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Decarbonising our entire economy by 2050 will require massive investments and investor patience to allow investments to pay off

Decarbonising our entire economy by 2050 will require massive investments and investor patience to allow investments to pay off

The scale of the climate crisis and its potential impacts mean we need a scientific and investment revolution to tackle it. There are opportunities for patient investors in areas such as energy storage and electrification. It’s time to tap into the power of science and innovation. Nicole Systrom, Founder of the Sutro Energy Group explains … Continue reading

European Court of Auditors states that greater focus on cost-effectiveness still needed in co-funded energy efficiency investments in buildings

European Court of Auditors states that greater focus on cost-effectiveness still needed in co-funded energy efficiency investments in buildings

The European Court of Auditors recently assessed whether EU co-funded energy efficiency investments in buildings had cost-effectively helped the EU toward its 2020 energy saving target. Cost-effectiveness is not a determining factor for allocating public funding to energy efficiency measures in residential buildings, according to a new report from the ECA. Despite improved guidance from … Continue reading

Seven facts about financing efficiency projects outline what to know when budgeting for energy solutions

Seven facts about financing efficiency projects outline what to know when budgeting for energy solutions

Adam Fairbanks, CEO of a firm dedicated to providing cost-effective retrofit solutions for its commercial and industrial clients in the US writes on the Facility Executive website about seven facts about financing energy efficiency projects.  Do you agree?   7 Facts About Financing Energy Efficiency Projects Facilities need energy efficiency; this is no longer a … Continue reading

“Some of the most influential players in the global economy are spearheading the shift toward a clean, green, emissions-free world”

“Some of the most influential players in the global economy are spearheading the shift toward a clean, green, emissions-free world”

The financial services industry is redirecting huge flows of money from fossil fuels to low-carbon technology.  Andrew Higham, Chief Executive of Mission 2020 and a visiting fellow of practice at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, explains in an article on the Financial News website.   How to speed up the slow greening … Continue reading