2017 World Hydropower Congress to be hosted in Addis Ababa

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) announces that the 2017 World Hydropower Congress will take place in Addis Ababa at the African Union Commission on 9–11 May 2017. Hydropower currently provides 70% of the world’s renewable electricity, supplying more than a billion people across 152 countries. It mitigates climate change by offsetting greenhouse-gas emissions and the…

The important role of bioenergy in European cities

Bioenergy has the potential to become a pillar in the future energy portfolio of cities. In the battle against climate change, cities play a decisive role. Without a targeted policy for cities to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, climate mitigation policies cannot be successful. This new study from World Bioenergy Association addresses the challenges cities…

Progress in Solar Energy – Latest Special Issue of Solar Energy

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) are pleased to announce the latest release of the publication Progress in Solar Energy – a special issue of the journal Solar Energy. May 2016 Freiburg, Germany, Global interest in renewable energy, increased research and development activities around the world, and dissemination of ideas faster than ever…

New WBA Factsheet: Global biomass potential towards 2035

Download the full factsheet here. The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is pleased to announce the release of the factsheet ‘Global biomass potential towards 2035’ – the ninth in the series of publications. This comes at the opportune time when world leaders are developing new renewable energy targets based on the climate agreement at COP21 in…

Global Solar Council launched at Paris Climate Summit

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) has become a founding member of the Global Solar Council, launched at the COP 21 climate change meeting in Paris. The worlds leading regional and national solar associations have come together to accelerate the uptake of solar technology across the globe. The Global Solar Council strives to convey 3…