Tracks news on public/private investments in all green, clean, renewable technologies, bonds, government guarantees, etc.
Governments across Indian states seem to be scrambling to launch programs to set up solar rooftop projects after the success of such projects in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state. The latest state to join the bandwagon is the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which has had years of supply-demand issues in the power sector. The [...]
Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction.
By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst - VERGE Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction. That’s one of the eye-opening findings from a new White House report released yesterday, serving as an important reminder that action is essential, but so are scale, speed [...]
Contents: Towards Sustainable Development Goals – Publication Climate Adaptation Strategies in the European Union – Policy Brief Emissions Trading in the Climate Policy Mix – Publication Energy Subsidies: Paying the Polluter – Publication New EU-Governance in the Energy Sector - What can be learned from Projects of Common [...]
Alternative Energy Why VATs on Solar Energy Hinder Progress on Energy Poverty Posted: 28 Jul 2014 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Levi’s Stadium: Super Green & “The Most Connected Stadium” Posted: 27 Jul 2014 05:00 PM PDT Filed [...]
NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines www.NewEnergyNews.net/ TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, July 28: * TODAY’S STUDY: MORE AND SMARTER MEDIA COVERAGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN 2014 * QUICK NEWS, July 28: CLIMATE SKEPTICS REACHING ‘CATASTROPHIC’ NUMBERS; THE COST OF [...]
Solar Sisters Unite! SEI Offers Women's Only PV101 Online - August 18th According to the 2013 National Solar Jobs Census the future is bright for the solar industry indeed: "With the expected addition of over 22,200 new solar workers over the next year, employment in the solar industry is expected to grow by 15.6% during a period in which [...]
Upcoming Course: From 1 to 19 September, 2014 Registrations The ESRA Online Course aims to provide managers, leaders and analysts in commercial, corporate, investment and retail banking with the tools for environmental and social risks analysis, to [...]
Taiwan’s ASE issues Asia’s first corporate green bond – $300m, BBB, 6yrs – and it’s SIX times oversubscribed!! Asian green bonds may be about to blast off.
I’m in Cambodia, visiting the amazing Ankgor Wat, ancient religious centre of a city that apparently had a population of half a million people(link is external) in 1200 AD. The temple’s bas-reliefs(link is external) are full of triumphal armies, marching through exquisite carvings of trees and forests. They liked their green. We [...]
Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework to guide [...]
FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND REPORT RANKS U.S. ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANIES’ RENEWABLE ENERGY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE
Xcel Energy, Edison International, Sempra Energy, Northeast Utilities, PG&E Rank High; Dominion Resources, Southern Company, SCANA Rank Low BOSTON, MA (July 24, 2014) -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prepares for July 29-Aug 1 listening sessions on its Clean Power Plan for existing power plants, a new report from Ceres [...]