he 2017 Edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report reveals a global energy transition well underway, with record new additions of installed renewable energy capacity, rapidly falling costs, and the decoupling of economic growth and energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
China has improved waste management and recycling systems to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up of garbage. Several measurements have come into force including garbage sorting and curbing “foreign garbage”.
China’s National Energy Administration published its official solar statistics for 2017 (table in Chinese) on Monday, January 22nd, revealing that the country had installed a total of 52.83 gigawatts worth of new solar capacity in 2017. This brings China’s cumulative solar capacity up to 130.25 GW, around 7.3% of the country’s national power generation capacity, with a […]
On September 21st, 2017, during the 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference And High-Level Business Conference, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for the Environment, Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and Chen Lei, Chinese Minister of Water Resources, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Water Policy Dialogue between the EU and China.
Released in October 2017, this special World Energy Outlook Report by International Energy Agency (IEA) produce a ground-breaking and in-depth examination of the prospects for, and pathway to, modern energy access for all by 2030.
Asia and the Pacific are at the center of the climate change battle. Rising temperatures and sea levels are expected to have serious impacts on the people and the economy of this region in the coming decades. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is working with its members to identify solutions for addressing climate change and […]
Fuzhou release four measures to support development of offshore wind power equipment industrial park
To promote the development of the Fuzhou Offshore Wind Power Equipment Industrial Park, and build a world-class offshore wind equipment manufacturing industrial base, the People’s Government of Fuzhou, Fujian Province, released the “Four measures to support the accelerated development of Fuzhou Offshore Wind Equipment Industrial Park” (in Chinese), which will be valid until December 31st, 2020.
The IEA’s newly renamed Renewables 2017 (formerly titled Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report) provides a detailed market analysis and overview of renewable electricity capacity and generation, biofuels production, and heat consumption, as well as a forecast for the period between 2017 and 2022.