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Engineers highlight COVID-19 utility challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic shows how “more than ever, the reliable, resilient and cost-effective delivery of electrical energy is critical for our society”.
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COVID-19 fails to derail the energy transition says study

Despite economic challenges caused by COVID-19, the energy transition remains on track, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte.
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Covid-19 hurts but won’t halt growth in renewable power capacity

After a dip this year, new renewable power capacity additions are expected to rebound in 2021, but policy certainty is critical to ensure investor confidence.
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World’s largest CSP plant on track despite COVID-19

The 700 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant NoorEnergy 1 being built in Dubai is progressing despite COVID-19, the owner’s engineer Worley said this week.
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A weak economy and COVID-19 affects Brazilian solar PV sector

Increasing import costs, fall in energy usage and indefinitely postponed auctions are likely to impact the momentum of the Brazillian solar PV sector.

COVID-19 will thwart the energy transition without urgent stakeholder action

The coronavirus risks cancelling out recent progress in transitioning to clean energy, with unprecedented falls in demand, price volatility and pressure to quickly mitigate socioeconomic costs.

COVID-19, Climate change and Africa’s energy future

"COVID19 has demonstrated what could happen when nations unite around a common cause," says Dr Anthony Nyong, Director: Climate Change and Green Growth, African Development Bank.
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98 Sparks: How to bounce back after COVID-19 chaos

Gijs de Bruijn, co-founder of start-up portfolio investment company 98 sparks, spoke to Enlit Europe director Paddy Young and Initiate Global Director Sietske Jacobs.
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GEODE highlights the energy sector’s response to COVID-19

Enlit-Europe talks to Carmen Gimeno de la Fuente, secretary-general at GEODE, the association of European gas and electricity independent distribution companies, about the energy...

Renewables market to hit $226 billion by 2021, despite COVID-19

A new report exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the global market for renewable energy has been released.

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