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  Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050

Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050

one day ago
Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.

  Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy

Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy

2 days ago
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

  South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal

South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal

3 days ago
Oceania, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The state government of South Australia has contracted a new solar thermal power plant with SolarReserve in Port Augusta to power its facilities.

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  Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables

Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables

11:06am - 10 August 2017
North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

US city Orlando has approved on Tuesday the new target of reaching 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

  Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line

Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line

9:40am - 9 August 2017
Europe, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities

Clothing giant Primark just announced the launch of its first sustainable cotton line.

  CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy

CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy

2:34pm - 8 August 2017
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Energy Finance just announced their new investment design aiming at facilitating cheaper long-term capital to finance wind and solar energy projects.

  Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers

Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers

4:13pm - 7 August 2017
North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The new pilot programme to make renewable energy available for low-income customers proposed by the utility Con Edison has recently been approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC).

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A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean

9:51am - 2 August 2017
  A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean

Tilos, a small island in the Cyclades complex in the Aegean Sea, is on set to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean by solely relying in renewables.

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

China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world

1:39pm - 3 August 2017
  China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world

China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.

Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables

10:32am - 3 August 2017
  Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables

The Spanish Ministry of Energy awarded a total of 5,037MW after its latest auction, although although the action was initially seeking for 3,000MW.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

5:44pm - 31 July 2017
  JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

On Friday 28 July, the global banking giant JPMorgan Chase announced that by 2015, all its property assets will be fuelled exclusively with renewable energy and that by then it will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Investment Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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