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As Glencore leaves Colombia, the country starts its energy transition

8 February 2021 - 01:17
Colombia’s Ministry of Energy and Mines announced a new project that aims at taking news steps towards decarbonizing the country’s electrical grid.

Renewable power generation capacity exceeds 850 MW

6 February 2021 - 20:35
The capacity of Iran’s renewable power plants reached 859.17 megawatts (MW) in the tenth Iranian calendar month of Dey (December 21, 2020-January 19, 2021), IRNA reported on Thursday.

Coal wins curious reprieve in Biden’s assault on climate change

29 January 2021 - 14:42
President Joe Biden enlisted the entire US government in the fight against climate change on Wednesday, even telling the Central Intelligence Agency to consider global warming a national security threat.

Gates, Bezos-backed fund offers $1bn to clean energy start-ups

29 January 2021 - 14:17
Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the clean-tech fund backed by billionaires including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Michael Bloomberg, has raised $1 billion for the second time in four years to help start-ups capable of cutting global emissions.

Scientists develop anode-free zinc battery for storing renewable energy

29 January 2021 - 14:15
Researchers at Stanford University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a prototype of an anode-free, zinc-based battery that uses low-cost, naturally abundant materials.

Renewables may see a boost under a Biden presidency – report

28 September 2020 - 23:21
A report published by Fitch Solutions Country Risk states that under a Joe Biden presidency, the United States is expected to see an acceleration in renewables development and an effort to reverse the loosening of emission restrictions made by the Donald Trump administration.

NRI to bring renewable energy to Iranian schools

26 August 2020 - 02:24
Director of Renewable Energy Department of Niroo Research Institute (NRI) said the institute has defined a new program for the promotion and expansion of the use of renewable energy sources in schools, IRNA reported.

SATBA inks 15-year power purchase deal with Iran’s only biogas power plant

23 August 2020 - 01:06
Iran's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (known as SATBA) has signed a deal with the Water and Wastewater Department of Tehran Province to purchase the electricity generated by the country’s only biogas power plant which is run by the mentioned department.

European Commission working on sustainable battery rules

21 May 2020 - 21:45
A report by S&P Global Platts states that the European Commission plans to propose EU sustainable battery rules by October.

Li, Co output may rise 500pc by 2050: World Bank

15 May 2020 - 18:10
Production of graphite, lithium and cobalt may need to rise by nearly 500pc by 2050 from 2018 levels to meet demand from energy storage technologies in the clean energy transition, the World Bank said.
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