Scaling nature investments to meet investor demand

Impact Alpha

8 – Conservation funds from Apple and L’Oréal launched in the last year will invest hundreds of millions in land and water. The post Scaling nature investments to meet investor demand appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Sept.

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? The annual demand could reach 19,120,458,891 tons by then, representing a tenfold increase from 2015 to 2050. . Combined with a push for decarbonization, these economics could drive demand, project energy experts. .

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Investing in nature gives industry a competitive advantage

GreenBiz

Industry leaders need to change the measures of growth, bring the true value of nature into market pricing and ensure demands on nature do not exceed the ability to supply

Harvard's decision to ditch fossil fuel investments reflects changing realities

GreenBiz

Students had demanded for years that the university divest from fossil fuels. What happens next

Africa’s business and investment leaders step up to meet demands for impact and ESG investing

Impact Alpha

The post Africa’s business and investment leaders step up to meet demands for impact and ESG investing appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Coping with a changing demand

Envirotec Magazine

So, how do water companies prepare for an unexpected surge or drop in demand? For this reason, it is especially important that companies operating in this space consider investing in energy efficient technologies. The post Coping with a changing demand first appeared on Envirotec.

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Ivy Jack: This moment demands more than investing money

Impact Alpha

The post Ivy Jack: This moment demands more than investing money appeared first on Impact Alpha. As a child growing up in Baptist churches in Louisiana, I would hear older folks say “Prayer changes things.” Throughout tough periods over.

California Renewable Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Demand

GreenTechMedia

California grid operator CAISO has been curtailing renewable energy at record levels this year, as the state’s ever-rising share of solar power during daylight hours increasingly outpaces electricity demand.

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California Ports Turn to Microgrids for Energy Security, Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

As California policymakers strengthen the state’s climate and clean energy targets, billions of dollars are being invested to transition to zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at major ports. But it can also substantially increase electricity demand at ports.

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HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system

GreenBiz

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system. Selling the reef credits funds investments in more efficient fertilizer practices such as matching the application to the needs of specific crops and removing compact soil to decrease excess runoff, according to GreenCollar.

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. Sustainable investment strategies cover roughly a third of Taiwanese AUM. Finance & Investing.

EVs to increase Britain’s electricity demand by 31 times by 2040

Renewable Energy World

As a result of an increase in electric vehicle use across Britain, electricity demand from the transport sector will increase by 31 times by 2040 from the current levels, according to a new report released by research firm Cornwall Insights.

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments. It comes as banks and financial institutions face growing pressure from campaigners, policymakers, regulations and investors to account for and take action against the sizeable climate risk in their investment portfolios.

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery

GreenBiz

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery. Many are considering a tried-and-true method to boost economies in the short term and provide wide societal benefits in the long term: infrastructure investment. It's easy to see why: Demand is enormous.

NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

Renewable Energy World

The transaction with Bank of America is the largest ever conducted by a green bank in the United States, according to a press release from NYSERDA, and allows the bank to meet financing demand without requiring additional public funds.

Why climate-saving investments in cold chain technologies are hot

GreenBiz

As demand for safe food and vaccines explodes in emerging economies, growth in the market for environmentally safe refrigeration technologies is reaching the boiling point.

Northvolt to invest $750 million to expand Swedish battery lab

Charged

Battery manufacturer Northvolt plans to invest $750 million to expand its laboratory facility in Sweden in order to meet soaring demand for lithium-ion batteries.

As Renewables Surge, Australia Ponders Options for Demand Response Market

GreenTechMedia

A post-2025 market design consultation paper from the Energy Security Board (ESB) and the Coordination of Generation and Transmission Investment report from the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) are “important inputs,” said Energy Networks Australia.

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UK Struggles With Problem from the Future: Sagging Power Demand and Surging Renewables

GreenTechMedia

Low electricity demand during the COVID-19 lockdown and ever-increasing wind and solar capacities have seen U.K. A pair of public holidays in May exacerbated the problem, sending power demand even lower. The climate movement has been calling out for trillions of dollars of investment.

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Investment trends in grid-scale battery storage

Renewable Energy World

The deployment of renewables has reached the point where balancing the electric grid requires shifting the supply of intermittent energy sources and demand on a MW-to-GW scale. Spending on grid-scale batteries rose by more than 60%, driven by the push for investments in renewables.

Investment Association lends voice to climate risk reporting demands

Business Green

The Investment Association (IA), which represents 250 members with £7.7tn under management, has set a three-year deadline for listed companies to clearly explain how they plan to measure and manage climate-related risks and opportunities through their annual reports.

The coronavirus has accelerated changes in energy supply and demand

Eco-Business

There is a compelling case that the pandemic has accelerated the move away from fossil fuels, and that investments in renewable energy will continue to grow

EIA: Coronavirus Depressing US Power Demand, Slowing Renewables Buildout

GreenTechMedia

While the oil and gas industries face the greatest risks, EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook also predicts steep declines in commercial and industrial electricity demand, and a significant decline in new generation capacity as a result. The coronavirus pandemic will depress U.S.

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World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

Envirotec Magazine

We believe it creates the right investment platform to support existing and future hydrogen initiatives.”. This fund is said to be the first stage of FiveT Hydrogen’s broader ambition to establish an investment platform focused on accelerating the hydrogen economy.

