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  Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso

Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso

6 hours ago
Asia, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Through a new partnership between Toyota, Mazda, and Denso, the three automobile companies will jointly establish a new company to develop zero-emission electric cars.

  Michael Bloomberg donates $64 million to anti-coal campaign in US

Michael Bloomberg donates $64 million to anti-coal campaign in US

9 hours ago
North America, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Former Mayor of New York City, billionaire, and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg has announced a new commitment of $64 million to support Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign; one day after President Donald Trump repealed the Clean Power Plan.

  Norwegian firm signs $2.9 billion deal to develop 2GW solar farms in Iran

Norwegian firm signs $2.9 billion deal to develop 2GW solar farms in Iran

about 11 hours ago
Middle East, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Norwegian solar panel maker Saga Energy signed a deal worth $2.9 billion with Iran's state-owned company Amin Energy Developers to develop solar farms around the country totaling 2GW of installed capacity.

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  UN Environment launches $1 billion fund for sustainable farming

UN Environment launches $1 billion fund for sustainable farming

2:26pm - 18 October 2017
Worldwide, Agriculture, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

UN Environment partnered with Dutch financial institution Rabobank to establish a $1 billion fund offering grants and loans to businesses interesting in investing in sustainable farming practices.

  The world’s first floating wind farm commissioned in Scotland

The world’s first floating wind farm commissioned in Scotland

11:45am - 18 October 2017
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon inaugurated the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, another first for the Scottish dynamic offshore wind potential.

  EBRD is financing the biggest wind farm in Serbia

EBRD is financing the biggest wind farm in Serbia

9:28am - 18 October 2017
Europe, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Serbia’s 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm will receive €215 million in syndicated loans from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), as announced on Tuesday through a press release.

  Kroger Field in Kentucky was rewarded for its environmental performance and sustainable design

Kroger Field in Kentucky was rewarded for its environmental performance and sustainable design

4:00pm - 17 October 2017
North America, Sports, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Kroger Field, the home of the Kentucky football team has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its high environmental performance and its sustainable and innovative design.

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Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth

10:48am - 2 October 2017
  Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth

Morocco is getting ready to launch a €200 million programme to spark investment in solar power projects in the agricultural sector by 2021.

Africa, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Tesla willing to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity system with solar

11:12am - 6 October 2017
  Tesla willing to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity system with solar

After Hurricane Maria hit the island, there has been increased interest in the potential of renewable energies in Puerto Rico, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeting on Thursday that the company can transform the energy supply of the island with the power of solar.

North America, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030

11:29am - 13 October 2017
  Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030

According to Reuters, the Paris City Hall announced on Thursday that it plans to introduce a petrol and diesel phase-out plan in Paris by 2030, as a way to tackle significantly high levels of air pollution.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Wind energy provided 206% of Scotland’s entire electricity needs

3:22pm - 9 October 2017
  Wind energy provided 206% of Scotland’s entire electricity needs

WWF Scotland analysed wind power data provided by Weather Energy and found that wind turbines provided 86,467MWh to the national grid on 2 October, more than double the country’s total daily electricity needs.

Europe, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

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