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  1. Australian university to become 100% solar powered
    Australian university to become 100% solar powered 19 Jan 2018

    The University of New South Wales in Sydney has signed an agreement to ensure 100% of its electricity needs will be met by solar photovoltaics.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. UK storms ahead with new wind power record
    UK storms ahead with new wind power record 19 Jan 2018

    The UK’s wind power sector has reached new heights this week by breaking its record for the amount of electricity generated at any one time.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. France plans to double wind power capacity within five years
    France plans to double wind power capacity within five years 19 Jan 2018

    The French government has unveiled new proposals to accelerate the development of wind power in the country.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018
    Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018 18 Jan 2018

    Saudi Arabia has recently announced its plans to deploy at least $7 billion worth of renewable energy projects, focusing its strategy on taking advantage of the country’s solar potential.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. New international body sheds light to the geopolitics of the energy transition
    New international body sheds light to the geopolitics of the energy transition 18 Jan 2018

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation to examine how renewable energy is affecting the dynamics of energy international relations between states.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage
    How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage 17 Jan 2018

    The Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands is about to commission a vast battery plant tied to electric vehicle charging stations, showcasing the versatile business opportunities that battery storage offers whilst facilitating the energy transition.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  7. Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex
    Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex 16 Jan 2018

    More than 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster hit Ukraine and the entire site was left abandoned, solar energy farms are now offering a way to create value and supply clean electricity to the region.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind
    Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind 16 Jan 2018

    RenewableUK, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations, has urged the government to support the country’s onshore wind sector.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. L’Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017
    L’Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017 15 Jan 2018

    The US branch of the French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has been recognised as the top performing global company on sustainability in 2017.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan
    EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan 15 Jan 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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