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IEA to facilitate Biofuture Platform

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has officially taken the role of being Facilitator of the Biofuture Platform, with effect from 1 February.

World Government Summit focuses agenda on SDGs

This year’s World Government Summit agenda was focused on how governments can harness innovation and technology to achieve SDGs.

The age of renewable energy

The electricity industry is operating in a changing world where renewable and distributed energy sources are becoming an increasing part of the...

IRENA to reveal future renewable energy innovations

IRENA will present its new report Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future: Solutions to integrate variable renewables, in Brussels on 19 February.
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Australian gold mine to install largest battery storage system

Gold Fields’ Granny Smith gold mine plans to install renewable energy micro-grids powered by over 20,000 solar panels and backed up by a 2 MW /1 MWh battery storage system.
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Top clean energy tech identified in new report

A new report on clean energy innovation headed by two of the world’s leading energy experts assesses the state of the clean...

EV100 initiative sets target for 2030

According to the Climate Group’s first EV100 annual progress report, 31 companies have now joined the international initiative.

Global Million Cool Roofs Challenge to provide $2m grant

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge, announced this week, aims to scale up the deployment of solar-reflective ‘cool’ roofs in developing countries suffering from heat stress....
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Drax power station sets carbon capturing record

Drax power station located in North Yorkshire, has set a record of becoming the first in Europe to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from wood-burning.

Research tracks corporate energy and sustainability progress

More than 50% of respondents work for companies that have made public commitments to energy, carbon and waste reduction, and are turning...

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