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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.
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Citi unveils $1.5bn green bond to combat climate change

Citi has unveiled its first US dollar denominated green bond to finance environmental-friendly projects.
Covid-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

COVID-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

The Covid-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.
Hydrogen’s role in the energy transition : Q&A with Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General, Hydrogen Europe

Hydrogen’s role in the energy transition

“Climate action plans on a global, national and regional level have led to an unprecedented moment for hydrogen as multi-talent in the energy transition.”
Report finds industry’s high-emitters lack climate pace and ambition

Industry’s high-emitters ‘lack climate pace and ambition’

A new report examined the ‘carbon performance’ of 238 energy, industrial and transport companies and found only 43 have emissions trajectories in line with the Paris Agreement of limiting climate change to 2°C.

Global offshore wind capacity hit record high in 2019

According to data from the Global Wind Energy Council, 6.1 GW of offshore wind capacity was added to the mix in 2019.
IEA chief warns coronavirus must not stall climate efforts

IEA chief warns coronavirus must not stall climate efforts

The Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, Dr Fatih Birol, has urged governments to not lose sight of climate change challenges as they tackle the impact of the coronavirus.
Europe’s love affair with hydrogen: Q&A with Maria João Duarte, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems’ representative to the EU Institutions

Europe’s love affair with hydrogen

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems’ representative to the EU Institutions, Maria João Duarte, explains why hydrogen is gaining in prominence across Europe.

The new ecosystem: Where will winners come from in energy future?

By Tim Lieuwen, Executive Director of the Strategic Energy Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology ....................................................................... The...

More power generation needed to keep the lights on amidst climate...

A new analysis from university-based and national laboratory researchers applied a new modeling approach for long-term electricity generation infrastructure planning that considers...

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