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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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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 →

Offshore wind giant Ørsted takes aim at U.S. solar, storage markets

Greentech Media: Ørsted, a developer synonymous with offshore wind, will have a novel experience in 2021: All of the new power plants it completes will be onshore, and most will involve solar panels. Since building the world’s first offshore wind project 30 years ago off the coast of Denmark, no other company has played a […]

September 3, 2020 Read More →

Latest deal pushes Vestas’ near-shore wind turbine pipeline in Vietnam above 1GW

Renewables Now: Vestas Wind Systems A/S on Tuesday unveiled a 50-MW order for an intertidal project in Vietnam and a 150-MW deal for an unspecified Chinese project. The Vietnamese order was placed by Phuong Anh Group and covers the second phase of the Hoa Binh 1 wind farm project, the Danish manufacturer said. It will […]

August 13, 2020 Read More →

RenewableUK: Global offshore wind pipeline now totals 159GW

S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): The global pipeline of offshore wind projects grew 30% over the past year to reach 159 GW, with more and more countries outside Europe seeing an influx of developers jockeying for gigawatt-scale projects. U.K.-based industry body RenewableUK said July 22 that both new and established markets have seen ballooning development […]

July 24, 2020 Read More →

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners planning 3.5GW offshore wind project in Vietnam

S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners K/S is planning to develop a 3.5-GW offshore wind project off the coast of Binh Thuan, Vietnam. The proposed La Gan project is estimated to cost up to US$10 billion. When completed, it will become one of the first large-scale offshore wind projects in Vietnam, the Danish […]

July 23, 2020 Read More →

Scotland’s SSE looking to join ranks of world’s largest wind power developers

Bloomberg: Scottish utility SSE Plc is planning an expansion of its renewable power business to compete globally for the growing market for massive wind farms. “I’d like to see us become a global supermajor,” Jim Smith, managing director of SSE Renewables, said by phone. “Who wouldn’t if they were running our business?” While it’s become […]

July 22, 2020 Read More →