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  1. New campaign to convince Republicans to support renewable energy
    New campaign to convince Republicans to support renewable energy 19 Dec 2017

    A new conservative group has launched a campaign aiming to convince members of the Republican party about the advantages of renewable energy in Wisconsin, US.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. BP invests in the largest solar development company in Europe
    BP invests in the largest solar development company in Europe 18 Dec 2017

    British Petroleum is set to invest $200 million to acquire 43 percent of Lightsource, the largest solar power project developer in Europe, as a way to diversify its business portfolio away from fossil fuels.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. The world’s largest coal port to shift away from coal transport
    The world’s largest coal port to shift away from coal transport 18 Dec 2017

    The port of Newcastle in Australia has announced its plans to pursue a new diversification strategy away from coal transport to reduce the region’s economic dependency on the commodity and prevent future risks.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant
    China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant 14 Dec 2017

    China is set to break yet another record in solar technology by developing a world-first 150 megawatt (MW) floating solar PV plant as a new experiment aimed at cutting down the cost of solar energy.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. European utilities commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2050
    European utilities commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 11 Dec 2017

    More than 3,500 European utility companies have declared a new vision for the electricity sector officially committing to lead the low-carbon energy transition calling on policymakers to accelerate electrification.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery
    Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery 6 Dec 2017

    South Korea’s Hyundai Electric is set to build a 150 megawatt (MW) lithium ion battery, competing against Tesla’s recent achievement of building the largest battery in Australia within 100 days.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia
    Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia 1 Dec 2017

    An international consortium of energy companies has presented its plans to develop a 6 gigawatt (GW) solar and wind hybrid project in Western Australia, designed to export clean energy to Indonesia through subsea cables.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets
    The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets 30 Nov 2017

    The European Union has voted to increase its binding targets on both energy efficiency and renewable energy, sending a signal to member states to scale-up clean energy policies.

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016
    Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016 28 Nov 2017

    According to the latest review from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), new solar capacity is growing at an unprecedented rate due to decreased costs and innovative applications that facilitate energy access for millions.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia
    Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia 27 Nov 2017

    A new waste-to-energy plant is set to start operations in Ethiopia aiming to revolutionise waste management practices in the country.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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