energy transition

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04 08 2022 | 17:38

Launch of the Global Crisis Response Group Brief #3 - Energy Crisis

Calling record profits from oil and gas amid global energy crisis “immoral”, UN Secretary-General urges support to most vulnerable, and transition to renewables   

02 08 2022 | 11:32

Hydrogen ‘twice as powerful a greenhouse gas as previously thought’: UK government study

A study released on Friday by the UK government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has found that hydrogen is twice as powerful a greenhouse gas as previously thought.…

02 08 2022 | 11:14

Fossil fuel projects will not secure any part of $8.5bn just transition funding

Climate envoys from those developed countries that have entered into a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) with South Africa have confirmed that their governments will not fund fossil-fuel …

02 08 2022 | 11:00

AEMO says firmed wind and solar cheapest reliable energy option by “country mile”

The Australian Energy Market Operator has again underlined its view that Australia’s energy future lies in “firmed renewables ” – wind and solar backed up by storage and new transmission – which it…

28 07 2022 | 20:28

‘We’re Not Europe’s Gas Station’, African Climate Advocate Tells EU

A leading advocate for Africa’s renewable energy transition is condemning Germany and Italy for pushing to “saddle” African countries with new fossil fuel infrastructure that will drag down their…

28 07 2022 | 20:19

How energy insecurity has scuttled climate change efforts ahead of COP27 meeting

Since the Glasgow COP26 climate meeting in 2021, varying factors have created adverse energy and economic scenarios that have made nations to shift focus from climate change programmes. They include…

28 07 2022 | 19:38

Sexism, the Canberra bubble and climate: the battlegrounds for Zoe Daniel

The newly elected independent MP for Goldstein, Zoe Daniel, will arrive in Canberra for her first sitting week armed with two pieces of advice she received during her epic six-month campaign to turn…

28 07 2022 | 19:03

As temperatures soar, ministers try put the world back on the 1.5°C track

Ministers and officers from practically 40 nations, representing key teams in the UN local weather negotiations, are in Berlin for the Petersberg Climate Dialogue. The two-day casual ministerial meet…

19 07 2022 | 08:40

Shell’s massive carbon capture facility in Canada emits far more than it captures, study says

One of the only facilities in the world that uses carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) to reduce the emissions of hydrogen production has been found to emit far more greenhouse gas emissions…

19 07 2022 | 08:36

How the gas industry aims to rebrand as ‘clean’ energy to appeal to Black and Latino voters

American energy corporation the Williams Companies was facing yet another setback in its attempts to build a natural gas pipeline in New York. After a years-long battle, state regulators and…

12 07 2022 | 07:32

BENIN: GreenYellow and Egnon win construction of 4 solar parks in PPP

The government of Benin has signed a concession agreement with a consortium formed by French independent power producer (IPP) GreenYellow and Egnon Consulting, a Cotonou-based company. The public-…

05 07 2022 | 08:36

Zimbabwe to capitalise on global energy transition to supply lithium

Zimbabwe is looking to capitalise on the global energy transition to supply lithium to world markets, as global demand for the mineral which is used for electric vehicle batteries is exponentially…

05 07 2022 | 08:16

Tiny Mass. Startup Cooks Up Big, Green Hydrogen Plan

The green hydrogen trickle is turning into a flood, and the latest development on that score is a $198 million round of funding for a patented, industrial scale electrolysis system from the…

26 06 2022 | 07:27

Subverting Climate Science in the Classroom

In a drab hearing room in Austin, Tex., members of the State Board of Education, seated at small desks arranged in a broad, socially distanced circle, debated whether eighth grade science students…

23 06 2022 | 18:36

SOUTH AFRICA: NERSA approves 80 MWp solar project at Grootegeluk mine

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Cennergi has received approval from South Africa's National Energy Regulator (NERSA) for its Lephalale solar photovoltaic power plant, which was announced in 2021 to…

14 06 2022 | 09:15

What Can Be Done To Achieve Climate Justice For Africa

Of all continents, Africa is least responsible for climate change. It has contributed only a minute part of the greenhouse gas emissions that are responsible for the climate emergency the world faces…

14 06 2022 | 09:15

IFC to finance large hydropower project in Mozambique

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will finance a 1,500MW hydropower project and associated transmission facilities in Mozambique. The IFC will partner with the Mozambican Ministry of…

14 06 2022 | 09:12

The missing piece in the clean energy puzzle

Critical to any strategy around climate change is the question of justice. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) reports on climate change mitigation and its impacts…

14 06 2022 | 08:50

ENCLUDE ACADEMY FOR ENERGY CITIZEN LEADERSHIP

The ENCLUDE Academy for Energy Citizen Leadership is an online program for leadership development and civic engagement for decarbonization. Participants will hone their individual leadership and…

07 06 2022 | 22:18

Op-ed: Putting coal into an African perspective

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa’s nuclear output. At present, Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity…