Global wind industry sets offshore record

2019 saw a 35.5% increase in global wind energy capacity as compared to 2018 – according to GWEC’s latest annual report

China’s air treatment market ‘to reach $6bn revenue due to coronavirus’

Improving outdoor air quality in China is said to be reducing demand for air treatment systems across the country

China’s petrol exports witness 32% surge amid covid-19 pandemic

China National Petroleum Corp’s research institute has predicted a 35.7% downfall i for the first financial quarter

Chinese EV maker BYD builds ‘world’s biggest coronavirus face mask factory’

The company’s factory can also produce five million face masks and 300,000 bottles of hand sanitiser gels per day

Coronavirus face masks ‘could have a devastating effect on the environment’

Environmental group OceansAsia spoke to ELN about the masses of surgical masks they found on a beach near Hong Kong

Coronavirus triggers domino effect on clean economy

The coronavirus outbreak will cause a significant global crisis on EVs, solar and battery demand

Global coal demand and carbon emissions ‘at lowest point in decades’

As coal generation dropped in 2019, wind and solar generation rose by 15%, generating 8% of the world’s electricity

Coronavirus ‘to cut 2020 oil and gas investments by $30bn’

Oil prices have slid by almost 25% this year on the back of lower demand and slower expected economic growth, according to Rystad Energy

Coronavirus cuts China’s CO2 emissions by 100 million metric tonnes

A new report claims electricity demand and industrial output remain ‘far below their usual levels’ after the epidemic outbreak

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Shell agrees supply deal from ‘Europe’s largest’ battery project

The 100MW Minety project, backed by China Huaneng Group and Chinese sovereign wealth fund CNIC, is expected to be completed by the end of 2020