Tagged with sustainable energy

Africa’s great leap forward

Africa’s great leap forward

We are regularly reading about important new developments in sustainable energy on the African continent. Robin Andrews provides a very good article on the IFLScience website about the sustainable energy transition underway in Africa.   Africa Set To “Leapfrog” Over Coal And Choose Renewable Energy Instead Despite America’s temporary lack of leadership on the climate … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the May update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Infrastructure Central to Renewable Energy Deployment and Access The push for renewable energy and improved energy access often requires improved or new energy infrastructure. Developing and building … Continue reading

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

Werner van Zyl, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Lecturer in sustainable energy at the University of KwaZulu-Natal writes that our long-term sustainable energy solution has to focus more on the sun.   All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the February update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: EU Invests in Energy Infrastructure; Energy Efficiency in the Spotlight in Europe, Central Asia During the month of February, EU countries made significant investments in energy infrastructure, … Continue reading