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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 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

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

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the October update on global developments in sustainable energy finance   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Support Encourages Economic Growth, Private Investment Many sustainable energy finance initiatives announced this month are supplying large amounts of financing to one or more entities for on-lending to local companies or households … Continue reading

Energy transition causing headaches for utilities

Energy transition causing headaches for utilities

More and more corporations want to go fully renewable and, as explained by Karen Uhlenhuth in the Midwest Energy News, this is causing problems for many utilities. What are your views?   Utilities squeezed as corporations seek renewable energy elsewhere As large corporations increasingly demand 100 percent renewable energy, many utilities are left in a … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the September update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: IEA Releases ‘World Energy Investment 2016,’ New Financing Channels Open This month’s update recaps the findings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on global investment in sustainable energy financing, as well as … Continue reading