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China aims to stop renewable energy being wasted by 2020

China aims to prevent power generated by its renewable energy sector being wasted by 2020, the country’s National Energy Administration

Unlocking energy savings from buildings

The past decade has seen major changes across the energy sector, from the emergence of solar PV or shale oil

Most expensive year on record for US natural disasters

The US experienced a record year of losses from fires, hurricanes and other weather related disasters in 2017, according to

Newcastle: world’s biggest coal export port announces shift away from coal

Newcastle, the world’s largest coal export port, must “urgently” diversify its traffic, the port’s incoming chairman has said, warning that

Ten facts about solar energy that might surprise you

After decades of development and political debate about solar energy, the industry is finally ready to stand on its own.

Devastating climate change could lead to 1m migrants a year entering EU by 2100

Climate change will drive a huge increase in the number of migrants seeking asylum in Europe if current trends continue,

Companies are realizing that renewable energy is good for business

The conservative city of Georgetown, Texas, runs on renewable energy. After all, wind and solar power are more predictable and

World’s biggest sovereign wealth fund proposes ditching oil and gas holdings

The Norwegian central bank, which runs the country’s sovereign wealth fund – the world’s biggest – has told its government

Solar power crushes its own record for cheapest electricity ‘ever, anywhere, by any technology’

Prices for new solar power projects are falling so fast that the cheapest prices from 2016 have become the ceiling

Trump’s DOE invests $62 million in concentrated solar power

The DOE recently issued a press release stating they’ll invest up to $82 million in research: $62 million for CSP

Fossil fuels win billions in public money after Paris climate deal

Billions of dollars of public money was sunk in new fossil fuel projects by the world’s major development banks in

More than half of America’s nuclear reactors are losing money

More than half of America’s nuclear reactors are bleeding cash, racking up losses totaling about $2.9 billion a year, based

World’s biggest coal company closes 37 mines as solar power’s influence grows

The largest coal mining company in the world has announced it will close 37 mines because they are no longer

Talk is cheap: how G20 governments are financing climate disaster

The best available science shows an urgent need to keep global temperature increases below 1.5°C to avoid severe disruptions to

Renewables will kill coal faster than you think

Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push

Three Mile Island nuke plant closure strengthens call for renewable energy future

The announcement that the Three Mile Island Unit One nuclear plant will close unless it gets massive subsidies has vastly

Hinkley Point C is £1.5bn over budget and a year behind schedule

The UK’s first nuclear power station for more than two decades is at least £1.5bn over budget and could be

38 million pieces of plastic waste found on uninhabited South Pacific island

ne of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted. Henderson Island,

India cancels plans for huge coal power stations as solar energy prices hit record low

India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations – about the same as the total

Philippine islands can save $200 million with renewables

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis published a report outlining how small islands in the Philippines can effectively