Electricity Generated from Sun and Wind Rises by 70 Per Cent

Electricity Generated from Sun and Wind Rises by 70 Per Cent

Share of electricity generated from sun and wind by the world’s 20 major economies has risen by more than 70% over last five years. This data highlights the growth of newer forms of green energy. Vergnet recognises the focus being employed by governments around the...
Increased Investment Will Limit Global Temperature Rise

Increased Investment Will Limit Global Temperature Rise

IRENA report: current renewable investment needs to double by 2020 and triple by 2030 to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees. Renewables 2016 Global Status Report revealed $13 billion increase in investment in 2014-2015. IRENA reported that the huge...
Renewables are Now Second Largest Source of Global Electricity

Renewables are Now Second Largest Source of Global Electricity

International Energy Agency’s recently published data reveals renewable energy sources as the second largest source of global electricity production. Coal has remained number one; natural gas has fallen to third. World production of renewable energy grew 2.6 percent...
Small Islands Reaping the Benefits of Renewables

Small Islands Reaping the Benefits of Renewables

With rapidly growing expertise and an abundance of wind and sunshine, small island states have a head start when it comes to alternative energy. Their specific geographical and economic characteristics also mean that they have a lot to gain from a complete transition...