Renewables & Environment http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com Renewables and Environment News, Information and Legislation en Copyright 2017, Renewables & Environment Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:47:38 +0100 60 RENEWABLES AND ENVIRONMENT http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/themes/publication_2/theme_1/_img/logo.png Renewables & Environment http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com Foresight acquires 35MW battery storage facility from RES http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2275 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002353.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Foresight Group, the independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has acquired a Port of Tyne 35MW battery storage project from RES (Renewable Energy Systems). <br clear="all"> Finance Dominic Cuthbert Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:36:19 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2275 innogy Zuidwester wind farm in the Netherlands officially opened http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2274 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002352.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> One of Europe’s largest wind farm projects officially opened at Noordoostpolder in the Netherlands. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:41:25 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2274 UK wakes up and smells the coffee (cup recycling) http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/recycling/2273 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002351.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Veolia is rolling out a UK-wide coffee cup recycling solution underscored by trials by partners such as Costa and Starbucks. <br clear="all"> Recycling Dominic Cuthbert Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:00:01 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/recycling/2273 SEP’s Environmental Capital Fund investments in €8.7m Irish wind farm http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2272 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002350.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has provided project finance to fund the construction of the €8.7 million, 4.6MW Curraghderrig wind farm in the Republic of Ireland. <br clear="all"> Finance Dominic Cuthbert Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:15:51 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2272 HySiLabs adds ENGIE CSO to board ahead of €2m funding round http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2271 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002349.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> InnoEnergy-backed HySiLabs, the on-demand hydrogen solutions venture, has appointed Jean-Paul Reich, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at ENGIE, the global electricity, natural gas and energy services operator, as an advisory board member. <br clear="all"> Finance Dominic Cuthbert Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:48:50 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2271 Intelligent Energy launches fuel cell for portable, stationary applications http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2270 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002348.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Intelligent Energy has launched a new range of zero-emissions fuel cell module products designed for portable and stationary power applications. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:58:24 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2270 Carlsberg pledges zero carbon emissions at its breweries by 2030 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2269 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002347.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> The Carlsberg Group has pledged to eliminate carbon emissions and slash water usage by half at its breweries by 2030. <br clear="all"> Carbon Footprint Dominic Cuthbert Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:02 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2269 The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ merge to form single certification http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2268 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002346.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification organisations, will merge, forming a single certification. <br clear="all"> Carbon Footprint Dominic Cuthbert Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:04:25 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2268 IRENA teams up with Central Asia to accelerate renewables uptake http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2267 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002345.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Countries of Central Asia and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have released a Communiqué on accelerating renewable energy deployment in the region. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:47:53 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2267 EBRD approves $500m worth of renewable projects in Egypt http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2266 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002344.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a $500 million framework to finance renewable energy in Egypt. <br clear="all"> Finance Dominic Cuthbert Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:53:48 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/Finance/2266 EBAN Energy launched to drive sustainable energy innovations to market http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2265 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002343.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy accelerator, and EBAN, the European trade association for business angels, seed funds and early stage market players, have entered into a partnership to create EBAN Energy, a network that will drive more sustainable energy innovations to market. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:53:14 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2265 UK can bolster offshore wind by five times by 2030 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/education/2264 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002342.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> The UK can expand its world-beating offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, according to a new study. <br clear="all"> Education Dominic Cuthbert Wed, 07 Jun 2017 10:05:10 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/education/2264 Enel picks up two wind farms in Italy http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2263 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002341.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Enel Green Power has completed the acquisition of 100% of Amec Foster Wheeler Power from Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana, owner of two wind farms in Italy’s southern region of Campania with a total installed capacity of 54.5 MW. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:11:14 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2263 Renault & Powervault to reuse EV batteries in home storage http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/recycling/2262 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002340.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Renault and Powervault have formed a partnership to re-use electric vehicle batteries in home energy storage units. <br clear="all"> Recycling Dominic Cuthbert Mon, 05 Jun 2017 09:32:49 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/recycling/2262 Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2261 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002339.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> US president Donald Trump has pulled the country out of the Paris climate change agreement. <br clear="all"> Carbon Footprint Dominic Cuthbert Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:16:56 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2261 GE and Mainstream formalise 800MW Vietnamese wind project http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2260 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002338.png" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> GE Renewable Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power and local Vietnamese partner the Phu Cuong Group have formalised a $2 billion Joint Development Agreement to develop, build and operate the 800 MW Phu Cuong Wind Farm in the Soc Trang province of Vietnam. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:07:17 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2260 Carbon Trust leads industry project to tackle floating wind challenges http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/education/2259 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002337.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> The Carbon Trust has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector. <br clear="all"> Education Dominic Cuthbert Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:02:48 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/education/2259 New circular economy standard launched for organisations http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2258 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002335.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> BS 8001 British Standard – the world’s first standard for implementing circular economy principles – has been launched. <br clear="all"> Carbon Footprint Dominic Cuthbert Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:44:04 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/carbon/2258 Singapore catch the sun with floating solar http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2257 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002334.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Land scarcity may have limited Singapore’s uptake of solar power, but floating solar panels may be a viable alternative for the city-state surrounded by water. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Wed, 31 May 2017 07:00:01 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2257 Acciona starts up Spain’s first hybrid wind power storage plant http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2256 <img src="http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/images/cache/150x150/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000002333.jpg" align="left" width="150" height="150" alt="" hspace="5" /> Acciona Energía has started up the first hybrid plant for storing electricity in batteries that is part of a grid-connected wind farm in Spain. <br clear="all"> Energy Dominic Cuthbert Tue, 30 May 2017 12:04:33 +0100 http://www.renewablesandenvironment.com/en/re/energy/2256