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  1. Vattenfall acquires German wind development project
    Vattenfall acquires German wind development project 18 Aug 2016

    Vattenfall has acquired a wind development project consisting of up to 79 turbines in the German North Sea.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  2. UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer
    UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer 10 Aug 2016

    Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Kerry Adler, founder and CEO of SkyPower, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  3. ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid
    ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid 3 Aug 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than $30 million from Norway’s transmission system operator Statnett for two substations that will strengthen grid reliability and boost power supplies

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  4. The Blue Circle approved for 40 MW wind project in Vietnam
    The Blue Circle approved for 40 MW wind project in Vietnam 28 Jul 2016

    Southeast Asia’s leading wind energy developer The Blue Circle has received an Investment Certificate from the Vietnamese authorities for its 40 Megawatt (MW) Dam Nai project, in Ninh Thuan province, South Vietnam

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola
    Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola 6 Jun 2016

    United Nations environment chief, Achim Steiner, met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges in the southern African nation

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  6. EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement
    EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement 26 May 2016

    Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest internationally owned public bank, will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China

    Asia,Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  7. Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA
    Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA 23 May 2016

    Since we gathered for UNEA-1, the environment has shifted from the margins of attention to the center of global decision making

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly
    Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly 10 May 2016

    Statement by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) read at statehouse on 10 May 2016

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA
    Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA 9 May 2016

    UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today delivered a lecture entitled "Green Pathways to a Sustainable Future" at the Strathmore Business School in Nairobi on the role of the upcoming UN Environment Assembly

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. EIB Vice President Jonathan Taylor, Global Finance Keynote Speech, BNEF Summit, 4 April 2016
    EIB Vice President Jonathan Taylor, Global Finance Keynote Speech, BNEF Summit, 4 April 2016 5 May 2016

    According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, some US$8 trillion will be invested in renewables between now and 2040

    Europe,North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy

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