Ahead of the COP21 climate conference in Paris in December, French president François Hollande and the mother of his four children, energy minister Ségolène Royal, needed to show the world that their country is serious about tackling global warming.
29 October 2015 08:34 GMT
Rodrigo Lopes Sauaia, executive president of the Brazilian Solar Power Association (Absolar), was one of the key industry speakers to help kick off the Intersolar South America conference and exhibition in Sao Paulo yesterday. He talked to Recharge about his hopes for the event and the industry as a whole.
02 September 2015 11:27 GMT
A utility that helped usher in new grid-connection rules for renewables developers has restored Japan’s status as a generator of nuclear power, roughly two years after the nation shuttered the last of its reactors in response to the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.
12 August 2015 03:33 GMT
It is a curious situation. Brazil’s government is preparing to invest millions to increase the country’s solar capacity from a paltry 45MW today to an expected 7GW of utility-scale and 2.7GW of rooftop by 2024 — yet it has erected roadblocks that will make this hugely difficult.
04 August 2015 10:52 GMT
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