Research highlights that pockets of funders continue to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. $42 billion was committed to grid-connected coal power plants between 2013-2019 in the 18 countries studied.
The International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower, warn in a report that conventional batteries alone cannot provide adequate storage and grid flexibility.
A new report shows that that South Africa is one of 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa still considering coal, and one of only two countries currently constructing new coal plants.
Friends of the Earth Africa launched ‘A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa’ report, which demands a complete shift from current ‘dirty’ energy systems to achieve 100% renewable energy in Africa.
New installed capacity of offshore wind reached 6.1GW in 2020, 14 times higher than 10 years ago says the Global Wind Energy Council in its latest report.
The nine principles cited in the Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Accelerate the Energy Transition report aim to build industry trust in AI technologies so that they can play a greater role in the energy transition.