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The Chinese government has announced ambitious plans to build up to 450 GW of solar and wind capacity in the Gobi Desert and other desert locations as it explores ways to meet its 2060 net-zero target.
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose by 6% in 2021 to a record high of 36.3bn tonnes, as coal dominated the world economy’s rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
China’s Huawei Digital Power has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with African PV developer Meinergy to provide a smart PV & energy storage system (ESS) solution for a 1-GW utility-scale PV plant and 500 MWh ESS project in Ghana.
Russia’s hopes of switching oil and gas exports from Europe to China could be dashed by Beijing’s net-zero commitments
Beijing’s commitment to reach net zero by 2060 could reduce the potential for Moscow to redirect its gas and oil exports away from Europe towards China
Singapore’s Marco Polo Marine and F-drones have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop “the world’s first large-scale, electric aerial delivery drones for offshore wind farms,” as the two companies describe them.
The IPCC has warned in its latest climate report that the effects of global warming are already widespread, and that some are now irreversible.
UK-listed Tigers Realm Coal, which is developing the Amaam coal mine in Russia’s Far East, has acknowledged the impact of sanctions is likely to delay the completion of its coal preparation plant.