- EC approves €30.5 billion aid scheme to support renewable energy production in Franceby Elizabeth Ingram on July 27, 2021 at 5:10 pm
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a French aid scheme to support renewable electricity production, including hydroelectric power. The measure will help France achieve its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute to the European objective of achieving climate neutrality by […]
- Audi Exemplifies Mission:Zero Sustainability Strategies At Neckarsulm Siteby Harun Asad on July 27, 2021 at 4:45 pm
With its Mission:Zero environmental program launched in 2018, Audi aims to achieve carbon neutrality in its operations worldwide by 2025. Audi’s Neckarsulm site, one of the company’s largest production sites for over 100 years, exemplifies some of the key Mission:Zero initiatives underway. The program has four main action areas and ... Read […]
- Google Plans To Expand Its Campus — Which Might Become Unsafe As Sea Levels Riseby Lauren Sommer on July 27, 2021 at 4:15 pm
In Silicon Valley, Google has acquired billions of dollars of property that's at risk for flooding as sea levels continue to rise. That's raising questions about whether it's safe to build at all.
- TPG Raises $5.4B for Rise Climate Fund; Investors Include Apple, GM, Honeywellby Jennifer Nastu on July 27, 2021 at 4:09 pm
More than 20 leading companies — including 3M, ADM, Apple, Bank of America, FedEx, General Motors, Honeywell, Nike, Smithfield Foods and TD Bank Group — have invested in TPG Rise Climate, the climate investing strategy of TPG’s global impact investing platform. The post TPG Raises $5.4B for Rise Climate Fund; Investors Include Apple, GM, […]
- Top 8 Sustainable Fishing Practices: Small Business Sustainability Guideby Green Business Bureau on July 27, 2021 at 11:51 am
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- ‘Pathways to Dairy Net Zero’ Initiative to Raise Climate Ambition for the Global Dairy Sectorby Emily Holbrook on July 27, 2021 at 11:49 am
A “Pathways to Dairy Net Zero” initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector. The post ‘Pathways to Dairy Net Zero’ Initiative to Raise Climate Ambition for the Global Dairy Sector appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.
- CT Regulatory Authority Approves 9-Year EV Infrastructure Programby Harun Asad on July 27, 2021 at 11:30 am
The Connecticut (CT) Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has approved a nine-year program to support the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, with incentives for both companies and individuals. The program aims to achieve the adoption of 500,000 electric vehicles in Connecticut by 2030 to help meet the state’s […]
- EAIF lending €25 million to construct 44-MW Singrobo hydroelectric plantby Elizabeth Ingram on July 27, 2021 at 9:43 am
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) is lending €25 million (US$29.6 million) over 18 years to Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE), which will build the 44-MW Singrobo hydroelectric generation plant on the Bandama River in Côte d’Ivoire. EAIF is a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company. Financial close is expected late in the […]
- RWE builds 117 MW of battery storage coupled with run-of-river hydroby Elizabeth Ingram on July 27, 2021 at 8:57 am
Spread across two locations and coupled with hydropower stations, Germany’s RWE is building a battery storage system with a total capacity of 117 MW, to be installed at its power plants in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia). These batteries will be virtually coupled with RWE’s run-of-river hydro power stations along the […]
- The Tokyo Games Could End Up Being The Hottest Summer Olympics Everby Will Jarvis on July 27, 2021 at 6:00 am
Slushy machines, salt tablets, cooling jackets: The Tokyo Games have already proved to be a hot and humid affair, and experts say the role of climate change can't be overlooked.
- Coastal Residents Question Where Funds Will Come From To Fight Rising Sea Levelsby Lauren Sommer on July 27, 2021 at 5:07 am
Facebook's campus on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay is at risk from rising sea levels. So is a nearby low-income community. That's raising questions about who should be paying for climate change.
- Who Will Pay To Protect Tech Giants From Rising Seas?by Lauren Sommer on July 27, 2021 at 5:00 am
Coastal cities need billions of dollars to build defenses against sea level rise. Tensions are rising over where that funding will come from: taxpayers or private companies with waterfront property?