energy investment

US renewable energy

US most attractive market for investments in renewables says EY

Despite the global slowdown caused by COVID-19, the renewable energy sector is expected to bounce back quickly as the long-term drivers for investment remain strong, according to global professional services firm EY's 55th EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
IKEA renewable energy

IKEA owner acquires US solar parks to boost renewables transition

The Netherlands-based owners of multinational retailer IKEA, the Ingka Group, has acquired a 49% share in two US solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of 403MW, bolstering the company’s transition to renewable energy.
Investment

Ed’s note: Rethinking investment

This week our editor touches on another that is less tangible, but perhaps as, or even more, powerful. The role of activists.
Digital assistants

High investments in AI and ML to enhance automotive digital assistants

Digital assistants are rapidly emerging the primary input medium in human-machine interface (HMI), creating new opportunities for in-vehicle engagement services.
edp

EU launches Green Deal Investment plan to meet climate targets

Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, will mobilise public investment and help to unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, notably InvestEU, which would lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.
storage installations

New report highlights top consumer motivator for smart home investment

SmartEnergy IP has published the results of a survey conducted to understand factors driving consumers into investing in smart home technologies.
SSEN Net-zero

UK needs a new investment mechanism to help networks reach net-zero

New financial mechanisms will be required to speed the energy transition in the UK, according to a report released by SSEN
investment bank

European Investment Bank approves €6.9 billion in new funding

EIB has agreed to support EUR6.9 billion worth of new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects around the world.
power sector

Power sector investment in Sub-Saharan Africa to reach $141 billion

Up to $141 billion will be invested in Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector between 2019–2028 - Northeast Group.
video

Industry standards pave the way for secure investments

Christos Aslanidis talks about the role of standards in the smart grid market, and how these enable secure investment into technology.

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