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Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Many in financial and corporates sectors remain unaware of importance of 1.5°C target, or can’t gauge its relevance and apply it to business and investment.

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How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

It’s not the difference in coal technology that matters most in reducing emissions, but regulation.

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Batteries vs pumped storage hydropower – a place for both?

Batteries vs pumped storage hydropower – a place for both?

Two very different storage technologies – one old, one new; one that takes years to build, one that can be built ‘within 100 days (or it’s free)’. How else do they differ, and is there a place for both?

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Investing trillions in electricity’s sunny future

Investing trillions in electricity’s sunny future

NNEF has just published its fourth annual New Energy Outlook with electricity’s future looking sunny — and windy, too — to the tune of trillions of dollars of new investment.

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Compromising on coal: Asia Bank creates path for clean energy

Compromising on coal: Asia Bank creates path for clean energy

AIIB will play highly influential role in Asia’s future development. On energy, this may include unlocking finance to catalyse a clean energy revolution.

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Wind, solar account for 10% of US generation for first time

Wind, solar account for 10% of US generation for first time

For the first time, wind and solar exceeded 10% of total electricity generation in the US for the month of March.

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Wind, solar, energy efficiency replaces coal generation in UK

Wind, solar, energy efficiency replaces coal generation in UK

Since the start of the coalition government in 2010, coal’s role in the generation mix has fallen to historic lows.

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DONG Energy to integrate battery storage into Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

DONG Energy to integrate battery storage into Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

Danish wind energy giant DONG Energy plans to integrate a self-proclaimed “first of its kind wind power and battery hybrid system” to off shore wind farm.

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Pope Francis gets an all-electric vehicle

Pope Francis gets an all-electric vehicle

The new Popemobile is an all electric Opel Ampera-e, the Italian version of the Chevy Bolt.

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New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

The largest-ever state renewable energy solicitation is just one of the moves Cuomo Administration has taken in response to Trump exiting Paris Agreement.

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Low emissions target: Energy security needs a carrot and a stick

Low emissions target: Energy security needs a carrot and a stick

The proposed low emissions target is not a big vote winner for the Coalition, but doing nothing may well be a vote loser. These considerations may outweigh the risk of alienating its conservative rump and the coal lobby.