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‘Renewables immune to Covid’ says IEA chief Birol

‘Renewables immune to Covid’ says IEA chief Birol

“Renewables appear to be immune to Covid-19,” said Fatih Birol of the IEA as he revealed that clean energy had defied the pandemic downturn.
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Windpower market set for record growth despite COVID-19

Up to 71.3GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19, which is only a 6% reduction from pre-COVID forecasts
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Six core principles to help Sub-Saharan Africa recover from climate change...

A new report highlights six key measures governments in Sub-Saharan Africa can address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change.

Vogtle nuclear expansion project on track despite COVID-19

COVID-19 is impacting the cost and workforce schedule for the Vogtle Units 3 and 4 expansion, but Georgia Power reported that it’s still planning to put the nuclear energy project into service by November 2021.

Achieving 5IR by using business for good

“COVID has shown the world that you cannot just take the planet for free but that you have to take care of it as well.”
sustainable energy

Stakeholders’ interest in sustainable energy solutions positive despite COVID-19

Energy players are positive about the adoption of sustainable energy technologies in the next 12 months despite the impact of COVID-19.
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How GE completed Romania nuclear plant outage despite COVID-19

GE Steam Power has completed a major steam turbine and generator outage at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN: Digital finance can be aligned with SDG goals

The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of digital finance in providing relief for millions around the world.
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EIT InnoEnergy saves start-ups with €7.3m COVID-19 response initiative

EIT InnoEnergy has mobilized €7.3 million in additional funding from the European Institute of Innovation & Technology to support energy innovators through COVID-19.
gas

Climate laws and declining prices to expand global gas industry post-pandemic

The global gas use is set to fall by around 4% in 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic reduces energy consumption across the global economies.

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