Green infrastructure

With renewables deployment under way, now comes the hard part – storage

Earlier this month in Brussels, several business leaders from various parts of the energy supply chain signed a contract to…

Signal: EU green hydrogen target looks unattainable

Ambitious EU green hydrogen goals look increasingly unattainable, as a lack of demand provides limited incentive for hydrogen production, which,…

Don’t write off the Just Energy Transition Partnership just yet

When it was announced at COP26 in 2021, South Africa’s Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) seemed to offer an answer…

Rendesco invests £150m in ground-source heat pumps for UK new-builds

Rendesco, a UK-based ground-source geothermal heat developer, recently announced it is developing a gross pipeline of more than £150m ($187m)…

Weekly data: how clean energy investment in Africa has stagnated

NAIROBI – Africa’s first climate summit wrapped up last week (6 September) with the release of the Nairobi Declaration, the…

Africa Climate Summit wraps up with seminal – but flawed – ‘Nairobi Declaration’ 

NAIROBI - It felt at first like a climate summit born out of chaos. From the confusion around which leaders…

Biden administration pledges $1.2bn for world’s largest DAC plants 

The US Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced $1.2bn of investment in two commercial-scale direct air capture (DAC) facilities…

Signal: Indonesia’s $20bn energy transition plan continues increased decarbonisation focus

Indonesia’s Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) has submitted to the country's government a plan of how it will spend $20bn…

Why domestic solar manufacturing could turbocharge Africa’s energy transition 

In May, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a special report: The State of Clean Technology Manufacturing – An Energy…

Opinion: Why the World Bank’s ‘Paris Alignment’ process could add fuel to the climate crisis

From 1 July of this year, the World Bank requires all of its new operations and investments in client countries…