Articles tagged with "#Renewables"

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Indian state firms stick to fossil fuels despite green push

Investment in fossil fuels by India’s 14 largest state-owned energy firms was 11 times higher last year than investment in clean energy, a new study shows.

Lower valuations for green firms spark transition growth

Lower valuations for green companies are creating opportunities for oil and gas companies to fulfil transition objectives through acquisition. Purchases are on the rise.

Ukraine war boosts Danish ‘energy islands’ plan

Denmark’s plans to export renewables to North West Europe via energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas are beginning to look increasingly promising following growing political support to tackle energy security and volatile prices due to the Ukraine war.

Renewables grow fast despite supply bottlenecks

Europe has unveiled new plans to speed up renewables, while the U.S. sees headwinds.

UN Sec-Gen calls for renewables investments to triple

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has proposed what he calls “five critical actions” to jump-start the energy transition, including phasing out subsidies for fossil fuels and tripling private and public investments in renewables to at least US$ 4 trillion dollars a year.

For Poland, offshore wind key to energy transition

Poland is betting on offshore wind to reduce its dependence on coal and strengthen energy security. The regulatory framework adopted last year has boosted investor confidence and the first fixed-bottom installations in the Baltic Sea are expected to be up and running by the middle of the decade.

UAE eyes multifaceted energy transition

The UAE, which was the first Middle Eastern country to announce a net zero emissions target by 2050 and will host the 2023 UN-led climate conference, sees itself at the forefront of the regional energy transition.

Japan’s net zero plans need rethink, say critics

Japan is considering its nuclear future to help reach its 2050 net zero goals, but opponents still point to safety concerns. Renewable projects, despite a lack of available land mass, remain a viable long-term alternative.

Japan struggles to focus on energy transition

Japan’s transition plans have been accelerated, including in response to the Ukraine war, but the immediate focus remains on securing dispatchable supply and keeping the lights on.

Ecuador crawls into renewables and gas

Compared with other South American countries such as Brazil and Chile, Ecuador has lagged in adopting renewable energy.