united nations

May 18, 2022
The UN secretary-general, António Guterres, has issued a stark warning concerning the “dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption” in an speech in which he set out “five critical actions to jumpstart the renewable energy transition”.
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).
October 29, 2021
China has today submitted its highly anticipated and long awaited nationally determined contribution (NDC) to the United Nations that has committed to a renewable capacity of 1.2TW by 2030
August 9, 2021
A landmark new climate report from the UN “must sound a death knell” for coal and fossil fuels, according to secretary-general António Guterres, who is calling for a rapid increase in solar capacity and renewable energy investment.
March 18, 2021
Italy has signed the framework International Solar Alliance (ISA) agreement with India as the coalition’s new director general took office this week.
July 2, 2020
Governments should focus on mini-grids as a means to enabling access to reliable electricity for hundreds of millions of people that don’t yet have it and mini-grids using solar and batteries have matured as a technology class, but financing such projects remains problematic, a new report has found.
December 16, 2019
Energy firm takes the floor at closing COP25 summit to announce plans for 1.7GW-plus ‘megaproject’ in Teruel, featuring PV (1.5GW), wind (139MW) and storage (160MW).
December 2, 2019
Top green energy players urge the EU to lead the way as planet torn by geopolitical rifts gathers in Madrid to hammer out pivotal rules on how to finance the fight against global warming.
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.
October 9, 2019
GCF backs US$537m scheme to lower credit barriers for solar (280MW) and wind (50MW) IPPs in African country, in year when Eskom’s woes have cast doubts over state-offtaker route.

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