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  1. The UK commissioned its first subsidy-free solar power plant with battery storage
    The UK commissioned its first subsidy-free solar power plant with battery storage 26 Sep 2017

    The first solar power plant in the UK to operate without any kind of government subsidy will be commissioned on Tuesday, sparking excitement among renewable energy enthusiasts who describe it as a tipping point for the industry.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Giant corporations are asking for new policies to push circular economy
    Giant corporations are asking for new policies to push circular economy 15 Sep 2017

    A newly published report from Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change reveals that corporate giants are asking policy-makers to create an inclusive and robust framework to boost a circular economy.

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Selfridges to make its iconic yellow bags from used coffee cups
    Selfridges to make its iconic yellow bags from used coffee cups 15 Sep 2017

    The British chain of luxury department store recently announced that it is launching an initiative to produce their landmark yellow bags from used coffee cups in partnership with waste company Veolia and paper manufacturer James Cropper.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage
    UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage 14 Sep 2017

    The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Wednesday that Anesco, a UK-based renewable energy company, will be the first commercial solar farm to retain their Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used to charge storage batteries.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. London’s first plastic-free shop is now open
    London’s first plastic-free shop is now open 13 Sep 2017

    In an effort to eliminate plastic pollution and raise awareness, Bulk Market is the first package-free pop up store in Islington, in North London.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis
    Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis 13 Sep 2017

    On 8 September, the German ride-hailing service CleverShuttle launched its first hydrogen fuel cell fleet of taxis in Hamburg.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects
    UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects 13 Sep 2017

    According reports from the Guardian, during this fall, the UK Government will offer more than £3 million to support local authorities to set up clean energy initiatives.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. 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
  9. UK awarded more than 3,3GW in renewable energy projects
    UK awarded more than 3,3GW in renewable energy projects 11 Sep 2017

    On Monday, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) announced the eleven winning projects of its second Contacts for Difference (CFD) allocation round, totalling more than 3,3GW of renewable energy projects.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. 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

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