Hydropower

Explainer: how green hydrogen could help Chile go carbon-neutral by 2040

Chile is looking to attract investors in solar, wind and green hydrogen technologies as the country prepares to decarbonise its…

Exclusive: Renewables M&A activity falls for the first time in five years 

Renewables are booming. Low carbon, cheaper than fossil fuel generation in many markets, and able to be built on both…

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…

New Zealand zeroes in on an emissions-free power grid

During New Zealand’s last general election campaign in 2020, the Labour Party pledged to bring forward the target for a…

The top ten countries undergoing the most rapid renewable power transitions 

The global energy transition is not progressing quickly enough. The International Energy Agency’s July report, Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2023,…

The ten countries that produce the world’s cleanest electricity

By mid-century, 90% of the world’s electricity generation will come from renewable sources, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA)…

South America’s largest floating solar farm launched in Colombia

California-based solar developer Noria Energy has launched a 1.5MW floating solar power system on the reservoir at Colombia’s Urrá Dam,…

Will Paraguay’s elections usher in a new era for the Itaipú dam?

In the heart of South America, Brazilians and Paraguayans point to a stretch of the Paraná river known as ‘Itaipú’,…

Europe: Renewables in 2022 in five charts – and what to expect in 2023

The European power market was caught in a storm in 2022. The ongoing recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic as well…

Dam, that’s a lot of men

Port Evolution, headed up by James Sutcliffe, made a name for itself back in 2007 after it oversaw the development…