In addition to emerging solar projects, Afghanistan’s national utility company Da Afghanistan a $43 million wind power project will soon be launched in Herat province.
Germany is headed for second consecutive year of substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, as a sharp drop in coal consumption is driving a decline of the country’s overall energy use in 2019.
India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations – about the same as the total amount in the UK – with the price for solar electricity “free falling” to levels once considered impossible.
SmartThings Energy Control’ helps people with smart meters monitor their energy use in (almost) real-time from the convenience of their smartphone or tablet.
These LED streetlights have helped the country to reduce its greenhouse gas emission by 4.63 million tonnes annually.
IKEA will generate more renewable energy before the end of 2019 than the energy its stores use. Ultimately, it plans to be climate-positive by 2030.
The catalytic reactor developed by Rice University uses carbon dioxide as its feedstock and produces formic acid that will help to promote carbon dioxide conversion technologies.
Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, the UN says.
The Arab Industrialization Organization, owned by the Egyptian government, will develop renewable energies and reduce energy shortages in Uganda, Congo, Tanzania, Eritrea, Somalia and South Sudan.
The telephone and internet service provider has signed up to The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, joining a group of leading businesses committed to increasing the consumption of renewable energy worldwide.