New $231m loan approved for hydropower project in India

The Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Power plant, located in Central Assam, will have a total capacity of 120MW

Almost 429k US clean energy jobs lost in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic

A new report predicts the sector will not return to pre-Covid employment rate until 2023

bp pulls the plug on 65-year-old Australian oil refinery

The refinery will be converted to a fuel import terminal while the oil giant is also exploring options for a clean energy hub

UK-Singapore to collaborate on energy market regulation and clean energy tech deployment

Ofgem and the Energy Market Authority will hold their second bilateral dialogue virtually in the first quarter of 2021

Vancouver becomes first city to endorse Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

The Treaty aims to foster international co-operation to end expansion into new reserves of coal, oil and natural gas to limit carbon emissions and advance an equitable transition to clean energy

Global electricity system operators launch consortium for clean energy transition

They aim to dramatically accelerate the transition to low emission and low cost, secure and reliable power systems, contributing to more than 50% reduction of pollutants globally over the next 10 years

Low Carbon becomes first SME to join Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group

Through bringing the voice of SMEs, the CLG hopes to explore the measures government can take to provide the policy certainty all SMEs require to commit and take action to reach net zero

Almost 2.8bn people still ‘cooking with polluting fuels and technologies’

Nearly half of the global population lack the ability to cook efficiently or cleanly, says the World Bank

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