Worldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the growing energy crisis, according to a new report by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
The representatives of a number of European energy industry associations and universities have issued a joint letter, urging for the adoption of a European-wide 45% or higher renewable energy target by 2030 to counteract rising energy prices.
The EuroAsia Interconnector electricity link, connecting Israel, Cyprus and Greece, will help reduce the European Union’s energy dependence on Russia, according to European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen.
The transition to renewable energy is not without its challenges, but today’s markets are increasingly shifting in response to it. Understanding the massive swings in energy supply and demand taking place will enable oil and gas traders to confidently plan for the years ahead, especially as capital allocations shift in response to market signals.
Egypt’s Suez Canal Economic Zone signed an agreement worth $3 billion to produce up to 350,000 tonnes of green energy for fueling ships in Ain Sokhna with a consortium that includes EDF Renewables and the Egyptian sovereign wealth fund, the cabinet said on Wednesday.