Global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019, defying expectations

Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, according to the latest IEA data. After two years of growth,...

US DoE pledges up to $64m in clean coal R&D funding

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $64m in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding...

Australian coal generation displaced by increasing solar output

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released its Quarterly Energy Dynamics (QED) – Q4 2019 report, which tracks the market impacts of extreme...
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Renewables versus conventional fuels in Asia’s growth markets

In a new report, Wood Mackenzie highlights trends that will shape Asia Pacific’s power and renewables markets this decade. Asia Pacific’s wind and solar installed...

POWERGEN Africa & African Utility Week win at AAXO ROAR Awards

POWERGEN Africa & African Utility Week, the leading energy event on the continent for the last 20 years, has once again clinched the AAXO...

Germany sends strong climate message with 2038 coal phase-out plan

Germany’s government has committed to pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plants as part of...

China: Renewables will be cheaper than coal by 2026, says study

As China moves towards a subsidy-free era for wind and solar projects beginning in 2021, the economics of renewable power has come into the spotlight. According...

India’s energy choices ‘will be critical for the planet’ says IEA...

India is becoming an increasingly influential driver of trends in the global power sector – and with its energy demand set to double by...

Renewables replace fossil fuels as Europe’s main power source

That’s the key findings of a new report from energy market data analytics firm EnAppSys. While hydropower remained the largest provider of renewable power, the...

Carbon tax waiver could pose risks to India’s renewables growth

The waiver is an attempt to help finance pollution curbing equipment and alleviate significant debt levels in the power industry. As per the proposal,...

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