REM - Renewable Energy

22 April 2021

Chevron backs floating wind start-up

21 April 2021

US multinational oil company Chevron has bought into an offshore wind start-up, joining its European fossil-fuel rivals Equinor, Royal Dutch Shell and Total in the offshore wind sector.

US Interior Secretary prioritises climate change in department decisions

21 April 2021

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has issued a directive that focuses on climate change in department decisions. Haaland, only recently confirmed in her post, has also revoked a series of Trump administration orders that promoted fossil fuel projects.

Total Eren joins Province Resources’ 8-GW HyEnergy project in Australia

21 April 2021

Total Eren and Australian miner Province Resources are to work together to develop up to 8 GW of green hydrogen production facility in the Gascoyne region, Western Australia.

South Korea should quicken green roll-out to meet net zero by 2050

21 April 2021

South Korea’s journey to achieving net zero by 2050 is dependent on phasing out coal as a generating fuel by 2028.

Emissions set to bounce back with a vengeance in 2021

21 April 2021

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are forecast to increase by 4.8% to 33bn tonnes in 2021, the largest rise since 2010, with the global economy’s post-COVID-19 recovery expected to be particularly carbon intensive.

Indonesia could reach net zero by 2045

21 April 2021

Indonesia could reach net zero by 2045, as the government tries to establish the state as a middle-income country by the centenary of its independence.

Biden seeks to reshape US energy landscape

16 April 2021

US President Joe Biden’s recently unveiled infrastructure plan seeks to make sweeping changes to the country’s energy industry.

KenGen completes drilling at Ethiopia’s Tulu Moye geothermal project

15 April 2021

Kenya’s KenGen has completed drilling of the first well for the Tulu Moye geothermal project in the Oromia region of south-west Ethiopia.

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund supports 30-MW solar plant in Burkina Faso

15 April 2021

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has agreed to lend €29mn for the development of a 30-MW solar plant in Burkina Faso.

China Energy Engineering connects 300-MW Zhuhai Jinwan wind farm

15 April 2021

China Energy Engineering has connected the 300-MW Zhuhai Jinwan offshore wind farm to the grid