The annual major gathering of international climate leaders, the Climate Week NYC, is taking place between 18-24 September paving the way for this year’s COP23, taking place in November in Bonn, where world leaders will convene to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The Carbon Tracker Initiative published a new report about the profitability of coal power plants in the US, suggesting that phasing out of uneconomical coal power plants could not only save $10 billion per year by 2021 for consumers, but also boost the whole country’s competitiveness.
A survey that was conducted by the information and research platform Smart Energy Decisions in 94 major corporations and institutions suggests that the US President’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement hasn’t affected their commitment to the clean energy transition.
Non-profit investor coalition Ceres published its second Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report where it assessed forty two companies from the food, beverage and packaging sectors for their water management performance.
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.
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.
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.
During the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting last week in Montreal, one of the pivotal issues under discussion was IPCC’s funding crisis after US announced the end of the US’s $2 million contribution, which accounted for 45 percent of the organizations funds for 2016.
Goldman Sachs Bank announced a purchase commitment of $300 million from Mosaic, a leading American provider of affordable home solar financing solutions.
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.
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19 September 2017
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