ABU DHABI SUSTAINABLE WEEK

As part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the virtual ADSW Summit will bring together heads of state, policy makers, global business leaders and technology pioneers. Agenda will explore the social, economic and innovation opportunities for taking climate action and delivering pathways for a net-zero future Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW),Continue…

How ‘Greenflation’ Could Impact Bond Returns

A transition to a low-carbon economy could trigger an increase in inflation in the medium term due to rising energy prices — generally known as “greenflation.”1 In addition to these inflationary pressures, the increased investment demand that the energy transition would require could raise real interest rates. Both these evolutions couldContinue…

BASFs Catalyst Technology-to-Utilize CO2 Rich Marine Gas

BASF partners with China BlueChemical and Wuhuan Engineering to develop new technology for use of CO2 rich marine gas. BASF signed a joint development agreement with China BlueChemical Limited Company (China BlueChemical), a leading natural gas producer, and the chemical engineering company Wuhuan Engineering Co., Ltd. (Wuhuan Engineering) to promoteContinue…

International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference

IRENA’s International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) held virtually for the first time, gathers global stakeholders to mobilise investments. Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the fifth edition of the International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) will take place virtually next week from 7th to 9th December 2021.Continue…

Climate Impact Potential Assessment Grid

Overpromising, underdelivering? Assessing the impact potential of green financial products. Major adjustments are needed in order for “green” financial products to reach their full potential, support the energy transition, and achieve real-world impact, according to a new study by the non-profit think tank 2° Investing Initiative (2DII). The 2DII’s report comes as theContinue…

Global energy storage Outlook

Global energy storage installations[1] around the world will reach a cumulative 358 gigawatts/1,028 gigawatt-hours by the end of 2030, more than twenty times larger than the 17 gigawatts/34 gigawatt-hours online at the end of 2020, according to the latest forecast from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). This boom in stationary energy storageContinue…

The Global Energy Efficiency Progress is Recovering according to IEA – But Not Quickly Enough to Meet International Climate Goals

Global energy efficiency are returning to pre-pandemic levels, however they remain well below the pace needed in a net zero pathway A rapid expansion of technologies and solutions that drive more efficient use of energy across the economy is necessary to keep global climate pledges within reach, according to aContinue…