Renewable energy now accounts for a third of global capacity, thanks to gains in solar and wind energy in 2018. In 2018, 171 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity worldwide bringing total capacity to 2 351 GW in total, as noted in the IRENA Renewable Capacity Statistics report.
The Pan-American Marine Energy Conference (PAMEC) Energy Association is organizing PAMEC 2020, in San Jose, Costa Rica from 26-28 January. Register here The Conference will examine areas including resource assessment, environmental impacts, wave, tidal, offshore wind, floating offshor
IECRE, the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy, held its annual meeting and important working group (WG) meetings in Feldkirch, Austria from 18-22 November. Hosted by Bachmann electronic, over 40 expert stakeholders from 15 count
June is quite a special time of year for the IEC: it was the month the organization was founded back in 1906 and it is also the month of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs’ birthday. For the IEC, William Thomson has always been known as “Lord Kelvin”.
In 2015, the United Nations agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to make the world a safer, more peaceful and prosperous place, for all. International Standards and conformity assessment are playing a significant role.
All eyes are on Katowice in Poland ahead of COP24, due to start on December 2. Climate change, never far away from the headlines, is expected to become one of the major focuses of the news agenda in coming days.