Renewables

News and related information about the increased use of renewables and renewable energy sources. This will include details of the energy transition or green transition, green economy and the inclusion solar PV, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides (tidal) and hot hydrogen fusion into the energy mix. This section will cover policy and regulation such as the Green Deal, investment news and new technology such as floating solar farms and hybrid renewable solutions. Renewable assets, data analysis of these assets and investment opportunities in the sector will be highlighted.

sustainability

Visa commits to environmental sustainability with $500 million green bond

Visa has expanded its commitment to sustainability by issuing a $500 million green bond.

Ed’s note: Energy transition causing big change on small islands

Besides the fact that islands are most at risk of rising sea levels caused by climate change, their remote position makes them vulnerable in terms of energy security. Interesting initiatives are developing to stimulate an energy transition, writes Pamela Largue.

RWE joins newly launched European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

RWE has joined the newly launched European Clean Hydrogen Alliance.
energy project maldives

ADB backs Maldives’ $151.13 million waste-to-energy project

The ADB is helping the government of Maldives to develop a $151.13 million waste-to-energy plant.
UK renewables

UK: National Infrastructure Commission calls for 65% renewables by 2030

New research carried out for the UK's National Infrastructure Commission shows that Britain should aim for renewables to meet two-thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
clean energy

New report outlines key focus areas for a clean energy future

A new report by DNV GL presents four key focus areas, renewable solutions, strategies and policies for a clean energy future.
LONGi

China’s LONGi to power global operations with 100% renewables by 2028

LONGi has announced an 8-year roadmap to achieve 100% renewable energy use for its global operations by 2028.
cleantech startups

Achieving net zero: Too cheap to meter or too expensive to...

Overall, if the paths to net zero are taken, significant upfront investment will have to be made over a sustained period and at the moment there is not the market signals to make this happen.
Americans wind

UKRI funding announced for offshore, geothermal clean energy innovation

The UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), supported by the UK government, has announced early-stage investment for seventeen new projects that will boost local growth via the UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund.
Facebook PPA

Facebook to buy 170MW of windpower in landmark renewables deal

Apex Clean Energy has announced a 170MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook from its Lincoln Land Wind project, making the social media giant it's largest corporate customer by megawatt.

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