2017 International Energy Workshop

2017 International Energy Workshop will be held 7 – 14 July 2017 in Maryland, USA. This is a leading annual conference for the international energy modelling research community, which is being hosted by the Joint Global Change Research Institute of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and University of Maryland (UMD). IRENA collaboration with …

New Report on Renewable and Geothermal Energy in Latin America

In a recent report on the renewable energy market in Latin America, IRENA provides a good overview on the important role in specific countries in Central America and Mexico. In a report published late last year, IRENA provides a great overview on renewable energy deployment in Latin America. While geothermal …

Renewable energy’s next frontier: heat

While energy use is commonly associated with lighting or transportation, more than half of the world’s energy consumption serves a simple function: heating things. This ranges from heating homes and buildings, to firing up industrial production, or even cooking. And because heat is mostly produced by burning fossil fuels, heat …