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  1. 700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh
    700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh 18 Sep 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarded the 700MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in a Saudi Arabia- China consortium with a record bid of $7.3 cents per KWh.

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year
    Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year 18 Sep 2017

    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.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies
    US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies 14 Sep 2017

    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.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment 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. 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
  6. 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
  7. Goldman Sachs purchases $300 million in loans for residential solar installations
    Goldman Sachs purchases $300 million in loans for residential solar installations 12 Sep 2017

    Goldman Sachs Bank announced a purchase commitment of $300 million from Mosaic, a leading American provider of affordable home solar financing solutions.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. 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
  9. Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt
    Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt 8 Sep 2017

    A recent report from the consumer advocacy group Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) “Spotlight on Millennials” shed light to Generation’s Y consumption habits revealing that the Millennials are more keen on new clean energy technologies than older generations.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. DONG Energy successfully dismantled the world’s first offshore wind farm
    DONG Energy successfully dismantled the world’s first offshore wind farm 7 Sep 2017

    After more than 25 years of operations, DONG Energy successfully dismantled the Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm- the first offshore wind farm in the world.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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