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Beyond the H2ype: why the World Bank should be cautious on green hydrogen

Green hydrogen is being promoted as a fuel that will turn our industry, transport and electricity green. Several Latin American,…

The countries controlling the critical minerals supply chain: in four charts

With the global energy transition under way, critical minerals are fast replacing fossil fuels as the most sought after natural…

Weekly data: 2023 is the China Belt and Road Initiative’s greenest year ever

During the first half of 2023, China’s energy-related engagement through the BRI was the greenest of any six-month period since…

China’s LONGi to build three solar panel factories in Malaysia

China-based photovoltaics company LONGi has said it will build three solar photovoltaic (PV) factories in Serendah, a town located 25km…

What happened to Chinese FDI in eastern Europe’s renewables sector?

The quiet Romanian village of Ratesti lies not far from the banks of the Arges river, 91km north-west of the…

Signal: Trina Solar plans $400m Vietnam plant after US tariffs

Chinese solar panel maker Trina Solar is reportedly planning a third factory in Vietnam. The news, attributed by Reuters to…

Von der Leyen, Guterres and 20 African leaders attend Africa Climate Summit

NAIROBI – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and UN Secretary General António Guterres joined more than 20 African…

Signal: RWE invested €9.9bn in green energy in H1, plans to continue growth

RWE, Germany’s largest energy provider, more than quadrupled its investment in renewable energy in the first half of 2023 compared…

EU-Mercosur trade deal stalls on climate concerns

In July, as presidents of Latin America and the Caribbean gathered for a summit in Brussels with prime ministers from…

Why domestic solar manufacturing could turbocharge Africa’s energy transition 

In May, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a special report: The State of Clean Technology Manufacturing – An Energy…