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  1. Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile
    Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile 21 Aug 2014

    Clean energy developers are set to invest around US$7 billion in renewable energy projects in Chile after Energy Minister Pacheco announced a suite of financial incentives on Thursday

    South America, Sustainable Energy, Finance
  2. IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru
    IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru 21 Aug 2014

    The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a groundbreaking report on renewable energy potential in Peru that could become a model for the Latin American region

    South America, Sustainable Energy
  3. ACT government targets carbon neutrality
    ACT government targets carbon neutrality 21 Aug 2014

    The Australian Capital Territory government is aiming to make its operations carbon neutral by 2020 and Environment Minister Simon Corbell announced that a new framework will be implemented with a wide-ranging buildings audit the first step

    Oceania, Policy
  4. USAID and Rockefeller Foundation launch $100m climate fund for Africa and Asia
    USAID and Rockefeller Foundation launch $100m climate fund for Africa and Asia 20 Aug 2014

    The US Agency for International Development and the Rockefeller Foundation have launched a US$100 million (£60 million) fund to help countries in Africa and Asia improve their resiliency to climate change

    Africa, Asia, North America, Finance
  5. Ebola epidemic being driven by deforestation and climate change
    Ebola epidemic being driven by deforestation and climate change 20 Aug 2014

    The deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa has been partly caused by deforestation and climate change according to new evidence from experts.

    Africa, Policy, Agriculture
  6. Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond
    Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond 19 Aug 2014

    Candidates for new fund will have to outbid other community partnerships in order to gain access to funding, and will have to demonstrate how their projects are the most effective in promoting renewable energy developments

    Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  7. India announces plans to build 100 smart cities
    India announces plans to build 100 smart cities 19 Aug 2014

    India's new government has announced ambitious plans to spend US$1.13 billion (£690 million) on building 100 "smart cities" across the country

    Asia, Smart Cities
  8. UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries
    UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries 18 Aug 2014

    United Nations Environment Programme and global risk management company DNV GL have announced a new partnership to improve access to climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies in developing countries

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy
  9. BMW launch EV series in Singapore
    BMW launch EV series in Singapore 18 Aug 2014

    BMW i3 electric vehicle (EV) and the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car were unveiled last week as part of the company's move to expand its e-mobility footprint in Asia

    Asia, Transport
  10. First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK
    First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK 15 Aug 2014

    New Siemens turbine is the first of 35 to be installed off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and represents the next generation of larger machines designed to boost output and reduce costs

    Sustainable Energy, Technology & Innovation, Europe

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