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September 30, 2016

Cape Verde: The African country that plans to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020

The island nation's energy minister says its goals are perfectly achievable - and won't just help Cape Verdeans The island nation of Cape Verde has pledged to power the entire country with nothing but renewable energy by the...[more]

Category: Africa - 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]

Category: Africa - News, Asia - News, North America - News, Europe - News, South Pacific Ocean - News, South America - News

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]

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

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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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]

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

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]

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

September 28, 2013

Morocco eyes 10 bln euro investments in power sector

RABAT, Sep 25 – Morocco will invest 10 billion euros ($13.5 billion) over the next four years to boost power generation and meet rising demand, with renewables providing nearly half of the increase, newspapers reported...[more]

Category: Africa - News

September 28, 2013

Citi sees $5.7 trillion renewables opportunity – with no added grid costs

Analysts at Citi have produced a detailed report which suggests another 900 gigawatts of solar installations, and another 1,500GW of wind farms could be installed around the world with little added cost to electricity grids. This...[more]

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

September 26, 2013

100% Renewable Energy

100% renewable energy makes the cover story of Renewable Energy World magazine! Featuring Renewables 100 Policy Institute, Go 100 Percent Renewable Energy and many pioneering leaders who are making 100% renewable a...[more]

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

July 24, 2013

Vast costs of Arctic change

The global impacts of a warming Arctic could carry a price tag comparable to the size of the global economy in 2012, according to a Comment piece in this week's Nature. Unlike the loss of sea ice, the vulner-ability of polar...[more]

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

July 14, 2013

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013

Two years after the Fukushima disaster started unfolding on 11 March 2011, its impact on the global nuclear industry has become increasingly visible. Global electricity generation from nuclear plants dropped by a...[more]

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

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