawling wind farm of 365 turbines on the shores of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya was designed to […]

EWEC Forecasts Halving CO2 Emissions from Water and Electricity Production by 2025