REM - Renewable Energy
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.
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 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’s journey to achieving net zero by 2050 is dependent on phasing out coal as a generating fuel by 2028.
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, as the government tries to establish the state as a middle-income country by the centenary of its independence.
US President Joe Biden’s recently unveiled infrastructure plan seeks to make sweeping changes to the country’s energy industry.
Kenya’s KenGen has completed drilling of the first well for the Tulu Moye geothermal project in the Oromia region of south-west Ethiopia.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has agreed to lend €29mn for the development of a 30-MW solar plant in Burkina Faso.
Protests continue as Georgia’s government fails to allay concerns over Namakhvani hydropower project
China Energy Engineering has connected the 300-MW Zhuhai Jinwan offshore wind farm to the grid