11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide

Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This compares with 10.3 million in 2017. As more and more countries manufacture, trade and install renewable energy technologies, the latest Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review finds that renewables jobs grew to their highest level despite […]

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India’s Foreign Minister Jaishankar pitches for rules-based order in Asia and world at large

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday outlined India’s vision for a rules-based Asia and world amid emerging geo-political and geo-economic faultlines. “The 21st century is being hailed as the Asian century and CICA can surely play a useful role in promoting peace, security and development in Asia,” Jaishankar said in his address […]

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Walz issues warning for Republicans, renews push for 100-percent clean energy plan

Walz issues warning for Republicans, renews push for 100-percent clean energy plan

Gov. Tim Walz and Democratic-Farmer-Labor lawmakers at a clean energy forum and in conversations with the Forum News Service said they were committed to passing a plan next year that would move Minnesota’s electric sector to 100-percent renewable energy by 2050. But that measure fell by the wayside in late-in-the-game private meetings about massive spending […]

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Renewable energy capacity surpasses coal in the United States for the first time

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has published its regular update on United States energy infrastructure through the month of April 2019. And in that month something significant happened—for the first time in history, the amount of energy capacity held by renewable sources exceeded that of coal. The difference for April is the very definition of tiny, […]

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