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Global spending on green economic stimulus slowly tracking upwards -study

LONDON: Massive post-pandemic stimulus packages are mostly failing to support action to tackle climate change or halt the loss of biodiversity, but the amount of green spending is slowly tracking upwards, according to a study published on Friday. Advocates of rapid action to slash planet-warming emissions see the packages as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest […]

India on track to achieving climate goals: PM

4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

Providing funding to poorer nations to undertake climate action is not only a moral and legal responsibility for developed countries, but also a strategic investment in a cleaner and more resilient world. Such support pays dividends by reducing the severity and costs of climate impacts, including extreme weather, ecosystem loss and political instability both at […]

Biden Injects Hope In Renewable Energy Supporters

7 Things to Know About Renewable Natural Gas

The production and use of renewable natural gas made from organic waste is growing rapidly in the United States. In the last five years, the number of production facilities has grown approximately threefold, with about 115 facilities now making the fuel — which is interchangeable with fossil natural gas — out of landfill waste, animal manure, wastewater, […]

CERAWEEK-U.S. climate czar urges oil industry to hasten transition to renewables

Five years on, some signs that Paris climate accord is working

Scientists and diplomats say the outlook for mid-to-late century is not as gloomy as it was when the historic 2015 Paris climate accord was signed. New York: The forecast for global warming is looking a little less bleak in the long term, but not so rosy in the short term. With numerous countries pledging to […]

CERAWEEK-U.S. climate czar urges oil industry to hasten transition to renewables

Boralex Announces Agreements to acquire Interests in Seven Solar Plants in the United States for US$216.5M

Boralex Announces Agreements to acquire Interests in Seven Solar Plants in the United States for CA$283M (US$216.5M)               Montréal, Québec: Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that Boralex US Solar CIA LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Corporation, has entered into binding agreements with Centaurus Renewable Energy LLC (“CRE”) […]

Biden Injects Hope In Renewable Energy Supporters

Nationwide average levelized PPA prices fell to $24/MWh in 2019

Utility-Scale Solar Interactive data visualizations based on the 2020 Utility-Scale Solar Data Update are available on the tab below. Berkeley Lab’s 2020 update of utility-scale solar data and trends provides an overview of key trends in the U.S. market, with a focus on 2019. You can find a comprehensive data file and a briefing deck summarizing select insights on […]

Biden Injects Hope In Renewable Energy Supporters

How Biden Can Make the US a Global Leader on Climate Action

Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential election offers new hope in the fight against climate change, both within U.S. borders and around the globe. During his first speech as president-elect, Biden committed to restore the United States’ standing in the world. And all signs suggest that tackling the growing climate crisis — and collaborating with other […]

Biden Injects Hope In Renewable Energy Supporters

US formally quits Paris agreement but Biden pledges return

  WASHINGTON: The United States left the Paris accord on Wednesday, becoming the first country to ever withdraw from an international climate change pact, but Joe Biden vowed he would immediately return as president. With election results pointing to a likely defeat for Donald Trump in Tuesday’s election, Biden took on the tone of a […]

Biden Injects Hope In Renewable Energy Supporters