In his speech at the Republican National Convention – a maskless gaudy performance in a country still mishandling a global pandemic – Trump reminisced his administration's harmful policies and shrouded his failures with rousing language for over 70 minutes. With
It’s an oft-cited fact that more than 600 million people in Africa are without electricity. Lesser known, perhaps, is that the African continent has more than enough renewable energy resources to meet people’s needs via wind, solar, geothermal, and more.
The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented health and economic crisis, holding at the same time profound lessons that can help us set a new global equilibrium if we make sustainability core to our planning for the reboot. It may appear
The COVID-19 crisis has led to severe economic disruptions, knocking energy markets off balance, especially the electricity sector. Up to now, the energy sector has seen the steady growth of renewables- both globally and within the US- while the power
How does the future of energy production look? What are alternative methods of producing energy other than fossil fuels? In this article, we look at four companies working on sustainable energy solutions. To begin with, let's start by looking at SDGs:
Considering recent events and much of the world under quarantine, we could all do with some more light in these dark times. Thankfully, positive news is not difficult to come by. Below, you can find a combination of stories to
What are some effective ways to reduce your energy consumption at home? In this article, we will give you some ideas on how to do just that on a daily basis. This article written by Impakter’s Tech Editor Alessandro du Bessé
The 25th edition of the Industry Growth Forum (IGF), hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will be held virtually on April 29-30, 2020. Launched 25 years ago by former NREL Director Charlie Gay, when the idea of clean energy
Tackling the climate emergency – a security, socioeconomic and environmental crisis – requires the unprecedented transformation of energy systems and an immediate transition to renewable energy across all sectors. For a perspective on why cities and regions are going renewable and
International treaties such as The Paris Agreement commit governments to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Meeting this challenge demands a rethinking and restructuring of the world’s energy consumption, which demands a review of the functioning of each sector of activity.
In view of the long-standing debate between green growth and de-growth, this analysis throws light on the dimensions of future energy use growth and its implication for development and climate concerns, in the context of the developing world. Latest energy demand
Sustainable development is defined as meeting current needs without compromising the needs of future generations. In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 goals for sustainable development, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are meant to “leave no one