Under What Conditions Will Clean Energy Become The Norm?

Even as renewables become a more common energy source around the world, they still face major obstacles. Some barriers are inherent with all new technologies; others are the result of skewed regulatory frameworks and marketplaces. Through what confluence of conditions will clean energy become the norm? The Union of Concerned …

EBRD and Donors Boost Green Financing in the Region

The Western Balkans is a key region for, and partner in, the EBRD’s green work. South-eastern Europe has huge potential for developing green energy, with its rivers providing hydroelectric power, its mountains and plains enabling wind power, its underdeveloped solarenergy, and the inhabitants of its many cities keen for sustainable …

Global Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Flattened in 2019, Following Two Years of Increases

Global emission trends Global energy-related CO2 emissions flattened in 2019 at around 33 gigatonnes (Gt), following two years of increases. This resulted mainly from a sharp decline in CO2 emissions from the power sector in advanced economies (Australia, Canada, Chile, European Union, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, …

2nd International Forum on Long-term Energy Scenarios for the Clean Energy Transition

IRENA will organize the second “International Forum on Long-term Energy Scenarios for the Clean Energy Transition” between 25-27 March, during the Berlin Energy Week. This Forum will gather experts directly involved in either using or developing long-term energy scenarios to support policymaking and planning for the clean energy transition. Representatives …

Oil and Gas Industry Needs to Step Up Climate Efforts Now

Oil and gas companies are facing a critical challenge as the world increasingly shifts towards clean energy transitions. Fossil fuels drive the companies’ near-term returns, but failure to address growing calls to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could threaten their long-term social acceptability and profitability. The oil and gas industry now …

The Energy Summit Trebinje 2020

MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske, Trebinje town and “SET Trebinje” are organising the “SET – TREBINJE 2020” Summit under the slogan “Future of energy of the Western Balkans”. The Energy Summit is organized under the auspices of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic …