On-site renewable electricity and storage can help to bring Europe’s business sector closer to climate neutrality

On-site renewable electricity and storage can help to bring Europe’s business sector closer to climate neutrality The RE-Source Platform launched today a new report revealing the significant untapped potential and value for corporates in deploying renewable electricity and storage installations on commercial and industrial (C&I) buildings or within their premises. Europe has the opportunity to […]

State of the European Renewable Energy Market H2 2020 YTD

Schneider Electric: State of the European Renewable Energy Market H2 2020 YTD The State of the European Renewable Energy Market is a bi-annual market intelligence report released by Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services. The H2 YTD 2020 data set, which informs this report, considers corporate request for proposal (RFP) and request for information (RFI) […]

Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe

Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe Geneva, 7 December 2020: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new report to help companies increase their renewable electricity procurement in Europe using cross-border power purchase agreements (PPAs).​ In a cross-border PPA, a company purchases renewable electricity […]

RE-Source 2020 press release: Global demand for corporate renewable electricity sourcing continues to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic

RE-Source 2020 press release: Global demand for corporate renewable electricity sourcing continues to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic Brussels, Monday 7th December: Corporate renewable electricity sourcing in Europe has shown continuous growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the resilience and potential of Europe’s renewable energy sector. In November 2020, the cumulative contracted volume of corporate renewable […]

Long-term climate strategy not impacted by COVID-19, says global business – but governments have a bigger role to play

Long-term climate strategy not impacted by COVID-19, says global business – but governments have a bigger role to play New data released today by international non-profit, The Climate Group, shows a call to climate action from corporates But nearly half (47%) said they still need more supportive government policies to be able to achieve their […]

LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for €850 million

LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for 850 million euro – Commitment to reach the 2030 CO2 reduction target reaffirmed– First bond of its kind in the building materials industry– Order book of 2.6 billion euro On 17 November, LafargeHolcim priced a EUR 850 million sustainability-linked bond with a coupon of 0.5% maturing in 2031. […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings forward end date for new conventional petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030

A new level of credibility for PPAs: 24/7 PPA put into practice UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings forward end date for new conventional petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030 Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce tomorrow that the UK Government is bringing forward the end date for selling new conventional petrol and diesel vehicles […]

Solar and storage can form essential pillar of EU Green Recovery

Solar and storage can form essential pillar of EU Green Recovery Statkraft develops innovative and tailor-made solutions to support companies in delivering on their sustainability targets. In 2020, Daimler and Statkraft have inked a deal on an industrial scale including a highly credible and sustainability-driven concept for a 24/7 PPA called Pure Statkraft PPA. This […]

8 “to dos” for Governments to deliver the expansion of onshore wind needed for the Green Deal

8 “to dos” for Governments to deliver the expansion of onshore wind needed for the Green Deal Europe wants to be climate neutral by 2050. And onshore wind will play a central role in that. According to the European Commission‘s decarbonisation scenarios it will be a quarter of Europe’s electricity consumption by 2050. That requires […]

MINDSPACE BUSINESS PARKS REIT JOINS EV100

Press releases MINDSPACE BUSINESS PARKS REIT JOINS EV100 First real estate entity from India to join the EV100 initiative, committing to transitioning to 100% electric mobility by 2030 Announcement featured at Climate Week NYC 2020 – the time and place where the world gathers to showcase amazing climate action and discuss how to do more Empowers […]