Whyalla Steelworks, a major steel and rail manufacturer based in South Australia, has announced the development of 1GW renewable energy projects to power its energy intensive operations, including solar, battery storage and pumped hydro.
Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond after it raised 100 million Fijian dollars to finance climate mitigation and adaptation projects.
The multi-billionaire founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson aims to lead the post-hurricane rebuilding effort in the Caribbean islands, possibly including debt relief negotiation efforts led by the International Monetary Fund.
During the opening keynote at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) taking place in Dubai, Dubai’s Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced that through its Dubai Green Fund, it has already secured more than $650 million for green projects.
Lumos Energy, a Canadian clean energy advisor to indigenous communities released a new report where it found that clean energy projects with participation from indigenous communities have steeply increased during the past 10 years.
A month after Nicaragua announced its intention to join the Paris Agreement, the country officially committed to the landmark climate accord, - one day after UNFCCC published a new report urging policymakers to upscale existing and new climate policies in order for the Paris goals to be met.
As of Monday, old petrol and diesel vehicles that want to drive in central London will have to meet minimum emission standards or they will have to pay an extra daily charge of £10, in addition to the £11.5 Congestion Charge which was introduced in 2013.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) published its new “Energy Access Outlook: From Poverty to Prosperity” report stating that the role of coal in the pathway to universal electricity access is declining “dramatically” in comparison to the past.
Drax (DRX.L), SSE (SSE.L), VPI Immingham and InterGen wrote a letter to the British Chancellor Philip Hammond asking for more clarity on what the future of the carbon tax will be during the 2020s.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) broke a record in the Bank’s history in financing clean energy projects, financing well over 1GW of new renewable capacity in 2017.
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