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EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals  Brussels, Belgium., 20 February 2018 — The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34 per cent by 2030 – double the share in 2016 – with

Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion)

Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9% over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW. Solar PV accounted for around

Megawatt electricity storage system for the transition to renewables: Research project into redox flow batteries receives funding from Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

New production process allows industrial use and power outputs in the two- to three-digit megawatt range / German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) provides 3.9 million euros funding for “extruded plate” project as cross-sector collaboration between industry and research With demand for energy storage solutions rising rapidly in connection with the transition to