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March 1, 2016

Sri Lanka Targets 100% Renewable Energy Share By 2030

Sri Lanka has given indications it intends to significantly increase the share of renewable energy in its electricity generation by the end of the next decade. Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies and Economic...[more]

Category: Asia - News

September 30, 2015

Going 100% renewable energy for a better future

Despite being major centres, it is not a given that decisions made in New York and Paris reverberate in villages in Bangladesh, in boardrooms in Bogota and in the city hall of Vancouver. But that’s exactly what needs to happen...[more]

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September 21, 2015

100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Greenpeace’s Energy [R]evolution scenario 2015 phases out coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy as fast as technically and economically possible, by expanding the renewable energy share to 42 per cent in 2030, 72 per cent in 2040 and...[more]

Category: North America - News, Australia - News, Europe - News, Africa - News, Asia - News

July 20, 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2015

The World Nuclear Industry Reports Half Of The World Gets More Power From Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power Back in the 1950s, scientists discovered that energy can be generated from splitting atoms. This reaction was known...[more]

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June 18, 2015

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report Launched

Renewable Energy’s Record Year Helps Uncouple Growth of Global Economy and CO2  Read the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report   Record installations for wind and solar PV in 2014;164 countries with...[more]

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June 4, 2015

Renewable energy for all: How an Indian village was electrified

Let's accept it. Climate change is a reality and current and future generations are up against the greatest challenge that humanity has ever faced. Yet some people believe that there is a trade-off between combating climate...[more]

Category: Asia - News

May 29, 2015

Saudi Arabia reveals plans to be powered entirely by renewable energy

World's biggest oil producer says it wants to make a 100% switch from fossil fuels to clean energy Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil producer, has plans to become 100% powered by renewable and low-carbon forms of energy,...[more]

Category: Asia - News

May 28, 2015

IRENA 5-Year 100% Clean Power Plan For Djibouti

A new International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report provides a 5-year plan for using Djibouti’s abundant renewable energy sources to solve the nation’s serious concerns regarding rising energy demand, limited energy...[more]

Category: Asia - News

January 20, 2015

100% Northeast Asian renewable system plotted

Finnish researchers have concluded that a 100% renewable energy system is feasible in China, Korea and Japan. They conclude that within 10 years solar and wind will be the cheapest sources of electricity in Northeast Asia. A...[more]

Category: Asia - News

November 3, 2014

Climatescope 2014 – Global study shows clean energy activity surges in developing world

China, Brazil and South Africa show wide diversity of clean energy investment opportunities London, Washington D.C., 28 October 2014 – Developing nations represent a large and rapidly growing share of the world’s clean energy...[more]

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September 12, 2014

Net Savings Of $71 Trillion By 2050 With Transition To Renewable Energy

The transition to a global renewable energy economy could save $71 trillion by the year 2050, according to an IEA report. Or, to say that another way, $44 trillion in investment by the year 2050 would translate to about...[more]

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September 10, 2014

Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) Agenda

We are honored to join the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) in announcing the release of the WECAN Women's Climate and Action Agenda. Drafted with initial input from more than 100 international women...[more]

Category: North America - News, Australia - News, Africa - News, Europe - News, Asia - News

July 2, 2014

UNESCO's RENISLA Calls for for Expanding 100% Renewable Campaign

Following up on its recent 2014 forum on the 100% renewable energy island of El Hierro off the coast of Spain, RENISLA, a project of UNESCO, has issued a call for action to expand the worldwide campaign for the transition to...[more]

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April 13, 2014

IPCC Working Group III Briefing Documents Show 100% Renewable Energy is Happening

Renewables 100 Policy Institute was pleased to contribute to our Partner Tck Tck Tck's briefing documents for NGO's attending and reporting on the recent IPCC Working Group III meeting in Berlin. This meeting resulted in...[more]

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October 15, 2013

Innovation in renewable-energy technologies is booming

New study shows that research investments and growing markets have fueled a huge rise in new patents.[more]

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