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News • December 23, 2017

Environment ministry launches UAE Green Jobs Programme

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has announced the launch of the UAE Green Jobs Programme at the first stakeholder workshop on the subject convened at its headquarters in Dubai. The UAE Green Agenda 2030, the action framework for the country’s green economy transformation approved by the Cabinet in 2015, dedicates one of its […]

News • December 22, 2017

GGGI co-organizes a Green Growth Forum in Lao PDR

On December 21, GGGI co-organized a Green Growth Forum in Lao PDR. The Forum brought together stakeholders across line ministries and development partners to discuss green growth and potential priorities for the national green growth strategy, which is currently being formulated. In 2014, the Government of Lao PDR set its sights on pursuit of green […]

News • December 15, 2017

A new world in which solar and storage becomes the cheapest form of energy

Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 11.0) showed that solar and wind energy generation costs (at $46 to $53 per megawatt-hour of generation) easily beat coal and gas (at $60-68). Solar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide in 2016, […]

News • December 13, 2017

Can Korea Power Past Coal? A New World in Which “Solar+Batteries” Becomes the Cheapest Form of Energy

Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) SEOUL, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) – Renewable energy became the cheapest form of electricity in 58 emerging economies last year. This year, the 11th Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 11.0) showed that solar and wind energy generation costs (at $46 to $53 per megawatt-hour of generation) easily beat coal and gas […]