Brian Merchant at Vice takes a look at a new report from Meister Consultants Group on the global clean energy revolution, and notes that the predictions of practically every agency dealing with the energy sector were wildly off - with one notable exception: Greenpeace.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat in 2014 - marking the first time in 40 years that emissions plateaued or retreated without an economic downturn.
REEEP venture Entura held a workshop in South Africa on March 5 to demonstrate to utilities how they can use mini hydro to increase efficiency and reduce operating costs. While Entura focused on the city of Durban and worked hand in hand with local eThekwini Water and Sanitation, the potential for scale and replication go far beyond the city limits.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Asian Development Bank, with the help of REEEP and the International Copper Association Southeast Asia, just released recommendations for policies to improve energy efficiency in South East Asia.