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24 09 2021 | 15:58

Global Alliance For Sustainable Energy Is Formed To Take Collective Action Towards The Full Sustainability Of Renewable Energy

Alliance brings together 17 founding members including utilities and global players in the solar PV and wind value chains, sector associations and innovation partners

24 09 2021 | 15:41

Green finance and the EU sustainable taxonomy

How will the EU Commission’s sustainable taxonomy affect the ability of investors to assess the green credentials of financial products and what impact will it have on the real economy? The European…

24 09 2021 | 15:29

Sainsbury’s announces partnership to make it easier to recycle aluminium coffee pods at home

The food giant has partnered with coffee pod manufacturer Dualit and On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd to produce aluminium pods that can be recycled at home if empty of coffee grinds. Previously it was…

24 09 2021 | 14:33

World’s First Battery-Powered Freight Train Unveiled in Pittsburgh

The world's first ever battery-electric freight train was unveiled in Pittsburgh on Friday.

24 09 2021 | 14:31

AEP to close both units at 2,600MW Rockport coal plant by end of 2028

American Electric Power Co. Inc. could shut down both units at its massive Rockport coal plant in Indiana before the end of 2028 after reaching a settlement agreement with numerous parties, including…

24 09 2021 | 14:12

Hydrogen investment set to create 25,000 green jobs in Britain’s industrial heartlands

Planned investment of £6.8 billion into new hydrogen projects is set to launch a green jobs boom over the next ten years, according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA). ENA’s Innovation Impacts…

24 09 2021 | 13:35

Portuguese utility EDP to convert Spanish coal plant to green hydrogen production facility

Portuguese utility group EDP – Energias de Portugal SA plans to invest over EUR 550 million (USD 649.7m) in a project to convert its Los Barrios coal-fired power plant in Cadiz province, southern…

22 09 2021 | 13:34

IRENA: Joint Statement "Advancing Renewables in Agricultutre to meet SDGS & Climate Objectives"

Energy use is responsible for about one-third of greenhouse gases emitted by food systems. However, large disparities remain in the access to and use of sustainable, clean energy for agricultural…

17 09 2021 | 15:19

1600 Oils and Gas Wells Could Close as LA County Votes to End Drilling

Some 1,600 oil and gas drilling sites, many of them still active, may be on track to close after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Wednesday to end new fossil drilling.

16 09 2021 | 13:20

Adani reaches goal to fund 25 gigawatts of renewables by 2025 target .

India-based renewables developer Adani Green Energy has raised US$750 million through a green bond offer, securing the debt and equity needed to reach a 25GW renewables target. The bond offer, which…

16 09 2021 | 12:39

Meet the industry alliance pushing for 100% EV sales by 2030

Forward-thinking policies helped accelerate European electric vehicle sales and put more than half a million EVs on the road.

16 09 2021 | 12:26

Tamil Nadu plans 4 more gigawatts of solar, battery storage projects.

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is planning to develop 4GW of additional solar projects as well as new battery energy storage systems, according to local media. State Electricity Minister V…

16 09 2021 | 12:21

UK establishes 265 million-pound subsidy pot for renewable developers

Renewable energy developers will compete for a share in a £265m subsidy pot as the government aims to support a record number of projects in the sector through a milestone subsidy scheme later this…

16 09 2021 | 12:11

Amazon and The Nature Conservancy announce launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

The initiative will focus on reforestation and regenerative agroforestry in the Amazon rainforest, removing up to 10 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. Investment in the…

09 09 2021 | 12:59

#Elxn44 Opinion: Online Climate Simulator Can Point Campaign Discussions to Solutions that Work

If massive public investment in renewable energy were only enough on its own to draw average global warming down to 3.5°C, but fossil fuel and methane reductions brought the world within reach of 1.5…

31 08 2021 | 09:12

California directive orders new buildings to have solar panels from 2023: ‘A future beyond fossil fuels’

‘The future we’re trying to build together is a future beyond fossil fuels’ Energy regulators in California have voted to require most new buildings to require solar panels from the beginning of…

30 08 2021 | 12:03

Denmark,Costa Rica Build International Alliance to Speed Fossil Phaseout

Denmark and Costa Rica are working to build a Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) of countries willing to stop issuing new permits for fossil exploration and set a deadline to phase out oil and gas…

26 08 2021 | 07:48

‘Decarbonising aviation’: the Electric EEL could be the future of flying

The hybrid electric plane uses batteries instead of a conventional engine, the makers argue this means it is quieter, cheaper and greener At first glance it did not look very different from the…

23 08 2021 | 12:53

Swedish company makes world’s first delivery of ‘Green Steel’ made without using coal

‘Test delivery is an important step toward a fully fossil-free iron and steel production value chain’ Swedish joint venture Hybrit has made the world’s first customer delivery of “green steel,”…

23 08 2021 | 12:34

Biden eying 2050 as deadline for fossil-free aircraft fuel requirement

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is quietly discussing a target date of 2050 for weaning aircraft off fossil fuels as part of the White House’s broader push to fight climate change, sources…