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Total global coal power capacity under development declined by 13% in 2021 to 457 GW, a record low, with the number of countries building coal plants falling from 41 in 2020 to 34 in 2021.
Solar home system supplier Sun King has raised $260mn in series D funding to deliver off-grid energy technologies to more people across Africa and Asia.
The US investigation into whether Southeast Asian solar panel manufacturers are circumventing tariffs could reduce domestic US solar installations by 46% in 2022 and 2023, threatening both jobs and the competitiveness of the US solar industry.
Asia’s corporate giants are failing to set emissions reductions targets, running the risk of missing their own climate commitments and putting net zero by 2050 in danger.
Ørsted has delivered its first electricity from the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.