green transition

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20 03 2020 | 07:03

FG launches $200m renewable energy project ‘to light up 500,000 households’.

The federal government has launched the $200 million Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) to provide off-grid energy to over 500,000 people across 105,000 households in rural communities across the…

05 03 2020 | 07:04

Fear? Cost? Fame? What’s turning on Asian businesses to renewable energy?

Businesses hardly ever adopt renewable energy for altruistic reasons, but does that matter? In this interview with Eco-Business, Lionel Steinitz, CEO of LYS Energy, talks about why firms go green,…

05 03 2020 | 06:29

UK lags behind in €124bn European low-carbon investment table.

Britain contributed only 3% of continent’s 2019 green spending, report says British companies are lagging far behind their European neighbours in low-carbon investment after contributing only 3% of…

27 02 2020 | 07:39

Accountants urged to help firms worldwide combat climate crisis.

ICAEW and other industry groups want climate risk to be integrated into company audits The world’s accountants must put the climate crisis at the forefront of their work to spur global companies to…

16 02 2020 | 05:24

Bellona: A green energy transition is necessary in the Arctic.

Climate change is one of the biggest threats to the Arctic and therefore the entire plant. And while numerous nations speak of the importance of limiting their carbon footprints, nonetheless are…

07 02 2020 | 08:28

Post Davos: The Elite’s New Climate Narrative Has Dangerous Flaw.

We’re living in a real life experiment of ‘wealth gone wild’ and it’s destroying our planet. As the Davos conference came to an end, the jet flying plutocrats seemed to unite around a new climate…

18 01 2020 | 11:44

Transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2050 would pay for itself.

The cost of a global transition to 100% renewable energy would be $95 trillion CAD, but researchers say the investment would pay for itself in only seven years. Transitioning to 100 per cent…

18 12 2019 | 07:51

Why a just transition makes economic sense for climate financiers.

The case for hardwiring social justice into climate action The very fact that this year’s COP25 climate summit had to be hastily moved to Spain, after street protests against economic inequality…

23 10 2019 | 10:07

EBRD invests €18 million in TERNA ENERGY’s green bond.

EBRD backs €150 million green bond issuance of TERNA ENERGY €18 million to further support investments in the renewable energy sector in Greece It is the first certified climate bond that the EBRD…

19 10 2019 | 10:03

So, You’ve Got 100% Renewable Energy — Now What?

Manufacturers seeking to decarbonize have a long row to hoe. They can order up a package of renewable energy and carbon offsets to power their factories and offices, but that’s just for starters. To…

15 10 2019 | 08:34

UK Universities announce £50m green energy deal.

Twenty Universities in the UK have struck a deal to buy renewable energy directly from British wind farms. The Energy Consortium (TEC) has established an aggregated power purchase agreement (PPA)…

14 10 2019 | 09:45

How green is green gas?

Green gas is being talked up of late as one new way forward for decarbonisation. So what exactly is green gas? It could, in fact, be a lot of different things, some of which are far from green. In…

05 09 2019 | 08:24

The Era of Cheap and Abundant Clean Energy Is Just Around the Corner.

US and European researchers have shown the way to an era of cheap and plentiful renewable energy on a massive scale. Canadian scientists have worked out how to extract pure, non-polluting fuel from…

02 09 2019 | 08:07

48 hotels to go green — Energy ministry.

AMMAN — The Ministry of Energy and Minerals on Sunday said that it is set to implement an energy conservation programme in 48 hotels across Aqaba, Petra and Madaba to increase their competitiveness…

19 08 2019 | 11:21

Maersk wants to slash carbon emissions from shipping to zero. But it needs help.

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The world's biggest shipping company wants to slash its carbon emissions to zero by developing a new kind of container ship to ply the oceans. Maersk (AMKBY), which is based…

16 08 2019 | 08:14

Germany’s Big Bet On Hydrogen.

Germany is going through a remarkable transformation from a fossil fuel-based economy towards a sustainable energy infrastructure dominated by wind and solar power. Although the transition is far…

12 08 2019 | 09:21

A global drinks giant is spending over $200 million to build “green” breweries in Africa

Diageo, the British owner of iconic brands including Guinness and Johnny Walker, is going green at brewing sites across Africa with an ambitious $218 million investment drive. The beverages…

07 08 2019 | 06:33

Kenyan universities aim to be “greenest in the world”.

In Kenya, over 70 universities are being called on by the UN Environment Programme and the Kenyan Government to work together and transform their campuses to be the “greenest in the world”. This…

23 07 2019 | 10:53

EU renewables ‘beat fossil fuels’ in H1.

Renewables generated 245.8TWh of electricity in the three months to 30 June finds new EnAppSys report. For the second consecutive year renewables produced more power than fossil fuels in the first…