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News from September 2015

$100 Billion Yearly to Tackle Climate Change
$100 Billion Yearly to Tackle Climate Change

Monday 28th September 2015

THE 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development last Friday, along with a set of bold new Sustainable Development Goals. UN members set a goal to release $100 billion annually to tackle climate change by 2020. With the plans including plans energy efficiency improvement goals. The ...

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Energy Efficiency Lease Finance for Poland's SMEs
Energy Efficiency Lease Finance for Poland's SMEs

Friday 25th September 2015

LEASING has become an ideal way to invest in energy efficiency and sustainable energy technology as the cost savings generally cover the lease payments. With this in mind it is good news for Polish small and medium enterprises (SME) that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a ...

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More Financial Help for Energy Efficiency Improvements
More Financial Help for Energy Efficiency Improvements

Monday 21st September 2015

70 financing institutions have pledged to increase energy efficiency investment and develop business strategies that save energy and reduce carbon emissions. The 70 institutions range from regional and microfinance institutions to national and global banks from over 20 countries have vowed to step up this specific financing. They made their pledge at ...

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Tonga Improve Energy Efficiency with Help from China
Tonga Improve Energy Efficiency with Help from China

Friday 18th September 2015

ENERGY efficient lighting and air conditioning units have been received by the Tonga government to help improve the island’s energy efficiency. The devices were supplied today with the help of the People’s Republic of China’s and will help with Tonga’s Climate Change program to reduce the reliance on imported energy sources. ...

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Call for Carrot not Stick for UK Carbon Reduction
Call for Carrot not Stick for UK Carbon Reduction

Monday 14th September 2015

THE UK government should move away from green taxes which penalise businesses and instead use tax incentives to reduce carbon according to a major new industry report published today by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. The report, ‘The Low Carbon Economy – From Stick to Carrot’ forms EEF’s response to the review ...

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Funding for Renewables Takes Top Spot for EBRD
Funding for Renewables Takes Top Spot for EBRD

Friday 11th September 2015

34% of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) annual investment in 2014 provided for sustainable energy and climate finance The EBRD’s engagement in support of sustainable energy has passed a new milestone: for the first time the Bank’s investments in renewables overtook those for thermal power generation. Between 2006 ...

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Tribal Lands Sustainable Energy Push to Combat Climate Change
Tribal Lands Sustainable Energy Push to Combat Climate Change

Monday 7th September 2015

THE U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a report showing that threats to tribal energy infrastructure are expected to increase as climate change impacts extreme weather conditions. Inline with this the DOE also announced a $6 million grant opportunity to establish clean energy projects and energy efficiency projects on Indian ...

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Renewable Production Costs Compete with Fossil Fuels
Renewable Production Costs Compete with Fossil Fuels

Friday 4th September 2015

THE cost of producing electricity from renewable sources has been falling for several years. A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) reveals renewables are competing on cost of production. The report provides in detail the contrasting costs for different power generation technologies around the world and shows that renewable ...

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