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bp acquires US start-up that turns buildings into ‘virtual power plants’

The New York-based firm uses bespoke algorithms to optimise the energy efficiency of buildings and connect them to power markets, using the buildings as flexible power assets to generate, store and trade renewable energy

New York announces $50m challenge to decarbonise high-rise buildings

A total of 10 real estate groups have been selected, with each company committing to achieving carbon neutrality in one or more buildings they own through investments in energy efficiency, electrification, energy storage and retrofit projects

Banks driving green building investment

Banks are increasingly driving the sustainability of new buildings. That’s according to a new report from the Better Buildings Partnership, which says the commercial real estate finance industry is seeing a dramatic shift towards a greener agenda. It says lenders are using innovative technology to engage borrowers and help them identify energy improvement measures to provide both a financial return and improved environmental […]

Demand for green bonds grows ahead of supply

Demand for green bonds is growing but supply is yet to catch up. A new report from analysts at S&P Global Ratings explores how the market is changing and supporting environmental improvement in the real estate sector. Green bonds are conventional bonds whose proceeds must be used for investment in sustainable projects. According to the report, demand […]