New scheme aims to make Brazilian cities more energy efficient

It is expected to create new markets in the areas of efficient street lighting and industrial energy efficiency

UK international green finance ‘has slashed global emissions by 10.4m tonnes’

This is approximately equivalent to the yearly emissions of 2.5 million cars

Moroccan wind farm enters full operation

The Khalladi wind farm is the EBRD’s first private renewable project financed in the country

Biomass firm’s funding round burns brightly with £1m raised

London-based Active Energy says it will use the money earned from selling new shares to commercialise its technology

Software services firm expands utility solutions with £23m purchase

Gentrack has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of energy data analysis business Evolve

India’s publicly owned banks ‘favour coal lending over renewables’

The Centre for Financial Accountability said coal received $9.4bn last year, compared to clean technologies receiving $3.5bn

Equinor invests $77m in Argentinian solar project

The project is estimated to provide renewable energy to around 80k houses

Green economy now ‘approximately same size as fossil fuel sector’

FTSE Russell says it is worth around $54tn

Canada to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for CAN$4.5bn

The government said it has bought the project to ensure it gets built in the face of opposition

EAC: ‘Government should make climate disclosure mandatory by 2022’

The group of MPs say organisations such as pension funds should have a legal duty to protect long-term value