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IEA: “Put renewable energy at the heart of stimulation plans against corona”

Following the International Energy Agency (IEA), international governments must put clean energy at the center of the stimulus plans to combat the economic damage caused by the corona virus. “The impact of the coronavirus around the world and the resulting [...]

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IRENA publishes recommendations for worldwide growth in solar energy

IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) recently published a paper about the global future of solar energy. The document focuses primarily on the necessary growth of the PV industry to achieve the climate objectives. The main conclusions of the IRENA [...]

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Climate change: Significant drop in EU emissions in 2018 but further effort needed to reach 2030 target

The European Union (EU) cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2 % in 2018, according to preliminary estimates released today by the European Environment Agency. However, rising energy consumption continues to hamper progress on the share of energy [...]

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‘European sales of PV modules will increase by at least 50% in 2019’

EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, predicts in its latest research report that worldwide sales of PV modules will grow to a level of no less than 113.2 GWp by 2019. Europe plays an important part in this growth.  According to [...]

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Renewable energy accounts for one third of global power capacity

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with a worldwide increase of 171 gigawatts. Solar energy accounts for the most important part of the growth. The annual [...]

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China develops huge solar energy park in space to provide the earth with green energy

China is developing a giant solar energy park in space. That should eventually deliver green energy to the earth. According to specialists, the Chinese will have to overcome some major technical challenges. Solar energy from space is, according to the [...]

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New-look Solar Team extremely ambitious: “Best Belgian solar car ever”

In October 2018, the Belgian Solar Team won the Carrera Solar Atacama, a solar car race in Chile. In preparation for the World Solar Challenge, the World Cup in Australia in October, the team proposed a new main sponsor. Agoria [...]

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