The Climate Council highlighted five exciting companies in the United States and Canada that have developed innovative cleantech products in the fields of renewable energy, data, energy storage and electric vehicles.
Q&A with Catherine Brennan, Financial Manager at GreenYellow to discuss her role, diversity in the sector and advice to young women pursuing careers in sustainable investing
The Climate Council would like to highlight the companies that have excelled in driving progress beyond their natural commitment to a cleaner, greener climate and environment – giving a strong focus to Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity.
Sara Chamberlain has worked in the energy and environment sector for nearly a decade, with a core focus on helping energy startups develop commercialization strategies. Working at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship is a personal passion. She currently leads Energy Foundry’s investment activity and maintains an active role with each of the firm’s portfolio companies.
Q&A: Paula Singliarova, Head of Sustainability and Stewardship, Arabesque Asset Management to discuss how her sustainability function sits in between investments, business development and strategy. How her main responsibilities are overseeing proxy voting and engagement activities, working with the investment team on integration of sustainability scores in the investment process, monitoring latest sustainability news and of course, you can’t escape sustainability reporting…
As renewable energy investments grow rapidly across on-grid and off-grid locations, investments in the monitoring and control of these assets have gained momentum globally.
On the 23rd July 2020, the Energy Council hosted the second webinar in their debate series which posed the question of whether “a subsidy-free renewable global industry is possible within 5 years”.
The corporate sector’s responsibility in advancing energy efficiency, decarbonisation, clean electricity, heat and mobility
On 13 August 2020, we invited a panel of industry experts to discuss whether the corporate sector is the most important actor in advancing energy efficiency, decarbonisation, clean electricity, heat and mobility
Summary: ‘Greening’ existing infrastructure should be prioritised over investment into new clean energy projects
On 9 July 2020, we invited a panel of industry experts to discuss whether the construction of new clean energy projects should be prioritised over ‘greening’ our existing infrastructure to maximise efficiency by society-at-large
Solar power is steadily growing in Africa, with 5.8 GW being installed in 2019. However, Africa has a capacity estimated at 1,000 GW for solar power. So why were only 5.8 GW installed in 2019?
On the 23rd of July 2020, An expert panel discussed the possibility that falling technology costs have meant that the need for subsidies in the renewable energy industry has been questioned. However, whilst wind and solar are leading, many parts of the industry are not there yet. Would it be a mistake to assume, too early, that subsidies are no longer needed?
Current clean energy technologies are (often) bankable and even competitive nowadays compared to grey projects. This means investors should (and they do) invest in these projects.
We speak to Jason Tundermann, Vice-President of Business Development at LevelTen Energy, to learn about trends in the corporate renewable PPAs marketplace.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says there is now a once-inalifetime opportunity to put clean energy investment at the heart of the world’s economic recovery from the virus.
We take a deeper look into why South Africa is lagging behind on global sales of electric vehicles (EVs). Read here
‘Greening’ existing infrastructure should be prioritised over investment into new clean energy projects
9 July 2020 – With global investment in new renewable energy capacity (excluding large hydro-electric projects) at $282.2 billion in 2019, it is clear that there is a growing appetite to invest into new clean energy projects. But is investing large sums into new projects putting the cart before the horse?
We explore how banks and asset managers are providing debt and innovative capital products and how they are responding to very different circumstances than the ones laid out in their commitments published as recently as March.