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Masdar accelerates green hydrogen ambitions after joining forces with UAE energy champions

Masdar is seeking to become one of the world’s leading players in the growing green hydrogen econpmy, one of the company’s executive directors told Energy Intelligence.

09 JAN 2023
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Green Hydrogen

Masdar looks to expand floating solar portfolio in Asia Pacific Asia Power interview

As Masdar moves ahead with construction of its Cirata floating solar power plant in Indonesia, the company is looking to develop its floating solar portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region, Masdar President Director for Indonesia, Fatima Al Suwaidi, said this week in an interview with Asian Power.

29 APR 2022
Clean Energy

Renewables accounted for 81% of 2021 capacity additions, IRENA says

Renewable energy maintained its growth momentum in 2021 despite global uncertainties, accounting for 81 percent of total capacity expansion last year, according to the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

18 APR 2022
Clean Energy

Act now to halve emissions by 2030, says IPCC

A reduction in the growth rate of global greenhouse gas emissions provides a short window of opportunity to limit the maximum temperature increase to 1.5°C (2.7°F) by 2025, and avoid the more catastrophic effects of climate change, scientists have stated in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

11 APR 2022

Wind and solar reach 10% milestone for global electricity generation share

Wind and solar power accounted for 10 percent of global electricity share last year, a milestone enabled by a 23 percent increase in solar generation and a 14 percent increase in wind, according to a report from climate and energy thinktank Ember.

04 APR 2022
Clean Energy

Masdar partners with Harvard Business Review to research ESG adoption

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, hosted by Masdar, partnered with Harvard Business Review to conduct survey-led research into issues around the adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and try to understand just how businesses are implementing ESG strategies.

04 APR 2022

Accelerate action on climate change before time runs out to secure our future, IPCC warns

Human-induced climate change is already causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature, affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, and time is running out to prevent its most serious consequences, according to scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released this week.

04 MAR 2022
Clean Energy

ADSW Talks: COP28 hosting is “vote of confidence” in UAE’s climate leadership

The UAE being selected to host COP28 in 2023 is “a vote of confidence by the international community in the UAE’s climate leadership,” Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, says in the first episode of our new ADSW Talks series.

08 JAN 2022

COP26 a “fantastic achievement” Masdar CEO tells Forbes Middle East

The recent COP26 climate change conference was successful and represents a “fantastic achievement,” Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, told Forbes Middle East in an in-depth interview.

16 DEC 2021

Human activity ‘unequivocally’ causing climate change – and we can still influence it, IPCC says in latest report

Human activities are ‘unequivocally’ the cause of the climate crisis, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading authority on climate science.

09 NOV 2021
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