Australian HESTA fund commits to becoming net zero by 2050

The $52 billion fund plans to reduce 33% of its carbon emissions by 2030 as part of its climate change plan

Volvo Cars and Plugsurfing to offer e-charging service across Europe

Customers will be able to rapidly charge their electric Volvo at any of the 200,000 plus charging points, across 38 European countries

Infosys signs Climate Pledge and commits to reaching carbon neutrality by 2040

The Indian consulting firm commits to regularly report emissions, decarbonise businesses and offset carbon emissions

Total joins ‘Getting to Zero Coalition’ to decarbonise global maritime industry

The oil and gas company will provide expertise on fuels, marine lubricants and zero emission technologies as part of the coalition

Renewable energy
Renewable energy ‘must provide a cost-effective route to Covid-19 recovery’

A new report recommends additional renewable energy capacity of 3,000GW is required by 2030 to meet the Paris Agreement target of limiting global temperatures to below 2°C

PowerCell and ABB Power Grids partner to advance hydrogen fuel cell technology

The companies will develop stationary power solutions to help decarbonise the global energy market

Volvo’s largest Chinese plant goes 100% renewable

The new plant will cut 11,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and help achieve climate-neutral manufacturing by 2025

Hawke’s Bay moves closer to becoming New Zealand’s net zero airport with planned solar project

The airport has entered a joint venture to develop a commercial solar farm with a total capacity of 10MW

Supersize batteries to power wastewater treatment plant in UK with stored clean energy

The 2MW batteries – each equivalent to the size of a shipping container – will grant an around-the-clock solar power supply to the plant

IEA: ‘Austria could reach carbon-neutrality by 2040′

According to the IEA, while the nation’s CO2 emissions have increased since 2014, recent policy measures could fast-track the transition to clean energy