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  1. Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential
    Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential 26 Apr 2017

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a given location in any part of the country

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. China to crack down on shipping emissions
    China to crack down on shipping emissions 25 Apr 2017

    In a bid to curb ship-related pollution, China is imposing stricter regulations on the use of harmful marine fuels used near many of the nation’s largest ports

    Asia,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  3. Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments
    Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments 19 Apr 2017

    The development of renewable energy in India has received a significant boost with the announcements of two large loans from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  4. 20,000 schools to install rooftop solar in Pakistan
    20,000 schools to install rooftop solar in Pakistan 18 Apr 2017

    The government of Pakistan’s second largest province – Punjab – has affirmed its commitment to the installation of rooftop solar power systems on around 20,000 schools

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  5. Renewables in China to attract $782 billion investment by 2030
    Renewables in China to attract $782 billion investment by 2030 12 Apr 2017

    Wind and solar energy sectors in China could receive up to 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investments from 2016 to 2030 – according to a new report released on Tuesday 11 April

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Solar generates over 1 billion kwH in a month in India
    Solar generates over 1 billion kwH in a month in India 11 Apr 2017

    In February 2017, India’s solar power capacity generated a total of 1.355 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, according to the Central Electricity Authority of India

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  7. Record growth for wind and solar energy in India
    Record growth for wind and solar energy in India 7 Apr 2017

    India added a record wind and solar energy capacity, both exceeding 5,000 megawatts (MW), from 2016 to 2017

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  8. Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert
    Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert 6 Apr 2017

    A Norwegian company plans to establish a solar-powered facility in the Aqaba desert in Jordan, capable of growing a variety of crops without wasting any fresh water

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  9. Facebook and Microsoft launch initiative to fund renewable microgrids
    Facebook and Microsoft launch initiative to fund renewable microgrids 5 Apr 2017

    Facebook and Microsoft have partnered with investment firm Allotrope Partners and more than a dozen implementing partners and observers to develop an innovative facility to finance energy access projects in India, Indonesia and East Africa

    Africa,Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  10. First 100% solar-powered airport expands its capacity
    First 100% solar-powered airport expands its capacity 5 Apr 2017

    The world’s first airport to be solely powered by solar energy is set to increase its capacity from 15.5 megatwatts (MW) to 21.5 MW to power its new international terminal

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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