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Good Practices

India’s first renewable footwear brand uses plastic bottles & tyres to manufacture shoes

India based eco-friendly footwear brand uses recycled plastic bottles and tyres to manufacture shoes, it’s the first of its kind. With an aim of reducing the carbon footprint in footwear manufacturi...

Denmark plans a future in Geothermal energy

In efforts to increase renewable energy sources, the researchers at the Aalborg University studied and developed the comprehensive Heat Plan Denmark 2021. Citing the world energy crisis, the basis of ...

Did you know?

  • On an average, 1.73 x 105 terawatts (TW) of solar radiation continuously strike the Earth, while global electricity demand averages 2.6 TWh.
  • Global investment in renewable power capacity totalled $303.5 billion in 2020, a 2 per cent increase from 2019. (International Energy Agency)
  • To reach global climate goals, annual investment in renewables must at least triple by 2030, for a total increase of 200 per cent. (International Energy Agency)
  • Global investment in clean energy hit just over $500 billion in 2020, with an increase of 9% compared to 2019 (Bloomberg)
  • Hydropower is the most widely-used renewable power source and accounts for 18% of the world’s total power generation.
  • Switching to wind, water and solar energy worldwide could eliminate 4 to 7 million deaths from air pollution every year.
  • Between 2007 and 2017, the world's renewable electricity sourced from solar power increased a whopping 4,300 percent.
  • Iceland is the only country in the world where renewable sources generate 100% of its electricity and heat.
  • Costa Rica is a world leader in renewable energy. In 2017, this small Central American nation lasted 300 consecutive days on renewable energy alone.
  • One wind turbine of 2.5 MW capacity can produce enough electricity to power up to 1400 homes for a whole year.
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