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New Study Launched at COP23: 100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide is Feasible and More Cost-Effective than the Existing System

A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is not a long-term vision, but already a tangible reality, a new groundbreaking study by the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and the Energy Watch Group (EWG) shows. The study was presented on November 8, 2017 during the Global Renewable Energy Solutions Showcase event (GRESS) on the sidelines […]

Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Latin America: Towards 100% – Pietro Torretta, Sales Director LATAM at Enerray & Rodrigo Lopes Sauaia, CEO at ABSOLAR

During Intersolar South America 2017 held recently in Sao Paulo in we hosted another SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY discussion. This time we spoke to  Pietro Torretta, Sales Director LATAM at Enerray & Rodrigo Lopes Sauaia, CEO at ABSOLAR (Brazilian Solar Industry Association) about the Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Latin America.

Making Ethiopia Renewable Energy Mama of Africa – H.E. Dr Gemedo Dalle, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Today in our exclusive talks from Addis Ababa from RES4AFRICA Program Launch in Ethiopia, the most powerful event ever for renewables in the country, we speak to H.E. Dr Gemedo Dalle, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. Thanks to our friends at RES4AFRICA, ENEL Green Power & Enerray (that recently launched its off-grid JV Plug the Sun) we had […]

Let’s work together to make the sun brighter! Upendra Tripathy, Interim Director General of The International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Today we present our exclusive talk to Upendra Tripathy, Interim Director General of The International Solar Alliance (ISA) about the official launch of the organization to be held on December 9th in New Delhi but also about the role of cooperation between the governments and industry leaders.  Motto of the Alliance is: Let’s work together to […]

Pictures Gallery: C-40 Visionary Dinner of SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY at Renewable Energy India 2017 in Greater Noida

Watch now Pictures Gallery from ““C-40 Visionary Dinner: “Paving the Way for the World 4.0. – Is India Ready for Clean Disruption?” held on 21 September 2017 in Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, meticulously designed by the veteran golfer Greg Norman, a visual treat for all the travelers as well as sportsperson, in conjunction with SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY & Solar Business Club.  Go […]

Clean Disruption News: MEPs agree to bolster EU’s draft renewable energy target for 2030

The European Parliament’s energy committee confirmed on Monday (4 August) that MEPs want renewable energy targets to be more ambitious than the proposal put forward by the Commission. Monday’s meeting of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) saw MEPs debate 1,300 amendments to the European Commission’s initial proposal for a new directive on […]

Clean Disruption News: New Jersey Congressman develops legislation to secure transition of fossil-fuel industry workers

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr announced his plans to create strong legislation able to secure the transition of workers employed by the fossil-fuel industry towards clean energy jobs. The announcement came through a statement straight from the 6th District of New Jersey Congressman’s office. According to the statement, workers displaced from jobs in the fossil-fuel industry- […]

Solar in MENA: Bahrain inks deal to develop solar power policies

Bahrain hires technical consulting and engineering company CESI as it eyes renewable energy drive. Bahrain has appointed technical consulting and engineering company CESI as it embarks on developing its solar power policies. Dr. Abdul-Hussain Ali Mirza, the country’s Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs, said CESI has been hired to support Bahrain’s sustainable energy unit […]

Solar in USA: North Carolina Bill to Expand Solar Development Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed NC House Bill 589: Competitive Energy Solutions for North Carolina into law. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “We appreciate Governor Cooper’s leadership in signing NC H589 today, a measure that will significantly enhance the […]

Solar in LATAM: Brazil’s installed solar capacity seen jumping 325% by end-2017

The Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Absolar) projects that the country will end 2017 with 1 GW of installed solar PV power generating capacity, a 325% surge from the current 235 MW. The overvall solar investments through the end of the year are estimated at up to BRL 4.5 billion (USD 1.3bn/EUR 1.2bn). At the moment, Brazil’s solar capacity is enough […]

Clean Disruption News: Hawaii’s Push to 100% Renewable Energy Presents Opportunity for Solar Energy

Hawaii continues to push the envelope in renewable energy, providing a path for the rest of the country. Hawaii has long been the U.S. leader in solar energy deployment, despite the fact that the state’s renewable energy efforts rarely get national attention. Solar energy, in particular, makes sense in Hawaii because of the state’s abundant sunshine […]

24 GW in H1 2017 – China “The Solar Nation” Is Adding Solar Power at a Record Pace

Distributed solar accounts for almost a third of installations Idled solar capacity falls 5 percentage points in period China, the world’s biggest investor in clean energy, is on pace to install record amounts of new solar this year after adding 24 gigawatts of capacity in the first half amid a push by policy makers to locate electricity production […]

Solar in Israel: Sun is shining, Money is in the bank, NOW we need to perform! Eitan Parnass, CEO at REAI

During Intersolar Europe 2017, held recently in Munich, Germany, we spoke to Eitan Parnass about the current status & perspectives for the solar business in Israel,  Eitan Parnass is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Green Energy Association of Israel (REAI), the main renewables lobbying group in Israel. Established in 2009, REAI promotes […]

Thumbs Up for Solar – The SolarPower Europe Midsummer Celebration 2017

On solar’s brightest day, 21 June, SolarPower Europe held the SolarPower Dialogues and Midsummer Celebration which brought together European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Engie CEO Isabel Kocher, MEP Kaja Kallas, Christian Westermeier President of SolarPower Europe and Vice-President of Sales Wacker Chemie, Alison Finch the Chief Marketing Officer Huawei Solar Europe, Fabrizio Bizzarri Enel’s Head […]