IEA forecasts 2.6% rise in global coal demand in 2021

Global coal consumption is estimated to have fallen by 7%, or more than 500 million tonnes, between 2018 and 2020, according to IEA’s report

China would ‘need $5 trillion of investments’ to be carbon-neutral by 2060

The country’s solar, wind and storage capacities will have to increase 11 times by 2050 compared to 2020 levels, according to a new report

General Electric announces plans to stop building new coal plants

The US conglomerate said the exit from the new build coal power market may involve divestitures, site closings and job cuts

Renewables ‘beat even cheapest coal competitors on cost’

The average cost of building new solar photovoltaic power is more than a fifth cheaper than the cheapest fossil-fuel competitor, according to a new report

Eni launches wind energy production in Kazakhstan

The 198GWh Badamsha wind farm is expected to save 172,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year

Wärtsilä to operate El Salvador’s ‘largest power plant’

The power plant will provide approximately one-third of the country’s electricity supply with clean power

America supercharges its share of the global power generation market

Large numbers of professionals working in power generation in the UK and Europe are being enticed across the pond.

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

EU approves RWE’s buyout of E.ON’s power generation assets

The acquisition is part of a complex asset swap deal between the two companies

Bas Lansdorp’s ‘crazy idea’ to produce solar panel parts on Mars

  The head of Mars One is aiming high with the hope of eventually producing parts of solar panels on the second smallest planet. Bas Lansdorp is the man behind the project that aims to establish a permanent habitable settlement on Mars, with the first mission set for 2032. He told ELN while the long […]