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April 8, 2022
Governments must ensure that their energy security policies are compatible with net-zero scenarios mapped out by the International Energy Agency (IEA) or the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), according to the UN’s Environment Programme (UNEP).
June 15, 2020
Global body joins campaign for green COVID-19 rebound, amid warnings that solar, wind pipeline for 2020-2030 falls short of what was already achieved in 2010-2019.
December 19, 2019
Cecilia Keating concludes PV Tech’s end-of-year review, with a look back at Q4 2019's highlights, where bifacial modules narrowly missed being added to President Trump's broader suite of solar tariffs, free-market solar swept Europe, the world's climate priorities were put under the microscope at COP25, and sub-Saharan Africa wrestled with major energy crises.
November 27, 2019
UNEP flags clean energy policy shortcomings in India, Mexico and other top markets as it warns world is headed towards 3.2°C temperature rise under status quo.
September 9, 2019
New review finds renewables capacity investment in 2018 outstripped funding to new fossil fuels three-fold, with solar dominating roll-out charts.
April 7, 2017
Despite a significant drop in global renewable energy investment last year, a corresponding rise in renewables deployment spelled encouraging news for the sector, according to a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report entitled ‘More Bang for the Buck’.
June 30, 2016
The second Solar and Off-Grid Renewables West Africa event in Ghana in April heard mixed views on the progress of solar in the region. But with the first projects reaching completion and others moving forward, brighter times seem to be around the corner. Tom Kenning reports
April 20, 2016
Ghana could be a frontrunner for clean energy integration and energy exports across the West African power pool, according to a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.
April 1, 2016
Climate finance for global renewable energy development will be a key part of the agenda at the upcoming United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi in May.
March 24, 2016
Global investment in renewable energy reached a new record of US$285.9 billion in 2015 more than double the US$130 billion of investments in new coal and gas generation, according to new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) figures.

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