Wednesday, September 18, 2019

IRENA to help fund renewables projects in developing countries

Working with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within...

UPS unveils ‘aggressive’ new sustainability goals

UPS has unveiled aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on...
LEGO introduce sustainable bricks

LEGO introduce sustainable bio-plastic bricks

LEGO, the Danish toy giant, has begun production of a range of sustainable pieces made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new ‘botanical’ elements...
Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Sales of plastic bags across England’s big seven supermarkets have dropped 86% since the introduction of the Government’s 5p levy in 2015, according to...

Climate Group’s RE100 initiative reaches 100 multinationals

The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative has reached its 100 members milestone as AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry and Carlsberg Group joined with a commitment to...

Greenpeace name and shame tech firms failing on environmental footprint

Samsung and Amazon have been condemned for failing to take charge of their environmental footprint in Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics. Despite many of the...

AI platform to help businesses bolster renewables use

Open Energi has launched its AI driven Dynamic Demand 2.0 platform, which helps businesses radically reduce their cost of consuming power. It enables businesses to...
Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Volvo Cars’ engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become its first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating at the beginning of the...

Apple invests $1.3bn in Iowa clean-powered data centre

Apple is to build a new $1.3 billion renewables powered data centre in Iowa. The centre – on the outskirts of Des Moines – will...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

Many businesses across the US are moving aggressively to reduce their carbon footprint, including a major embrace of renewable energy and alternative-fuelled vehicles, according...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...