Renewable Energy OK, But Not Too Close to Home

Almost nobody wants to live close to fossil fuel power plants, but renewable energy sources can be nearby . When it comes to transitioning from carbon-based to renewable source energy systems, Americans are on board. They’re less keen, however, having these new energy…

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Harnessing offshore wind

The FINANCIAL — The UK government wants offshore wind to power every home in the UK by 2030. The UK is a world leader in offshore wind energy. UKRI researchers are helping deliver this ambitious target.…

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Back to Nature in the Big City

The FINANCIAL --  According to EBRD, “Nature-based solutions” is a term for all solutions that use the natural world to mitigate the effects of climate change. It sounds rural, but the phrase covers multiple possibilities, from tree planting to soak up carbon emissions…

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Netherlands: Dutch district heating gets green acceleration

The FINANCIAL -- Euro 50 million EIB loan to Dutch sustainable energy and waste company HVC, supported under the Investment Plan for Europe, to support HVC’s 5-year investment plans. Financing will be used to provide heating from renewable sources to greenhouse horticulture in Dutch…

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Leading energy companies announce Transition Principles

The FINANCIAL --According to Royal Dutch Shell eight leading energy companies have jointly developed and agreed Principles as a collaborative platform for energy transition. Joint collaborative approach welcomed by investors leading engagement with companies across sector through Climate Action 100+. Principles support collective industry acceleration…

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Kazakhstan forges ahead with Renewable Energy

The FINANCIAL — The signing of a syndicated US$95.3 million deal to support the construction of the Zhanatas 100 MW wind farm in southern Kazakhstan, marks a major milestone in the decarbonisation and diversification journey away from the country’s coal legacy.  This will be one of the largest…

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Equinor plans to become net zero energy company by 2050

The FINANCIAL — Equinor today announces its ambition to become a net-zero energy company by 2050. The ambition includes emissions from production and final consumption of energy. It sets a clear strategic direction and demonstrates Equinor’s continued commitment to long-term value creation…

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