Iberdrola to provide 100% renewable energy to Vodafone’s Spanish business

Around 140GWh/year of the total 540 GWh/year will be supplied under a PPA linked to the new 49MW Puylobo wind project, which is currently under construction in Aragón

IEA presents bold plan to bolster jobs, grow the global economy and drive down emissions

The organisation has presented its Sustainable Recovery Plan to world governments to help revitalise economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient

‘More than a million new green jobs could be created by 2050’

That’s the suggestion made in a new report put together by Ecuity for the Local Government Association – we spoke to Robert Honeyman, Head of Analysis at the firm, about the findings

Putting wind in the sails of a green recovery

Wind power is a keystone of the greenprint for a net zero future, according to SSE Business Energy

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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

More than a million new green jobs could be created by 2050

That’s the suggestion made by the Local Government Association in a new report published today, which predicts nearly 700,000 direct jobs could be created in England’s clean economy by 2030

Investors urge environmentally-intensive companies to disclose their data

The investors, which include Legal & General, Nordea Asset Management and the New York State Common Retirement Fund, are working to get companies such as Nintendo, Exxon Mobil, Facebook and Domino’s Pizza to reveal their environmental impacts

Yorkshire Water converts tanker truck to run on hydrogen fuel

The company retrofitted a standard truck to use hydrogen dual-fuel – it will be deployed in the supply restoration team in South Yorkshire and will generate 33% less carbon emissions than a typical vehicle

New renewable energy generation ‘to be cheaper than existing fossil fuels’

A new study by IRENA projects annual savings of $23bn in 2021, by replacing 500GW of coal with renewable energy generation

Six finance giants join the ranks of global alliance to end coal power

Aberdeen Standard Investments, the Church of England Pensions Board, Desjardins Group, Legal & General, Robeco and Swiss Re have signed up to the Powering Past Coal Alliance