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World Environment Day: Guj CM Launches Long-Term Action Plan

Ahmedabad : The Gujarat government on Saturday unveiled its ‘State Action Plan on Climate Change’ on the occasion of World Environment Day with the aim of building a sustainable and climate-resilient future through coordinated climate adaption and mitigation planning by 2030. Launching the climate plan at an event in Gandhinagar, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said […]

Mah Govt Begins Work on 17k MW Solar Project

Japan Looks To Become Leader In Wind Energy

Japan has notoriously been dependent on energy imports, being the world’s fifth-largest crude importer and second-largest LNG importer (having lost the top position to China last year). Its self-sufficiency ratio dropped substantially after the 2011 Fukushima incident, from some 20% to 7-8%. Even though Tokyo did manage to hew off a couple of percentage points […]

Toyota Aims to Make Its Factories Carbon Neutral By 2035: Chief Production Officer Masamichi Okada

Saudi Arabia Inaugurates 1st Desalination Plant Using Solar, Wind Energy

The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC) inaugurated the first desalination plant using solar and wind energy in Saudi Arabia, as part of efforts to preserve the environment by limiting carbon emissions. Chief of staff at TRSDC Ahmed Ghazi Darwish said that the project was launched in collaboration with Source Global, PBC, which specializes in renewable […]

Wind vs. Solar: What Wins The Job Race?

Ayala Group, UPC Start Construction of Philippines’ Biggest Wind Farm

An AC Energy wind turbine in Iloilo.The Ayala Group’s energy arm AC Energy Corporation and its partner UPC Renewables have started the construction of a P11.4-billion wind farm in Ilocos Norte, set to be the country’s biggest wind farm to date. Located in Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte, the 160-megawatt Balaoi & Caunayan wind farm is […]

Toyota Aims to Make Its Factories Carbon Neutral By 2035: Chief Production Officer Masamichi Okada

Kuwait’s MEW Eyes 16 Energy Projects to Produce Electricity by 2030

Move aims to harvest energy from renewable sources. KUWAIT : The Ministry of Electricity and Water has included 16 renewable energy projects in its plan, affirming its keenness to introduce renewable energy projects, in accordance with the supreme direction of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad’s vision to produce alternative energy technology to obtain electricity from its sustainable […]

Wind vs. Solar: What Wins The Job Race?

Vietnam to Reduce Thermal Power Production

Vietnam targets reducing coal-fired power production by 6 percent this year to prioritize solar and wind energy even as it grapples with limited transmission capacity. This means a cut of 8 billion kilowatt-hours from a projected 126 billion kilowatt hours of coal-fired power this year. National utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) estimates total production from all […]

Toyota Aims to Make Its Factories Carbon Neutral By 2035: Chief Production Officer Masamichi Okada

Taiwan Hungry for AI, Offshore Wind Energy, IC Design Talent

Taipei : Taiwan’s artificial intelligence (AI), offshore wind energy development and integrated circuit (IC) design sectors will be eagerly seeking talent over the next three years, the National Development Council (NDC) said Tuesday. In a report on talent demand between 2021 and 2023, the NDC — the top economic planning agency in Taiwan — said […]

Toyota Aims to Make Its Factories Carbon Neutral By 2035: Chief Production Officer Masamichi Okada

Bank of Ireland and EIB to Finance €100m Bord na Móna Wind Energy Project

Bank of Ireland and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have agreed to finance a €100 million wind farm project by climate solutions company Bord na Móna that will be able to supply up to 55,000 homes with renewable energy. The new 75 megawatt (MW) windfarm, located at Cloncreen, Co Offaly, will create up to 100 […]

NHPC’s Earns Highest Ever Profit of Rs 3233 Crore During FY 2020-21

Wind energy industry can create 3.3 million jobs: GWEC

Wind energy industry can create 3.3 million wind power jobs globally over the next five years thanks to major industry expansion, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). This figure includes direct jobs in both onshore and offshore wind, and covers the entire value chain of the sector: project planning and development; manufacturing; installation; operation […]

COVID-19 Crisis Makes Electricity Too Costly For Millions in Africa, Asia

Wind energy industry set to create 3.3 million jobs globally by 2025

A historic 93 GW of new wind capacity was installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19, making last year a record year for onshore wind growth and the second-best year for offshore wind growth. New Delhi: The global wind energy industry is set to grow at a 4 per cent Compounded Annual Growth Rate […]

COVID-19 Crisis Makes Electricity Too Costly For Millions in Africa, Asia