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Sustainable energy for all gets boost with $1 billion Rockefeller Foundation commitment

The Rockefeller Foundation aims to catalyse a ‘green recovery’ with support for sustainable energy in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Vietnam wind energy

Denmark to help Vietnam develop potential 160GW offshore wind sector

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority have partnered on a development plan for south-east Asian country’s estimated 160GW offshore wind energy potential.
UK shutdown

UK government shuts down call for 2021 end to fossil fuel investment

The UK government has shut down a call from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), to end support for overseas fossil fuel energy projects, despite investment increasing almost a dozen times over in just two years.
energy-vulnerable nations

UN and IRENA to boost renewables in energy-vulnerable nations

IRENA and the UN have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation aimed at advancing renewable energy in energy-vulnerable nations worldwide
clean energy capacity

Developing nations assume mantle of global clean energy leadership

Surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs and innovative policy-making have allowed developing nations to lead in global clean energy.