Photo credit: Reuters / Amit Dave. By Anders Lorenzen Tenders for 250 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy by 2028 are set to be unveiled by the Indian government, according to a government memo. The fast-growing Asian economic powerhouse is predicted to overtake China as the world’s most populous country in the coming years. India is looking to cut its emissions […]
New fund to boost solar development in Africa
Africa A solar farm in Western Cape, South Africa. Photo credit: Reuters / Esa Alexander. By Anders Lorenzen Countries in the African continent could be about to receive a solar investment boost which will contribute to unlocking the huge solar potential of the continent. A new investment fund worth €87.5 million will finance solar power production across the continent with […]
Investment in renewables reached record highs in 2022
Photo credit: IRENA. By Anders Lorenzen The world invested a record-high amount in renewables in 2022, a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has found. It revealed that the global investments in renewable energy as well as energy efficiency reached $ 1.3 trillion in 2022 – this is up a whopping 19% compared to 2021 levels. The report […]
Solar Installations Around the World: Where Will Solar Go Next?
Electricity generated by the sun is more sustainable than fossil-fuel-generated power, such as that produced with coal or natural gas. Solar power is renewable and generates no emissions after the photovoltaic cells, panels, and related hardware have been manufactured and installed. As the number of solar energy installations around the world rises, solar is becoming more of a norm than […]