Renewables: African Development Bank support for clean energy access falls short of goals

Renewables: African Development Bank support for clean energy access falls short of goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the African Development Bank (AfDB) kicks off its first-ever Africa Investment Forum in South Africa, a new analysis released today finds that the AfDB’s own support for the most cost-effective energy access solutions lags far behind what is needed — in contrast to its world-leading pledge to scale up energy access on the continent. Dozens of civil society organizations signed a letter to AfDB decision-makers that drives home the report’s key messages. The report, assessing nearly…

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Global Energy: IEA releases new online resource to assess global clean-energy transition

The International Energy Agency’s new and most comprehensive analysis of the clean-energy transition finds that only 4 out of 38 energy technologies and sectors were on track to meet long-term climate, energy access and air pollution goals in 2017.

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Global Oil & Gas: Cleaner And Cheaper, The Future Of Natural Gas

Just how clean is natural gas, really? Natural gas is the bridge fuel of the future that will carry the world until renewables take over. It is much cleaner than coal and oil, and it’s cheap. Natural gas is the best of the fossil fuels.

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