According to the report, Sri Lanka’s installed electricity generation capacity needs will increase from 3,700MW to 34,000MW by 2050.
The lower carbon emissions were worth billions of dollars as a result of the avoidance of the range of problems caused by fossil fuels.
The Royal Schiphol Group has announced that all of its business units are set to run on sustainable power from the beginning of 2018.
The Orlando City Commission unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday establishing a goal to move Orlando to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.
Con Edison will begin providing renewable energy to low-income customers in 2018 following today’s approval of a plan to place solar panels on company roofs and grounds in New York.
As of the end of 2016, China had installed 23 GW of new wind capacity, bringing its cumulative total up to 168.7 GW.
Microsoft will buy only carbon-free energy; purchase renewables at a level greatly in excess of the Renewable Portfolio Standards
The “Climate Action for a Resilient New Orleans” plan pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030.
Multinational tech company Apple recently announced plans to spend $921 million on a second renewables-powered data centre in Southern Denmark.
Around 956.8 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity is now under development at 28 locations across Pakistan, with 556.5 MW set for completion by the end of 2018.
For seven continuous days, over 5 million citizens living in the Qinghai Province in northwest China survived on 100 percent renewable energy, according to the State-run Xinhua News Agency.
Paraguay is preparing to issue its first legislation to support the development of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind power, by the end of 2017.
France plans to terminate the granting oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, as the country aims to increase the share of renewables in the nation’s energy mix.
Weeks after Mayor Jim Kenney denounced the White House’s move to reject the Paris climate accord, Philadelphia announced today that it has committed to transitioning to 100 percent clean energy.
Prime Minister Lin Chuan’s administration hopes to attract $59 billion of private capital in order to boost the share of renewable energy in Taiwan’s power mix to 20 per cent by 2025.
President Moon also plans to close at least 10 ageing coal-fired power plants before his term ends in 2022, as well as boosting renewables’ share of the country’s energy mix from 6.6 per cent today to 20 per cent by 2030.
Combined wind and solar energy accounted for more than 10 per cent of U.S. power generation in March; the highest ever share of renewable energy in the nation’s power mix.
Goldwind Americas announced plans for a free training program for wind farm technicians, aiming the program at coal miners having trouble finding work.
The city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania plans to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, including wind and solar, by 2035
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the investment of $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects as part of the state’s pursuit of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030.
California will source 100 per cent of its power from renewable energy, including solar and wind power by 2045.
“For the first time, solar is cheaper than coal in India and the implications this has for transforming global energy markets are profound.”
Despite political volatility, the low cost of fossil fuels and infrastructure challenges, 9.8 million people worked in the clean energy sector worldwide as of 2016.
The total output from the investments by the LEGO Group in renewables now exceeds the energy consumed at all LEGO factories, stores, and offices globally.
Overall, renewables accounted for 42 percent of the California grid’s power on Saturday, not counting the large hydropower plants.