How do we end ocean plastic pollution? Go to the source of the problem – dirty rivers
A Dutch foundation devoted to fighting plastic pollution in the world's oceans on Saturday unveiled a new device designed to stop it from reaching the sea in the first place: by collecting and cleaning plastic waste from major rivers.
Siemens Gamesa doubles 2019 profits but cuts forecast and jobs.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE) said Tuesday it doubled its net profit to EUR 140 million (USD 155.7m) in the fiscal year through September 2019 but announced glum short-term prospects and layoffs across its global team.
Offshore Wind Industry To Increase 15-Fold & Become $1 Trillion Industry, Says IEAOffshore Wind Industry To Increase 15-Fold & Become $1 Trillion Industry, Says IEA.
The global offshore wind industry is expected to grow by as much as 15-fold and attract a cumulative investment of $1 trillion by 2040, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA),
Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment.
Google’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history. Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with electricity from wind and solar projects across the world.
Here’s why JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs say 2019 is the year climate change is at the top of investors’ minds.
In July, Goldman Sachs formed a Sustainable Finance Group, a much-hailed project that CEO David Solomon in a letter called a “significant, long-term” priority that is increasingly a “strategic growth opportunity and competitive necessity for our firm and our clients.”
Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions
The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.
Japanese carmaker Honda (TYO:7267) will be buying 320 MW of wind and solar power for its North American manufacturing operations.
The company said on Monday it has signed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) with German energy group E.on SE (FRA:EOAN) for electricity from a wind park in Oklahoma and a solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Texas.
Banks of solar panels would be able to replace every electricity-producing dam in the US using just 13% of the space, according to a new study.
The researchers say this “surprisingly modest” figure provides a “tantalising” vision of what could be achieved if the nation phased out a power source that, while renewable, takes a significant toll on ecosystems.
A manure-to-energy deal brought to market by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is hitting the fan.
Arizona’s Pinal County and its more than 300,000 cattle seemed like the perfect place to profit from the estimated 82 pounds of waste produced by a 1,000-pound cow each day -- all while creating an environmentally beneficial fuel source
In a world first, a railway line in Hampshire will be powered by a solar energy.
The Network rail’s Wessex route is now powered by 135 solar panels. The 30 kilowatt pilot will feed into the network power supply near Aldershot and is believed to pave the way for solar-powered trains.
Australian solar could power Singapore within a decade.
When the 720 km power cable from Norway to the UK made landfall two years ago it was hailed as the longest in the world. Now a Singaporean renewable energy company has plans for an undersea power line five times longer.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit.
Schroders and BlueOrchard Finance Limited (“BlueOrchard”) have announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Schroders will acquire a majority stake in leading impact investor BlueOrchard.