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Enel Foundation discuss the role of energy sector post-COVID-19

Enel Foundation recently contributed to the 123rd issue of the Oxford Energy Forum, which was dedicated to COVID-19 recovery and the energy transition.
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Russia has launched its first floating solar PV plant

Russia’s first mobile floating solar PV plant has started testing in a reservoir of Nizhne-Bureskaya hydropower plant in the Far Eastern Federal District.
renewables

Wind and solar generation are cutting down coal use

Climate think tank Ember’s half-year analysis of global electricity use shows wind and solar generation rose by 14% in the first half of this year, compared to 2019. reducing coal use.
solar

Net-metering gaining favour throughout Middle East and Africa

Countries in the Middle East and Africa are using the introduction and improvement of net-metering schemes to support solar PV auctions and installations.
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Will ‘generation equality’ rise to new heights post-COVID-19?

What has the Coronavirus pandemic shown us about female leaders? It's a topic of conversation needed to propel our generation of gender-equal professionals.
India

Multilateral development banks dedicated $61.6 billion to climate finance in 2019

Climate finance by the world’s largest multilateral development banks totalled $61.6 billion in 2019, of which 67% was in low- and middle-income economies.
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New Zealand: Powerco to trial wireless power transmission technology

Kiwi start-up Emrod claims to have developed the world’s first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
BP net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP spells out net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP have laid out the first detailed steps in their ambitious plan to attain a net zero position by 2050.

DEWA introduces risk management standard for utilities

DEWA worked with the British Standards Institution to develop the AS 60518:2020 standard, an enterprise risk and resilience management standard for utilities.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.

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