Demand for electric vehicle batteries expected to surge

New report findings show that the demand for electric vehicle batteries is expected to register a surge exceeding a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25% from 2021 to 2031.


Financing coal power projects in sub-Saharan Africa goes against net-zero goals

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.
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Pumped storage hydropower ideal for clean energy systems

The International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower, warn in a report that conventional batteries alone cannot provide adequate storage and grid flexibility.
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South Africa risks being an outlier by constructing new coal-fired plants

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.
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Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa launched

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.
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Offshore wind market is growing exponentially, expects even more

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.
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Is artificial intelligence the answer to accelerating the energy transition?

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.