DRONE VOLT and Hydro-Québec partner to develop new drone technology

A MoU has been signed to reach an agreement on the technology designed to inspect high-voltage powerlines

RPMI marks second investment in renewable energy with Scottish wind farm acquisition

UK pension fund RPMI Railpen and GreenPower International to share stake of Carraig Gheal Wind Farm

India ‘to achieve third of 2022 rooftop solar target by the end of 2020’

According to new research, India is predicted to add an additional 3GW of solar capacity this year

Rising flood risks across Britain ‘pose a threat to homes, businesses and livelihoods’

New research suggests flooding has become ‘a growing menace’ and warns mitigating techniques seem to be lagging

EU and International Monetary Fund team up to support sustainable development

They have agreed a new financial partnership agreement that will boost their collaboration to tackle key challenges, including climate change

Sustainability: Is your business worthy of a royal seal of approval?

Businesses must show they have achieved ‘outstanding’ sustainable development for more than two years when entering the Queen’s Awards

UAE and Italy ink sustainable development agreement

They have agreed to work together in the fields of climate action and environmental sustainability

World Bank issues record $1.4bn catastrophe bond

The World Bank has launched a $1.4 billion (£1bn) sustainable development bond covering earthquakes in Latin America. It is said to be the largest earthquake catastrophe bond on record and will provide earthquake relief for Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The bond highlights four of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which includes good […]

Norway to double renewable support by 2019

Norway is to double its support for renewable energy in developing nations by 2019. The government has proposed an increase in aid funding for green power projects from NOK495 million (£46.2m) in 2017 to NOK1 billion (£93m) in 2019. The money will be channeled through the country’s Norfund instrument, which aims to secure funding for business development and job […]

‘Cities need to go green to hit COP21 goals’

Cities need to be built and managed differently if the Paris Agreement targets are to be achieved. That’s according to Future Cities Catapult Chair Keith Clarke, who says $30 trillion (£24.08tn) of infrastructure work will be needed to meet urban priorities against the backdrop of the Paris agreement. This is largely due to massive forecasted increases […]