As urgency begins to underpin the need to finance projects that will deliver...
- Global Green Bond Partnership: reinvigorating green energy investment, again
- California approves solar power law for new homes built from 2020
- COP24 kicks off to advance implementation of Paris Agreement
- UK to spend additional £20m on CCUS in Clean Growth Action Plan
- IAEA addresses North Korea, Iran nuclear activity
Global Green Bond Partnership: reinvigorating green energy investment, again
As urgency begins to underpin the need to finance projects that will deliver the Paris Agreement goals, a coalition of international organisations has launched a new Global Green Bond Partnership to accelerate the issuance of green bonds. Heidi Vella speaks to one of the founding members, as well as industry experts, to find out what impact green bonds can have in funding a cleaner, greener future.
Global transmission and distribution conductors markets to grow steadily to 2022
The global power transmission and power distribution conductors markets are expected to grow with a CAGR of 4.3% and 2.91%, during the forecast period (2018–2022).
November’s top new stories
Johnson Controls International signed an $13.2bn agreement to sell its power solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners, and France to increase its renewables budget to €71bn from 2019-28. Power-technology.com wraps up the key news stories from November 2018.
California approves solar power law for new homes built from 2020
The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) has approved a new solar power law that requires houses built in the state from 2020 to include rooftop solar panels.
COP24 kicks off to advance implementation of Paris Agreement
The annual United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP24) began today in Katowice, Poland, to help governments finalise and implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
UK to spend additional £20m on CCUS in Clean Growth Action Plan
UK Energy Minister Claire Perry has pledged to spend an additional £20m on Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) under its Clean Growth Action Plan, including the construction of the first CCUS emissions storage facility.
Weeks before COP24, Poland allocates significant coal-based capacity
Poland, which is the host for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change summit, has recently completed its first auction for the capacity mechanism.
Engie takes bigger strides in lucrative Indian renewables market
Engie, one of the largest foreign investors in India’s solar space, is undertaking bigger leaps by reinforcing its commitment to decentralized renewable energy systems for rural India.
IAEA addresses North Korea, Iran nuclear activity
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano addressed the key issues facing the global nuclear industry while speaking to the board of governors and press yesterday, including the apparent expansion of North Korea nuclear power generation.
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