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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ‘Trump Forest’ campaign aims to compensate for the impact of President Trump's climate policies
    ‘Trump Forest’ campaign aims to compensate for the impact of President Trump's climate policies 25 Aug 2017

    An online international campaign that was launched in New Zealand aims to plant 100 billion trees all around the world, having calculated the carbon offset of Donald Trump’s anti-climate policies.

    Oceania,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions
    Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions 25 Aug 2017

    Mineral Carbonation International, an Australian company which develops carbon utilisation technologies is launching a pilot project aiming to capture carbon emissions and store them in building materials.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Australian Victoria to become the first State to legally bind its renewable energy targets
    Australian Victoria to become the first State to legally bind its renewable energy targets 24 Aug 2017

    Victoria’s State Parliament introduced a legislative package to legally secure its renewable energy targets and send a clear message to markets.

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,Sports,COP 23
  8. Germany to introduce diesel ban over time
    Germany to introduce diesel ban over time 23 Aug 2017

    In an interview with German magazine Superille, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that it's only a matter of time before the country that invented the modern car followed France, UK, India and other countries in banning new cars fitted only with gas or diesel engines- but it did not set an exact date until economic uncertainties associated with the country’s biggest industry are sorted out.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050
    Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050 17 Aug 2017

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22,COP 23
  10. Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy
    Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy 16 Aug 2017

    All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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