EIT InnoEnergy drives energy innovation with COVID-19 response initiative

Up to 24 of Europe’s most game-changing start-ups are benefiting from the funding to maintain existing operations or capitalise on emerging opportunities.
climate finance

IFC vows to help Ukraine boost climate finance

The IFC has signed a cooperation agreement with Ukraine’s National Securities and Stock Market Commission to help boost climate finance in the country.

Visa becomes world’s first digital payment firm to issue a green...

Visa has expanded its commitment to sustainability by issuing a $500 million green bond.
electricity market ev

Australia pilots smart EV charging across National Electricity Market

Origin Energy has secured A$838,000 in funding from the ARENA to implement a smart electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot project.
electricity bill

Just 29% of US millennials able to pay electricity bill says...

US consumers are struggling to pay their monthly utility bills, according to research from TransUnion.
Paris Agreement

Top four renewables strategies to meet the goals of the Paris...

DNV GL has released a new report which outlines focus areas where concentrated efforts can enable the large-scale uptake of renewable energy.

Reaching net zero could be too cheap to meter or too...

Overall, if the paths to net zero are taken, significant upfront investment will have to be made over a sustained period and at the moment there is not the market signals to make this happen.
US economy energy efficiency

Efficiency sector could fuel the US economy with 666,000 new jobs

A package of federal investments in energy efficiency would stimulate the US economy and create 660,000 jobs through 2023, according to ACEEE.

Ed’s note: The long Sunday, consumers and technology

What impact has a move to remote working had on domestic energy bills? How does this impact utility business and what does this mean for digitalisation and the adoption of technology? Editor Claire Volkwyn is contemplating these questions in her latest ed's note.
clean energy funding

UKRI announces funding for offshore, geothermal clean energy innovation

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has announced early-stage investment for seventeen new projects that will boost local growth via the UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund.

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