WFC report: $13 billion investment towards a 42% RE target by 2020 in Morocco

The World Future Council has released its latest report 100% Renewable Energy: Boosting Development in Morocco, which provides an analysis on the current situation of the energy sector of Morocco and derives policy recommendations for a just transition towards 100% Renewable Energy.

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Bike path on Korea’s highway covered with solar panels

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Sejong is located in the heart of South Korea at about 75 miles south of Seoul,

 

Solar panels covered bike path

Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) released last month via Facebook a video taken by a drone showing an aerial view of a bike path covered with solar panels  in the center of a highway in South Korea running 350 km (220 miles) between the cities of Daejeon and Sejong, near Seoul.

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Investment in solar jumped 25% to $149.6 billion in 2014, the second highest figure ever

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According to Frankfurt School-UNEP Centre’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 latest report based on data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF),  global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase to $270.2 Billion in 2014 after two years of declines, which reflected several influences, including a boom in solar installations in China and Japan, totalling $74.9 billion between those two countries.

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Bahamas to provide 11 Family Islands with solar utilities

Bahamas Minister of Housing and the Environment the Hon. Kenred Dorsett said officials from the Ministry of the Environment are holding meetings with representatives from the Carbon War Room (CWR) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) as the Government progresses with its renewable energy agenda.

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Gigawatt Global secures nearly $1 Mil grant for first utility-scale solar project in Burundi

Gigawatt Global (GWG), a leading solar and social development company and a partner of Power Africa and Power Africa’s Beyond the Grid sub-initiative, signed two international grants for a solar project in Burundi, where only four percent of the population has residential access to electricity. The proposed project, a 7.5 Megawatt (MW) solar field, will increase the country’s generation capacity by 15%.

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