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IEEFA: From zero to fifty, global financial corporations get cracking on major oil/gas lending exits

IEEFA: From zero to fifty, global financial corporations get cracking on major oil/gas lending exits

Accelerating divestment from oil and gas shows similar early trends to global financial institution’s exit from coal

20 October 2020 (IEEFA): Fifty globally significant financial institutions have introduced policies restricting oil sands and/or oil and gas drilling in the Arctic including 23 to date this year, highlighting global capital continues to flee fossil fuels, according to a new tracker developed by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “Momentum is […]

IEEFA India: Grid, storage, policy, and regulation: Areas of new focus to meet India’s ambitious renewable energy targets

Variable renewable energy is the least cost source of new Indian electricity capacity. The challenge is now on grid integration, and the need to leverage the lessons of other transition leaders.

5 September 2019 (IEEFA India): Finding the right pricing signals to drive technology adoption to solve the integration of an ever increasing share of variable renewable energy into India’s grid is becoming a central new challenge for policy makers and regulators, critical to enabling the ongoing transition away from coal to meet India’s ambitious renewable […]

IEEFA Report: ‘Here and Now’ — Nine Electricity Markets Leading the Transition to Wind and Solar

California, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, South Australia, Spain, Tamil Nadu, Texas, and Uruguay; Breakneck Speed Is Overtaking Academic Discussion; Renewables Are Providing Security of Supply

Feb. 14, 2018 (IEEFA) — New research by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis details how nine major power markets around the world have achieved an outsize share of wind and solar generation while assuring security of supply and are providing compelling examples of the fast-moving evolution of electricity generation. The report, “Power-Industry […]

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Investment firm CIP pushes ahead with offshore wind driven green ammonia project

Offshore Engineer: Danish energy infrastructure investments firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is looking to build what it says is Europe’s largest production facility of CO2-free green ammonia, with the final product aimed at the shipping and agriculture sector as a means to reduce emissions. The project will be located in the town of Esbjerg on the […]

February 24, 2021 Read More →

Denmark moving forward with massive artificial island for offshore wind development

OffshoreWind.biz: Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea.  The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. Around 200 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 3 GW are expected to be installed in the first […]

February 4, 2021 Read More →

First turbine installed at Kriegers Flak, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

OffshoreWind.biz: The first turbine at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm is in place and will deliver the first fossil-free electricity to the Danish grid shortly, Vattenfall said. Once completed, the 605 MW Kriegers Flak will comprise 72 8 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines and be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. The turbines come […]

January 28, 2021 Read More →

Denmark, European Union’s largest oil producer, to phase out production by 2050

Bloomberg: Denmark, the European Union’s biggest oil producer, will stop offering new licenses in the North Sea and phase out production altogether in 2050 as it takes an historic step toward a fossil-fuel free future. Climate and Energy Minister Dan Jorgensen told reporters in Copenhagen that he expects the decision to “resonate around the world.” […]

December 4, 2020 Read More →

European Energy A/S to build 300MW solar farm in Denmark, largest in northern Europe

Renewables Now: Renewables company European Energy A/S has secured local council permission to install what it says will be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) park in Denmark and in Northern Europe. The company’s project for a 300-MW solar complex was approved by the municipality of Aabenraa, Southern Jutland region, with a “massive majority,” the developer […]

October 30, 2020 Read More →

First-of-a-kind subsea transmission interconnection links Danish, German power grids

Renew Economy: The world’s first hybrid subsea interconnector has been inaugurated this week, integrating two German and Danish offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea with the other, and allowing power to be brought onshore to Denmark or Germany and for cross-border energy trading. The Combined Grid Solution (CGS) was inaugurated on Tuesday by German […]

October 22, 2020 Read More →
IEEFA: From zero to fifty, global financial corporations get cracking on major oil/gas lending exits
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IEEFA: From zero to fifty, global financial corporations get cracking on major oil/gas lending exits

Accelerating divestment from oil and gas shows similar early trends to global financial institution’s exit from coal

20 October 2020 (IEEFA): Fifty globally significant financial institutions have introduced policies restricting oil sands and/or oil and gas drilling in the Arctic including 23 to date this year, highlighting global capital continues to flee fossil fuels, according to a new tracker developed by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “Momentum is […]

World Bank study sees potential for 10GW of offshore wind in Vietnam by 2030

ReNews.biz: Vietnam could potentially bring online up to 10GW of offshore wind by 2030, according to recommendations by the World Bank and the Danish Energy Agency. The findings were presented by the organisations to the Vietnamese government as part of efforts to develop an offshore wind sector. The studies are being presented ahead of the […]

September 23, 2020 Read More →

European transmission grid operator floats proposal for 12GW offshore wind hub

Offshore Wind Journal: European electricity transmission system operator TenneT, which currently serves the Dutch and German markets, has put forward a plan to create an energy island that would form the basis of a massive cross-border offshore wind energy project that would export power to the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. Speaking during a 15 September […]

September 18, 2020 Read More →

Apple to buy power from Danish wind turbine test site to power nearby data center

ZD Net: Apple has announced plans to invest in two of the world’s largest wind turbines in Denmark and says its huge Danish data center is now operational. Apple announced its Danish data center plans in 2015 and today revealed its 45,000 square-meter facility in Viborg, Denmark is finally operational. Apple had originally planned to […]

September 4, 2020 Read More →