ARENA has announced a group of nine new cutting edge research and development projects to be supported by its latest funding round, including industrial solar thermal systems and sodium-based battery storage.
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A group of eight banks and investors pledged $US7 billion last week, joining Bank of America’s initiative that plans to raise at least $10 billion for investments in clean energy and sustainable development.
Low-carbon investment made easy with launch of Australia’s first Fossil Free Index, alongside Australia Sustainable Leaders Index.
A new investment project is looking to provide $1m-$5m to get renewable projects over the financing hump in the North Africa and Middle East region.
In a fight between corporate responsibility and companies fighting for economic existence, the latter will always triumph. That’s why the current shift in the climate debate – from ‘environment vs business’ to ‘business vs business’ – could have a revolutionary impact on global policy and investment decisions.
Survey of fund managers finds majority wary of climate risk; Swiss lift carbon tax; NSW LED lighting plan; PacHydro wind noise fix.
Norway’s Storebrand cuts 13 coal and 6 oil sands companies, while America’s United Church of Christ votes to divest from fossil fuels over 5 years.
Cuts to clean coal and renewables funds, carbon price forecast redrawn, but manufacturers to benefit from boosted clean technology funding.