energy transition


EU Parliament plans to boost use of renewable energy

Renewables will have to make up 42.5% of the EU’s energy consumption by 2030, with the aim of achieving 45% Faster approval procedure for deploying renewables New fuels in the transport sector should lead to a 14.5% reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions

World Economic Forum: Storage is the key to the renewable energy revolution

Investment in renewable energy is skyrocketing, in line with ambitious national targets aimed at curbing carbon emissions. As renewable energy capacity grows, better ways of storing this energy should be identified, to avoid waste and deal with demand spikes. Utility companies and other providers are increasingly focused on developing effective long-term energy storage solutions.

5 Key Messages on the Energy Transition

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) gathered its members, leaders from across the energy, industry and finance landscape in a recent meeting in July. The ETC team distilled 5 Key Messages on the Energy Transition reflecting the current state of progress.

Global climate stories from World Economic Forum

UN Secretary-General warns of 'global boiling' as Europe burns and July set to be hottest month on record; Asia is the world's most disaster-prone region, according to WMO; Florida ocean surface temperature hits hot-tub levels.