IEA calls on G20 to accelerate clean energy transition

Accelerating the deployment of low carbon technologies could push the energy transition forward, according to the IEA and B20

UK provides £27m for clean energy to sterilise drinking water in Ghana

UK-based Aqua Africa will use the finance for solar powered technology to deliver five litres of water a day for less than a quarter of a penny

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German utility RWE joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

The Alliance aims to develop and deploy hydrogen as a viable energy carrier in Europe that is globally competitive

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design

UK offers £20m for clean energy in Africa and Asia

The Energy Catalyst competition is encouraging the development of products and services that helps countries access secure, low cost and low carbon energy

New York plans to buy enough clean energy to power more than 1.5m homes every year

The State of New York has announced it is seeking bids to procure approximately 12 million MWh of renewable electricity

Microsoft and Sol Systems ink 500MW solar PPA

The initiative will help Microsoft meet its goal of moving towards 100% renewable energy by 2025

New South Wales lights up massive ‘renewables zone’ to power 3.5m homes

New England is expected to attract AUD$12.7 billion in investment and support thousands of jobs

Rental battery storage project offers clean energy to poor off-grid communities in Sierra Leone

The pay-as-you-go batteries are powered up at solar charging stations before being delivered to customers, reducing energy costs by up to 75%