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  1. UN calls for clean energy investments to be doubled to $660bn
    UN calls for clean energy investments to be doubled to $660bn 2 Feb 2016

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called on the private sector to double clean energy investments to $660bn by 2020.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. Nike sponsoring Portland’s bike-share scheme
    Nike sponsoring Portland’s bike-share scheme 1 Feb 2016

    US manufacturing and sportswear giant will sponsor a new bike-share scheme is Portland, Oregon

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport
  3. Paris Agreement ‘decisive turning point’ on climate change, says UN adviser
    Paris Agreement ‘decisive turning point’ on climate change, says UN adviser 1 Feb 2016

    There are already clear signs that the COP21 Paris climate deal is a decisive turning point in the global effort to combat climate change

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  4. Copenhagen to divest all fossil fuel investments from £700m fund
    Copenhagen to divest all fossil fuel investments from £700m fund 1 Feb 2016

    Danish capital will confirm plans on Tuesday to divest from all fossil fuel holdings, according to Mayor Frank Jensen

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  5. Rwanda signs solar power deal for 250,000 homes
    Rwanda signs solar power deal for 250,000 homes 29 Jan 2016

    Rwanda has signed a deal with Ignite Power to help achieve the government’s target of electricity access for 70% of the country’s homes

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  6. India names first 20 ‘smart cities’ for $7.5bn project
    India names first 20 ‘smart cities’ for $7.5bn project 29 Jan 2016

    India confirmed the first 20 cities to receive funding for a makeover on Thursday as part of the government’s 100 smart cities project

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport
  7. French energy minister calls for higher carbon pricing
    French energy minister calls for higher carbon pricing 28 Jan 2016

    Segolene Royal, has called for higher carbon pricing to promote clean technology at a UN meeting of investors

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. UN, World Bank launch new panel on clean water and sanitation
    UN, World Bank launch new panel on clean water and sanitation 28 Jan 2016

    The United Nations and the World Bank Group have announced a new panel to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal for water and sanitation

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  9. Kyocera building the world’s largest floating solar power plant
    Kyocera building the world’s largest floating solar power plant 28 Jan 2016

    Kyoto-based company confirmed that it began construction on the 13.7MW Yamakura Dam project in Chiba Prefecture

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  10. Facebook announces new 100% renewable energy data centre
    Facebook announces new 100% renewable energy data centre 27 Jan 2016

    Social networking giant will build a new data centre in Ireland that will be its second in Europe 100% powered by renewable energy

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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