Coronavirus

Renewables lead power generation for 6th straight quarter

Across Europe, renewable power was the largest source of electricity generation for the sixth quarter in a row, as the easing of lockdown restrictions sparked an upturn in demand.
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Will COVID-19 and Brexit derail UK’s net zero journey?

What role will decarbonisation and sustainable development play in helping the UK amid COVID-19 and Brexit? Daniel Atzori explains.
interconnectors

Storm warning

More interconnectors, intermittent renewables, rising prices, COVID-19 and Brexit all mean this could be a turbulent energy winter ahead warns Jean-Paul Harreman.
Next move is to decarbonise, electrify and engage argues Krstian Ruby from Eurelectric.

Next move? Decarbonise, electrify, engage!

Despite CODID-19, the electricity industry is accelerating to decarbonise to become the solution for powering Europe’s net-zero emissions economy, says Kristian Ruby of Eurelectric.
Energy efficiency is the missing piece of the decarbonisation puzzle, argues Hans Korteweg from COGEN Europe.

Energy efficiency: The missing piece in the decarbonisation puzzle

Europe is on the brink of missing a huge opportunity to put its industry and economy back on their feet by not fully considering energy efficiency investments, argues Hans Korteweg.
energy emissions

COVID-19 saves 2.5 years of emissions, accelerates energy transition

The stark drop in energy demand due to COVID-19 will remove some 2.5 years’ worth of energy sector emissions between now and 2050 - BNEF.
pandemic green transition

What if the pandemic accelerated the green transition?

“I think what we’re seeing now is a real commitment to use the energy transition as a means to come out of the pandemic in a more positive way.”
World Bank Haiti

World Bank tops up funding for Haiti: Renewable Energy for ALL...

The World Bank has increased funding for the Haiti: Renewable Energy for All Project by approving an additional $6.9m towards the initiative.
air quality emissions

How cities can address air quality and equity in COVID-19 packages

Recommendations of how cities can build back better from multiple challenges experienced in 2020 whilst addressing air quality and equity.
scenario

Ed’s note: The storyline of our future

This morning, the International Energy Agency launched its World Energy Outlook 2020 report and it seemed like a good opportunity to share...

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