Stopping the dumping of high sulphur diesel

Stopping the dumping of high sulphur diesel

Europe has increasing stringent environmental regulations. It is unfortunate that diesel fuel it cannot use itself because of high sulphur content is shipped abroad to be used by others. It is encouraging to read the article in The Guardian by Alice Ross that several African countries are now refusing to allow such “dumping.”   Five … Continue reading

“Huge variations in performance” in levels of carbon efficiency among the world’s 2,000 largest listed firms

“Huge variations in performance” in levels of carbon efficiency among the world’s 2,000 largest listed firms

Luke Nicholls and Alex Baldwin provide an important article on the edie.net website about the large gap between the worst and best-performing businesses on energy efficiency. This was a global study.   Energy efficiency: ‘Champions and dunces’ exist in every industry The world’s largest listed companies could save 1.4 billion tonnes of CO2 – the … Continue reading

Reflections on the European Commission’s ‘winter package’

Reflections on the European Commission’s ‘winter package’

Louise Sunderland, an independent consultant and a member of the Energy Advice Exchange, has written this important article on her initial reaction to having read the Commission’s winter package, entitled ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’ that was published on November 30th. We would now like to get your views.   Commission’s Winter Package: “consumers are … Continue reading

Powering up the road

Powering up the road

The energy transition is bringing forward many innovations. Mark Hookham writes in the Sunday Times about plans to cover a road with thin solar panels in Britain. This follows a trial made recently in France.   Sunshine strip: solar road panels to power homes A road covered in a layer of thin solar panels that … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Africa in the Spotlight The month of November was filled with sustainable energy financing news out of Africa. This Update recaps the African finance initiatives announced concurrently … Continue reading