Solar energy could meet up to 13% of global power needs by 2030

The share of global electricity generated by solar photovoltaics (PV) could increase from 2 per cent today to as much as 13 per cent by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Released on

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Solar Impulse completes Atlantic crossing with landing in Seville

The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has touched down in Spain, completing the 70-hour Atlantic leg of its historic bid to circle the globe. The landing in Seville marked the end of the 15th stage of Solar Impulse’s journey. Mission managers will

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China has become a green energy superpower. These 5 charts show how

Investment in green energy is on the rise, and a world powered entirely by renewables is no longer a distant dream, with a handful of countries hitting 100% renewable electricity production. But while Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for

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The future of renewables: moving towards a cleaner energy mix

What comes to mind when we think about renewables? Wind turbines spinning in a field, solar panels on a rooftop. But there’s much more to a cleaner energy future than these images in our mind. Creating a renewables-based energy future

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