First half of 2021 sees record investment in renewable energy

Renewable Energy World

More money was invested in renewable energy in the first six months of 2021 than the first half of any other year, according to tracking by BloombergNEF. Read more: NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet financing demand. Investment in solar projects reached a record $78.9

DOE invests $61 million in ‘smart building’ energy efficiency projects

Renewable Energy World

Award amount: $6.65M) Open Market ESCO Limited Liability Company (MA) will bring the benefits of efficiency, demand flexibility, renewable generation, and energy storage with more affordable renovations in up to 20 low-to-moderate-income apartment communities. Follow @EngelsAngle. The U.S.

Can the global battery supply chain keep up with anticipated EV demand?

Charged

As global demand for EVs increases, many are questioning the adequacy of the existing battery supply chain. Nicholson says 97% of current EV demand is supplied by battery firms from China, Japan and South Korea.

Iberdrola Plots Post-Lockdown Renewables Investment Spree

GreenTechMedia

Spanish power group Iberdrola, one of the world's largest investors in clean-energy projects, pledged to ramp up its investments in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Iberdrola’s total investments in 2020 will hit €10 billion ($10.7

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management

GreenBiz

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management. This question, asked by Suzanne Biegel, co-founder of Gender-Smart Investing, was the central matter for debate during a breakout session last week at GreenFin 21. . Finance & Investing.

Demand Response Industry Asks Feds to Open States to Energy Market Competition

GreenTechMedia

Now FERC is being asked to put that authority to a new use: ending a decade-old provision allowing individual states to opt out of letting demand response companies enlist customers to turn down their energy use to support the power grid.

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OhmConnect Raises Infrastructure Funding for 550MW ‘Power Plant’ of Home Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

A $100 million investment in residential demand response is redefining what "infrastructure" can be. Infrastructure funds typically invest in tangible things, involving steel and concrete.

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‘No Vaccine for the Climate Crisis’: Over 230 Health Journals Demand Wealthy Nations Take Action

DeSmogBlog

The editorial, published today in over 230 medical, nursing, and public health journals across the world, demands international coordinated action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity, and protect health.

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now

GreenBiz

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now. But what motivates ranchers to make these investments in better management and fencing? William Ginn. Sat, 06/06/2020 - 02:00. This is an excerpt from " Valuing Nature " by William J. Copyright 2020 William J.

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

Renewable Energy World

As the industry reckons with its role in a decarbonized future, advocates, utilities and regulators alike are calling for a carefully-managed transition that avoids costly long-term investments. This first-of-its-kind tool has the power to transform natural gas utility investment decisions.

Investing in nature gives industry a competitive advantage

AGreenLiving

Industry leaders need to change the measures of growth, bring the true value of nature into market pricing and ensure demands on nature do not exceed the ability to supply. The rest is here: Investing in nature gives industry a competitive advantage.

Can PG&E Realistically Deliver on California Governor’s Demands?

GreenTechMedia

In the meantime, PG&E shareholders, creditors and counterparties spent the weekend parsing Newsom’s rejection letter, trying to discern which demands can reasonably be met — and which may be dealbreakers. The biggest challenge for PG&E’s existing management and investors backing the plan, as opposed to a rival plan from bondholders seeking to take control of the company, will be Newsom’s demand that it reduce its reliance on debt financing, analysts agree.

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Mapping the Post-COVID Future for Electric Cars, Behavior Change and Energy Demand

GreenTechMedia

We’ll talk about a wide range of subjects, including: oil consumption, behavior changes, demand for electric cars, and whether we’re delaying the energy transition. On a practical level, will the crisis encourage governments to make climate-focused stimulus investments?

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Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer

AutoGrid

Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer. To avoid this exposure, utilities could either increase power supply or decrease power demand. What specific aspects of a customer’s operation represent opportunities to monetize demand response?

2020 New Investment Spotlight: Renewance

Clean Energy Trust

From mobile phones to computers to electric vehicles, the convenience of on-demand power is driving demand for batteries of all shapes and sizes. We’ve made investments in several battery innovators and have witnessed amazing things come out of our portfolio.

Net Zero Festival: Now available on demand

Business Green

All sessions from the three day broadcast are now available on demand through the Festival platform. All of the panel debates, keynote speeches, and presentations are now available on demand through the Net Zero Festival website.

Europe’s Demand for Electric Cars May Get a Jolt from COVID-19 Response

GreenTechMedia

“The carmakers now want to get people back into the showrooms and create strong demand. These include European Investment Bank funding, fast-tracked low-emissions legislation and support for charging infrastructure.

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Investors holding $29tr in assets demand 1,600 firms set science-based climate goals

Business Green

Around 220 financial institutions from across 26 countries - including major names such as Allianz, Amundi, and Cathay Financial Holding - are targeting their demands at 1,600 companies with a collective market capitalisation of over $41tr, which they claim are together responsible for 11.9

Amid Depressed Power Demand, Duke Sticks to Plan to Double Renewables Base

GreenTechMedia

In April the picture darkened further: Duke's total electricity sales fell 5 percent, dragged down by a 12 percent slide in demand from industrial customers that was only partially offset by higher-than-usual residential sales.

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