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investment

Ed’s note: The long-term impact of a pandemic

The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Investment 2020 report in May and noted that 2020 will see the single largest drop...
EU recovery plan

EU Commission presents €750 billion green COVID-recovery plan

The European Commission has announced revisions to its long-term economic planning, including a €750 billion ($826 billion) green recovery plan to drive the bloc's post-pandemic recovery, and build a sustainability-focussed economy for the next generation.
E.ON RWE

German energy providers lodge action to block E.ON RWE merger

More than ten German energy providers have lodged an urgent action at the European Court of Justice (EJC) to have the approval of the largest merger in the history of Europe's energy industry nullified stating concern over monopolisation of the sector in the country.
China clean energy

300GW of solar, 150GW of wind suggested for China’s 14th 5...

The Chinese government may be allocating a larger role to clean energy as part of its 14th Five Year Plan which comes into effect in 2021, with a representative of the ruling party suggesting a minimum of 300GW of new solar capacity, and 150GW of wind power during deliberations.
energy transition

Ed’s note: Step aside US/China – there’s a new leader in...

The increasing tension between the US and China has been a discussion point in the news across all parts of the world...

ConEd announces $1.3 billion New York summer pandemic resilience plan

US mega-utility Con Edison (ConEd) has announced its 2020 summer resilience and energy efficiency plan for New York state.
data centre

Podcast: The future data centre

Green innovation comes in many forms with endless benefits. Since its foundation in 2011, Cloud&Heat’s mission has been to make sustainability and...
hydrogen webinar

Unlocking the Potential of Hydrogen in APAC

Enlit Australia and Enlit Asia – both part in the Clarion Power and Events series—will present a webinar entitled “Unlocking the Potential of Hydrogen in APAC (Asia-Pacific)” on Thursday 21 May at 06h00GMT.
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).
consequences

Ed’s note: Open airwaves – an unexpected consequence of C-19?

I have been contemplating the unexpected consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic recently. Much has been said about the potential financial impact and the impact on daily operations, but it is often in the unexpected that little gems can be found.

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