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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 May update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Infrastructure Central to Renewable Energy Deployment and Access The push for renewable energy and improved energy access often requires improved or new energy infrastructure. Developing and building … Continue reading

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

Werner van Zyl, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Lecturer in sustainable energy at the University of KwaZulu-Natal writes that our long-term sustainable energy solution has to focus more on the sun.   All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of … 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 February update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: EU Invests in Energy Infrastructure; Energy Efficiency in the Spotlight in Europe, Central Asia During the month of February, EU countries made significant investments in energy infrastructure, … 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 January update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Transportation and Housing Projects Receive Support Several new financing announcements and partnerships were announced for renewable energy projects, public transportation and residential housing. Financing for renewable energy … Continue reading

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