German businesses ‘could use a surface as large as 10,000 football pitches for photovoltaics’

A space equivalent to 10,000 football pitches is available on the rooftops of supermarkets, logistics halls and retailers – it could host an estimated capacity of 6,750MW

‘World’s largest’ battery to power Saudi Arabian mega-resort

A complex of 50 hotels, which spans 28,000 square kilometres, is set to be powered by wind and solar energy

Swansea Council in Wales pledges to become carbon-neutral in next decade

The local authority vows to prioritise a greater use of renewables and investments in energy-saving technologies

Equinor announces commitment to reach net zero by 2050

The Norwegian energy giant said the ambition includes emissions from the production and final consumption of oil and gas products

Efforts to make Humber ‘world’s first’ net zero industrial cluster by 2040 win broader support

Zero Carbon Humber Partnership has unveiled 45 organisations that support its £75m carbon capture and hydrogen network bid

Tommy Hilfiger HQ becomes home to ‘world’s most powerful solar roof’

The project consists of 48,000 solar panels and is able to provide 100% of all energy for PVH Europe’s warehouses, offices and stores in the Netherlands

US corporate solar market ‘increased twentyfold in last decade’

US businesses added a total of 1.2GW of photovoltaic projects to the grid last year, according to a report

Dutch bank ING vows to reduce financing of upstream oil and gas by 19% by 2040

The lender says it increased renewable power generation financing by €1.9 billion in 2019

Universities in New Zealand secure government funding to replace fossil fuel boilers

The projects are predicted to reduce the Lincoln and Auckland Universities’ carbon dioxide emissions by around 46,000 tonnes in the next ten years

‘Current global pledges can not solve the climate crisis’

That’s the suggestion from Professor of University of Exeter’s Global Systems Institute Mark Baldwin, who spoke to FNZ about the ‘climate hypocrisy’ governments are engaged in