Climate change and energy cooperation were high on the agenda at the meeting of the world’s major advanced and emerging economies in Hangzhou, China, from 4-5 September 2016. The Group of 20 (G20) reiterated their commitment to sustainable development, strong and effective support and actions to address climate change. In the communiqué adopted at the […]

G20 reaffirms climate commitment and energy collaboration at China summit

The cost of solar power is beginning to reach price parity with cheaper fossil fuel-based electricity in many parts of the world, yet the clean energy source still accounts for just slightly more than 1 percent of the world’s electricity mix. Solar, or photovoltaic (PV), cells, which convert sunlight into electrical energy, have a large […]

New solar cell is more efficient, costs less than its ...