Green Energy

December 14, 2017

Supported by Abu Dhabi Distribution Co. (ADDC), RetrofitTech Abu Dhabi was launched today

Abu Dhabi (December 11, 2017) – Supported by Abu Dhabi Distribution Co. (ADDC), Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority and Al Ain Distribution Company, RetrofitTech Abu Dhabi summit was […]
December 9, 2017

Supported by Dubai Municipality and Etihad ESCO, Dubai Green Hotel Innovation was launched yesterday

Dubai (December 6, 2017), Supported by Dubai Municipality and Etihad ESCO, the 2nd annual Dubai Green Hotel Innovation has been launched successfully yesterday at Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf. […]
November 11, 2017

Make your Home an Energy Efficient one

October 17, 2017

Iceland switches on first true “negative emissions” plant that sucks in CO2 and turns it into stone

In a world first, a plant has managed to truly reduce our CO2 emissions by sucking it out of the air and injecting it into the […]
September 29, 2017

Will Some Countries be 100% Renewable By 2030?

This is part of a series on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Size now matters: in a single human lifetime we have become […]
September 19, 2017

Waste to Energy: An Opportunity Too Good to Waste, or a Waste of Time?

Inexpensive natural gas, increased renewable energy utilization, and ever-tightening environmental regulations have limited the use of waste feedstocks for power generation. But while often dismissed out […]
July 22, 2017

Middle East & Africa to increase wind capacity 40 GW by 2026

An estimated 40 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity is expected to be added in the Middle East and Africa by 2026, according to new […]
June 20, 2017

Another Record-Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

7 June 2017 – Today, REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report, the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. Additions in installed renewable […]
May 20, 2017

New Atlas shows energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet Africa’s energy needs

Africa is richly endowed with energy resources, both renewable and non-renewable. The poorest African households spend 20 times more per unit of energy than wealthy households […]
May 14, 2017

Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency

Low-carbon technologies aid clean air, save water and cut land use 25 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and 17 million tonnes of particulates a year […]
May 14, 2017

New UN study makes ‘strong’ economic case for Africa’s investment in green energy

Charting data from 54 African countries, a new UN atlas reveals the continent’s energy potential; revealing that investment in renewable energy would strengthen its economic advancement. […]
April 21, 2017

More Bang for the Buck: Record New Renewable Power Capacity Added at Lower Cost

Global investment of $241.6 billion in 2016, 23% less than 2015, brought 138.5 gigawatts of new renewable power capacity (excluding large hydro), up 8 per cent from […]
March 23, 2017

Major renewable energy projects in Africa and Asia to kick off thanks to $50 million in private investment

Renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects in developing countries are set for a jump-start as joint UN-UK-Germany project mobilizes millions of dollars in seed capital Five new […]
March 20, 2017

Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, RetrofitTech UAE Summit was launched today

Dubai (March 20, 2017) – Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd annual RetrofitTech […]
March 3, 2017

After a year of use, Tesla Powerwall systems are performing well with 90% utility savings

Return on investment drops to under 10 years, some as low as 8 By William Gayde Solar power is typically seen as the most viable source of […]
February 9, 2017

Wind Outlook 2017: A Solid Year Despite Pockets of Global Unrest

With more than 1 million people employed in wind, the sector will grow in key markets around the globe. By Jennifer Runyon          […]
December 2, 2016

A JUST TRANSITION TO DEFEAT THE POPULIST POLITICIANS

I recently came across the story of Ed Woolsey, a fifth-generation farmer from Iowa. In recent years his crop has changed radically. “Before, I raised corn […]
December 1, 2016

UNLOCKING CLIMATE FINANCE TO BUILD RESILIENCE

Last year, the adoption of the Paris Agreement sent an unequivocal signal that the global economy will move along a low-carbon path. This year, attention has […]
December 1, 2016

WALMART’S SCIENCE BASED TARGETS: A GAME CHANGER

Walmart has become the 26th company to successfully set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets that are in line with what climate science says is necessary to […]
December 1, 2016

Every 50 cigarettes smoked cause one DNA mutation per lung cell

Each extra cigarette generates more molecular damage By Alice Klein     The numbers are in. We can now precisely count how many cancer-related DNA mutations […]