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Switzerland sets important example

Switzerland sets important example

Many of us knew energy efficiency funds coming from Switzerland. One of the best known is SUSI Partners. It is encouraging to see in a news item on the Swissinfo.ch website that the country was named the top global investor in energy efficiency. Now we need more to follow its lead. Switzerland named top global … Continue reading

Importance of providing low-cost finance options for homeowners and businesses if ambitious targets for energy saving are to be met discussed in recent event in Dublin

Importance of providing low-cost finance options for homeowners and businesses if ambitious targets for energy saving are to be met discussed in recent event in Dublin

This past week, there was an event in Dublin examining how energy efficiency is financed in Europe and discussing the importance of providing low-cost finance options for homeowners and businesses if ambitious targets for energy saving are to be met. The event was reporting in an article on the Irish Tech News website.   Low … Continue reading

Update on high-level meeting on SDG financing

Update on high-level meeting on SDG financing

Ana Maria Lebada from the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides an update on a high-level meeting on SDG financing in New York.   High-level Meeting on SDG Financing Calls for Better Data, Long-term Investment During the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, … Continue reading

Financing America’s renewable energy sector

Financing America’s renewable energy sector

In the energy transition, much effort is given to unlock necessary financing. Julia Pyper writes on the GreenTech Media website about what financiers need to do to facilitate financing since they say could double their planned investments in the U.S. renewable energy sector   What Financiers Need to Unlock $1 Trillion in Renewable Energy Investment … Continue reading

Foreign investments in Africa’s energy need to focus on self-sufficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability

Foreign investments in Africa’s energy need to focus on self-sufficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability

There are considerable investments now in Africa to improve the energy infrastructure and ensure better energy access. However, as written in an article on The Conversation website, Philipp Trotter, PhD candidate at the University of Bath and Sabah Abdullah, Research Fellow, The University of Queensland, write that more understanding of the long-term implications of current … Continue reading