US efficiency programmes save power at average cost of 2.4¢ per kWh

That’s the conclusion reached in a new study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which observed energy efficiency measures implemented between 2012 and 2017

EU publishes expert advice to help energy intensive sectors reach net zero

The experts stress all industries ‘need to create markets for climate-neutral and circular products’ by making more strategic use of public procurement to select sustainable products and services

New platform launches to boost community energy across UK

PowerPaired aims to ‘matchmake’ community energy groups with owners of land offering renewable energy potential

Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change

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Battery prices plummet 87% between 2010 and 2019

By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, at which point EVs will start to reach price parity with internal combustion engine vehicles

Cellnex Telecom dials in to Science Based Target initiative

The wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure operator, which owns and manages a portfolio of 53,000 sites across Europe, aims to slash its emissions and align itself with the Paris Agreement

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveils sustainability-linked loan

The finance mechanism will see interest rate fluctuate depending on the firm’s sustainability performance

Shipping giant Maersk to trial battery solution

The shipping giant says it expects the upgrade to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing carbon emissions

Global electric ship market projected to triple in value by 2030

ResearchAndMarkets highlights a compound annual growth rate of 13.2% between 2025 to 2030 will be driven largely by the “broad adoption” of fully electric passenger vessels and inland cargo ships

EBRD extends €17m loan to Georgia for 175 electric buses

The cities of Gori, Kutaisi, Poti, Rustavi, Telavi and Zugdidi will receive the clean vehicles