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Wind Powers Africa

In a continent where 600 million people have no access to electricity, it is important to tap into any renewable resource that is available. Africa has rich wind resources and can get much of its needed power from the wind. From the files of Afrik21, we read of many wind … [continued]

Solar farm in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Image Credit: Marika Shahan / CleanTechnica

Africa Soaks Up The Sun

African countries are moving rapidly towards renewable energy, primarily through their abundant resource of solar. Funding for these projects is coming from a variety of sources — EU, Arab states, US, and Kenya. The size of grids ranges from mini to maxi. While our climate change concern may be focussed … [continued]

Solar farm in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Image Credit: Marika Shahan / CleanTechnica

Multi-Gigawatt Solar from the Middle East

By Andries Wantenaar of Rethink Energy Azerbaijan has announced a partnership with UAE-based developer Masdar for 1 gigawatt (GW) each of solar and onshore wind, with 2 GW on integrated offshore wind plus green hydrogen production — marking the first offshore wind in the Caspian Sea. This first 4 GW … [continued]

India x Cleantech — November 2019

Originally published on Future Trends. Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country. Climate Policy & Carbon Tax India Eyes Global Climate Leadership … [continued]

Masdar To Double Its Clean Energy Portfolio — 8 Gigawatts Within 5 Years

The pace is fast here at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week — panels, press conferences, announcements, round tables, interviews, and more presentations. For an inexperienced rookie journalist like me, it feels like a rollercoaster. Thank God the rollercoaster stops from time to time, and today it stopped for me with a roundtable interview with Bader Al Lamki, Executive Director of Clean Energy at Masdar.