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Energy News: Partnerships and Tools on Clean Energy Aim to Contribute to Multiple SDGs

Gold Standard has launched a label to ensure that renewable electricity purchases support multiple SDGs. UN Environment has partnered with China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group to boost district energy services.

UNFCCC TEC Convenes Ahead of Bonn Climate Talks, UN Partners Build Capacity on Climate Change and Agriculture, SDGs

The TEC, the policy arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, convened for its 15th meeting in Bonn, Germany, from 12-15 September 2017.

NREL, Swiss Scientists Power Past Solar Efficiency Records

Collaboration between researchers at the U.S.

World Sustainable Energy Days 2018 – Call for Papers & Speakers

More than 700 delegates from over 50 countries from business, public sector and the research community are expected to participate in the World Sustainable Energy Days 2018, one of Europe’s largest annual events on energy efficiency and renewable energy, which will take place from 28 February t

IRENA Explores Synergies Between Renewables and Energy Efficiency, Renewables Expansion in India

A recent IRENA working paper shows that combining renewable energy and energy efficiency strategies can accelerate global decarbonization while reducing the cost for national energy systems. Another IRENA study finds that renewables could provide one quarter of India's energy demand by 2030.

Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Investments Scale Solar Capacity, Improve Energy Efficiency and Accelerate REDD+

An innovative mapping tool from the World Bank will enable Pacific Islands to chart potential sites for renewable energy. Investments in solar energy capacity have been approved for off-grid solar energy in Kenya and the world's largest solar complex in Egypt.

Local Governments Boost Climate Action

Thirty-five Australian local councils, including Canberra, Alice Springs, Newcastle, North Sydney, Kur-ring-gai and Penrith, committed to develop green and climate-resilient communities, switching to renewables and building green transport infrastructure.

Intelligent energy solution for a city quarter reduces electricity use from the grid by at least 15%

A settlement consisting of pre-fabricated houses in Wuppertal Germany is a living lab for future energy concepts of city quarters.

Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Infrastructure Central to Renewable Energy Deployment and Access

The Global Infrastructure Forum 2017, which focused on the theme 'Delivering Inclusive, Sustainable Infrastructure,' provided a venue to discuss how multilateral development banks can best work with countries and the private sector to create markets for infrastructure projects.

Silent Saver Under Attack: Why We Need the Building Technologies Office


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