Ngong Hills Wind Farm in Nairobi, Kenya, sited close to where there is significant demand for electricity (Nairobi) and near existing infrastructure, is a good example of multiple land uses for recreation (a popular hiking area for locals), energy generation, and livestock grazing. The location and potential of [...]
Today REN21 published the most comprehensiveannual overview of the state of renewable energy. The Renewables 2016 Global Status Report reveals that renewables are now firmly established as competitive, mainstream sources of energy in many countries around the world. 2015 was a record year for renewable energy installations. Renewable power generating [...]
Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July.
The World Bank has finalised the $250m funding to South Africa’s Eskom Renewables Energy Support Project to get both the Upington concentrating solar power (CSP) and Sere wind power plants off the ground.
It is possible and affordable for the world to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, if there is the political will to strive for this goal.