renewables energy on the rise

Renewables on the rise, The use of renewable energy sources is seen as a key element in energy policy, reducing the dependence on fuel imported from non-EU countries, reducing emissions from fossil fuel sources, and decoupling energy costs from oil prices. Directive 2009/28/EC on promotion of the use of energy from renewableContinue…

net-zero transition

In a new report, McKinsey looks at the economic transformation that a transition to net-zero emissions would entail – a transformation that would affect all countries and all sectors of the economy, either directly or indirectly. The firm estimates the changes in demand, capital spending, costs, and jobs, to 2050,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…

make oceans count

While Pension Funds are increasingly prioritising the SDGs in their investment practices, an analysis of the Danish market from researchers at Copenhagen Business School finds that there remains a great amount of work to do in bringing oceans and biodiversity into the frame. making oceans count With COP26 providing aContinue…

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…

HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management, Lombard Odier and Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, are the three founding partners of the Natural Capital Investment Alliance established by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales under his Sustainable Markets Initiative. The Alliance aims to accelerate the development of Natural Capital as an investmentContinue…

Tidal power energy

While the World Economic Forum already alerts on the danger of the non-recycle wind farm blades (43 million tonnes by 2050), the tidal energy solution appears today in the sustainable energy landscape as a clean and predictable energy source. TechnipFMC (NYSE/PARIS: FTI) the leading technology provider to the traditional andContinue…