From across Europe to Chile, Brazil, China and India, case studies of solar power being implemented in rail and bus networks worldwide demonstrate its massive potential to address climate change. Shifting people to public transport that runs on renewable energy is one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways to reduce emissions and improve local air quality. “A smooth ride to renewable energy”, REN21’s new policy brief in collaboration with UITP, offers specific actions to be taken by public transport authorities, public transport operators, urban planners and anyone interested in actions and solutions to advance renewables in public transport. Who do you know that needs to read this? Click here to access the brief.
- Brazil becomes an official member of the International Solar Alliance – ISA
- Self-generation from Solar PV in Brazil exceeds 14 gigawatts of installed power and surpass e Itaipu, the world’s second largest hydropower plant
- The summer of collapse￼
- Despite Historic Consensus on Reparations, COP27 Misses the Root Cause of Loss and Damage
- Global Solar Council statement in relation to the draft text of the cover decisions of COP27 on Nov. 18 – 9am EET