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Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Initiative Gathers Steam

The Sustainable Energy for All initiative held its second annual Forum in the UN General Assembly Hall last week. SE4All is a multi-stakeholder partnership of governments, businesses, civil society, banks, and other international institutions aiming to meet three interlinked goals by 2030: Ensuring universal access to modern energy services; Doubling … [continued]

IEA Sees “Significant Progress” Towards Sustainable Energy, But Not Enough

“Significant process” has been made towards achieving widespread energy access, increased energy efficiency, and a greater development of renewable energy, according to the International Energy Agency and the World Bank. The new report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and World Bank comes as part of the greater Sustainable Energy for … [continued]

Make in India logo with a backdrop of solar panels.

India Seeks $3 Billion From Development Banks For Solar Power Projects

To kick-start the financial arrangements for the nearly 100 GW planned capacity addition over the next 7 years, the Indian government is seeking $3 billion from international development banks. The government is said to be in talks with the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, KfW, the Japan International Cooperation … [continued]

China Three Gorges Builds Its First Wind Farm in Pakistan

The China Three Gorges Corporation has official wrapped up construction work on its first wind farm in Pakistan, as part of vigorous efforts by the state-owned renewable energy giant to expand into the South Asian market. Total investment for the Three Gorges wind farm in Pakistan was $130 million, for the creation of total installed capacity of … [continued]