fossil fuels

October 30, 2020
As part of a strategy that includes retiring coal-fired power plants by 2040 and reaching net zero carbon emissions from electricity generation by 2050, utility company Alliant Energy has published its ‘Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa’.
June 30, 2020
An increasing number of banks are turning away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy financing. As Catherine Early reports, despite the chilling effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry, hopes are high that a tipping point is nearing.
May 15, 2020
Fossil fuel exposure lands energy majors in trouble with one-trillion-dollar GPFG, who is boycotting coal-heavy firms as part of climate shift that will see it back unlisted renewables.
April 29, 2020
Confirmed record-breaking at 6:10am of Tuesday 28 April was made possible by a combination of high levels of solar on the grid and lower-than-usual demand.
May 24, 2019
Norwegian firm to seek FiT support for 485MW pipeline, Sunseap's PV rooftop switched on at diaper factory, Indian solar raises more than coal.
April 1, 2019
A large tranche of utility-scale solar – and storage – projects in Hawaii has been approved by the state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC), each quoting a cost per kilowatt hour of US$0.10 or under.
February 12, 2019
Germany and Spain to catch up the fastest amid boom set to multiply solar generation by 60 between 2015 and 2050, McKinsey finds.
January 15, 2018
Shell has signed an agreement to acquire a 43.83% interest stake in US solar developer Silicon Ranch Corporation from investment manager Partners Group for US$193-217 million.
January 10, 2018
Shell is developing a 20MW solar plant at Moerdijk in the Netherlands where it runs one of Europe's largest petrochemicals manufacturing sites.
April 25, 2017
Despite battle cries to end the ‘war on coal’, Trump’s first 100 days as president have done very little to materially dismantle progress in renewable energy and climate action, according to energy and national security expert Kevin Book.

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