Germany: Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue- Global energy transition changes geopolitical framework

The shift to renewable energy sources is reducing geopolitical dependencies. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue at the Federal Foreign Office provides a platform to discuss the impact of the global energy transition. Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2018, © Thomas Koehler/photothek.net Investment in renewable energy sources has overtaken investment in fossil fuels such as oil and…

Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is now “Kenya’s First Fully Solar powered Lodge” | Serena comprises a collection of 36 luxury resorts, safari lodges, and hotels operates in East Africa, Southern Africa and South Asia | The largest shareholder (45%) is the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED)

By Janet Maina on The Serena Experience com From L-R: Francois Van Themaat (Managing Director, Mettle Solar OFGEN), Mahmud Jan Mohamed (Managing Director, TPS Serena Hotels) , Caroline Kimathi (Director of Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission) and Professor Izael Pereira Da Silva (DVC Strathmore University) Serena Hotels and Mettle Solar OFGEN have officially opened “Kenya’s…

Videos: Clean Energy Improves Lives and Boost Business in Rural Bangladesh | Working Together to Increase Access to Renewable

Bangladesh’s booming economy has increased the demand for electricity. To preserve the environment and power up isolated off-the-grid areas, the country has invested heavily in green energy through solar home systems, solar irrigation pumps, and solar mini-grids. Now, rural Bangladeshis can access round-the-clock cheap energy to run their businesses and lighten up their homes. Working…

Top 5 Largest Solar Power Plants of the World — Solar Insure com | China on top with 1500 MW– and India at 3rd place with 900 Megawatts –

This article has been Updated on 6/27/17 *As of June 2017 China and India have taken over as the leading developers of large scale solar projects. U.S. demand for solar power is surging despite an economic recession, thanks to government financial incentives, some easing in credit availability, and increasing public recognition of its environmental benefits….

USA: Renewables on the Rise — A decade of progress toward a clean energy future

Since 2007, America has made rapid progress toward repowering our economy with clean, renewable energy. Just nine years ago, many key clean energy technologies were limited to niche markets or perceived as too expensive. Today, the rapid adoption of wind and solar power and energy efficiency technologies — along with the emergence of electric vehicles…