net-zero emissions

hydropower capacity

Latest growth figures on global hydropower capacity, not clean-cut

The IHA's 2021 status report shows that installed global hydropower capacity rose by 1.6% to 1,330GW over the past year but is falling short.
Enlit Africa hydrogen and LPG sessions

Hydrogen and LPG as alternative resources as net zero deadlines approach

"Africa could become a net exporter of energy, particularly in terms of green hydrogen development".
investment

IEA: Developing nations present critical fault line on path to net...

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights that massive investments are required to drive the energy transition in emerging markets.
sustainability targets

Technology group aligns its sustainability targets to SDGs – Hitachi ABB...

Based around four pillars – planet, people, peace and partnerships – Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ sustainability targets include becoming carbon-neutral in its own operations by 2030.
private equity and venture capital

Energy investments set to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 10%

Global energy investments set to recover in 2021 but remain far from a net zero pathway as not enough investment is going into clean energy, especially in emerging markets and developing economies, new IEA report finds.
wind power training gender diversity

World must scale up training to meet global wind power demand

The global wind industry needs to train more than 480,000 more people to Global Wind Organisation standards over the next five years to meet global wind power market demand in line with health and safety standards.
climate change

A solar park a day keeps climate change away, but can...

Industry response has been mixed to the Net Zero 2050 Roadmap, which makes bold statements and is calling for immediate and drastic action to curb climate change.

Orange deploying solar solutions across Africa and Middle East

Innovative solar solutions are at the forefront of Orange’s initiative to avoid using generators that run on fossil fuels that emit CO2. This is in-line with their goal to reduce the company's carbon footprint to zero by 2040.
electric vehicle charging power levels

Global electric vehicle sales to rise on back of growth in...

While the global auto industry suffered a punishing 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the electric vehicle market bucked the trend with a growth of more than 40%.
large consumer groups

SAWEA proposes a case for a net zero carbon economy in...

The South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has proposed a case for the net zero carbon economy in South Africa ahead of the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26).

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