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Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part I Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part I

Since adopting its low carbon strategy in 2007, China has surged ahead with its 680 GW renewable power programme. But with GDP growth slowing, can China’s renewables revolution live up to expectations? Rachel Parkes reports in Part I on China’s rise to the top of the renewables charts.

Challenges and opportunities in Middle East and North African (MENA) renewable energy Challenges and opportunities in Middle East and North African (MENA) renewable energy

For MENA countries to achieve their renewable power generation ambitions they will need to draw on international expertise, devise supportive renewable energy policies and enhance current grid infrastructure if they are to be achieved.

Scotland gets serious about low carbon heat Scotland gets serious about low carbon heat

The Scottish Government published its Heat Policy State in mid June, setting out its approach towards decarbonising the heat system along with a framework for investment in a low carbon heat sector. Here, Stephanie Clark from Scottish Renewables suggests that to succeed, Scotland needs to learn significant lessons from the Danes.