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Forecasts underestimate growth in global wind power sector

Wind power will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
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AfDB & EIB join forces to boost Africa’s infrastructure investment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a joint partnership action plan highlighting their strengthened cooperation and mutual development priorities and a strong shared emphasis on boosting public and private sector investment in Africa.
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IEA warns methane emissions resurgence imminent

Global methane emissions from the oil and gas industry fell by about 10% in 2020 as producers slashed production. But, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns emission will rebound strongly without greater action from companies, policy makers and regulators.
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Future resilience depends on smart infrastructure investment today

A focus on “building back better” can address long-standing challenges and resilience states a new publication from the Swiss RE institute aimed at emerging markets and developing economies.
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Funding these 10 key sectors will accelerate decarbonisation – IFC

The IFC newly published report analyses the economic and climate benefits of a green recovery that focuses on decarbonisation strategies.
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Enel, Schneider and WEF publish first toolkit for net-zero cities

Schneider Electric, the Enel Group and World Economic Forum have published the first deliverable of the Net Zero Carbon Cities – Systemic Efficiency Initiative.
Report: World’s uranium resources enough for the foreseeable future

Report: World’s uranium resources enough for the foreseeable future

Sufficient uranium resources exist to support the long-term, sustainable use of nuclear energy for low-carbon electricity generation, says a new joint report by the OECD NEA and the IAEA.
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IEA creating world’s first roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

By May 2021, the International Energy Agency will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
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Africa’s energy generation unlikely to go green this decade

A new study by the University of Oxford into Africa’s energy generation landscape uses a state-of-the-art machine-learning technique to analyse planned power plants and their chances of successful commission.

Six trends to shape the global cybersecurity market in 2021

2020 has been a remarkable year for cybersecurity in general and specifically for industrial cybersecurity, states new report.

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