The World Bank last week unveiled its strategy for the next decade to support green and sustainable development.
Despite worldwide economic woes, global investment in renewable power and fuels rose 17% last year to reach a record level of $257 billion, according to a new report.
A new generation of electric buses are taking to the road in the Netherlands and Canada.
The world’s cities have significant opportunities for green growth but need funding to make the most of them, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Clean energy investment during the first quarter of the year has dropped to its lowest level since 2009, say consultants Ernst & Young.
Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use rose to a record high of 31.6 Gt in 2011, according to preliminary estimates from the International Energy Agency.
Four organisations have announced plans for a 5 MW distributed smart solar energy project in the Middle Eastern kingdom of Bahrain.
US renewables developer SolarReserve was another winner in South Africa’s latest tender to build 1 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2016.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has won a major part of South Africa’s latest tender round for over 1 GW of new renewable capacity.
The Kingdom of Saudia Arabia has unveiled plans for a major solar energy strategy that will ultimately save up to 520,000 barrels of oil a day by 2032.