650 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 1 of 55

  • Forum

    A New Energy Architecture for Turkey

    We have reached a turning point in the way we source, transform and consume energy. With a global population of over 7 billion, up from 6 billion in just 12 years, and energy consumption forecast to grow 40% by 2035, necessity dictates that we develop a new energy architecture. But what will… more
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    Developing a New Energy Architecture, and what if we ran out of resources?

    Espen Mehlum reveals the future of energy architecture, Dominic Waughray, the Forum’s Head of Environment reveals what keeps him up at night. And Sushant Palakurthi Rao returns from Mumbai to report on the India Economic Summit.
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    Get the volatility out of renewable energy

    Governments and companies around the world are investing in renewable energy sources. The role of financial services in supplying capital to make sure wind turbines, dams and solar installations get built is well known. But there is also a role for the sector when the wind, sun or water needed to… more
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    Renewable energy in the 21st century: a two-step plan

    Renewable energy is infinite and does not emit greenhouse gases. It also increases a country’s independence and security. This happens in two important ways. First, by replacing fossil-fuel imports and thus strengthening a country’s balance of payments, and secondly, by making power generation… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Will trade wars scupper renewable energy?

    The world invests more than US$ 1 trillion a year in energy, according to Sustainable Energy for All, an initiative set up by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; yet much of this money is invested in outdated and polluting systems. The use of coal, oil and gas for energy continues to grow. The… more
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Renewable energy vital for Myanmar’s development

    As senior leaders from business, government, academia and civil society gather this week in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, for the World Economic Forum on East Asia, the host country’s strategy for growth will be at the centre of discussions. One of the core questions will be: how can a country that is… more
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Tackling Africa’s power poverty with renewable energy

    Historically, people associate the sound of Africa with the roar of the lion; but in reality, it’s the roar of the diesel generator. Herds of these archaic beasts are on the prowl. Their habitat includes cities, towns, factories, mines, businesses and big farms – anywhere where power is… more
  • Forum

    The secret to affordable renewable energy

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of leading voices will present their perspectives on climate change. Contributions are linked to the Forum’s Green Growth Action Alliance project and the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on… more
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    Does renewable energy work better in developing countries?

    Ahead of the launch of the best-practice repository for Energy companies in September, Gao Jifan, chairman and chief executive officer of Trina Solar Ltd, a founding signatory to the Energy for Society Initiative of the World Economic Forum, discusses the potential for renewable energy in the… more
  • Forum

    Green Growth – innovating with new and energy-efficient solutions

    When the G20 meets later this month in Mexico, its leaders will face multiple challenges, from delivering global growth and tackling the Eurozone crisis to facing the lack of progress in addressing the environmental challenges of the planet as stated in the Rio+20 UN report. So, the number one… more
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    Podcast: Making renewable energy work

    The world’s population continues to grow and, with it, the demand for more energy. Debates on fulfilling the demand have been ongoing for years. With climate change a growing problem, the types of energies needed are at the top of national agendas. This week’s podcast is dedicated to the… more
  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit. Over the years, the event has grown into a fascinating brainstorming and networking event bringing US domestic and international figures in the renewable energy business together –… more