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  1. Gigantic 3.24GW Tidal Lagoon Power in Cardiff secured grid connection
    Gigantic 3.24GW Tidal Lagoon Power in Cardiff secured grid connection 12 Sep 2017

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP), the power project developer of the mega tidal project announced on Monday that it received approval to connect the 3.24GW tidal project to the national grid, changing the renewable energy landscape both in the UK and worldwide.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Netherlands' new administration to appoint Minister of Climate Affairs for the first time
    Netherlands' new administration to appoint Minister of Climate Affairs for the first time 11 Sep 2017

    The newly elected Dutch administration will reportedly expand its Ministerial chairs, and the expansion will include a Minister of Climate Affairs, - a first for the Dutch governmental configuration up until now.

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Renewables to produce 85% of global electricity needs by 2050
    Renewables to produce 85% of global electricity needs by 2050 6 Sep 2017

    On Monday, Dutch quality assurance and risk management company DVL GL published its Energy Transition Outlook 2017 report and predicted that by 2050, 85 per cent of global electricity needs and 44 percent of total energy needs will be met by renewables.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Tesla donates 569 kW of solar panels to 150 low-income households
    Tesla donates 569 kW of solar panels to 150 low-income households 6 Sep 2017

    Last week, GRID Alternatives- a US-based non-profit solar installer, announced Tesla’s donation of 569 kW solar PVs along with 15,000 hours of hands-on job training for people interested in the solar industry.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. £1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales
    £1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales 4 Sep 2017

    A solar programme which aims to install rooftop solar panels for social housing tenants across England and Wales was officially launched after Duch Maas Capital invested £160 million in the initiative.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Plans for Sahara to export solar power to Europe revive
    Plans for Sahara to export solar power to Europe revive 4 Sep 2017

    TuNur Ltd filed a request in the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for the authorisation of a 4.5GW solar energy export project destined to fuel Europe.

    Africa,Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Duke Energy Florida cancels nuclear project and invests $6 billion in clean energy projects instead
    Duke Energy Florida cancels nuclear project and invests $6 billion in clean energy projects instead 1 Sep 2017

    Energy company Duke Energy Florida filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) to cease plans to build a nuclear plant in western Florida and invest in a solar energy, storage, grid modernisation and other clean energy projects.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. South Korea announced major shift towards clean energy
    South Korea announced major shift towards clean energy 31 Aug 2017

    In a recent gathering in Sejong, The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy outlined its new policy goals to focus on clean energy production, as part of President Moon Jae-in's nuclear phase out pledge.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units
    Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units 30 Aug 2017

    Xcel Energy, US electricity utility based in Minneapolis, announced that it is considering decommissioning two coal units-a decade earlier than planned, and replace the generational capacity with solar and wind energy, as well as natural gas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper
    BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper 30 Aug 2017

    MINI’s parent company, BMW, confirmed that it will release a full-electric version of the iconic MINI Cooper by 2019.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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