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.
"Africa could become a net exporter of energy, particularly in terms of green hydrogen development".
Finance and Policy
A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights that massive investments are required to drive the energy transition in emerging markets.
Business and markets
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.
Research and Development
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.
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.
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.
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.
Finance and Policy
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%.
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).