REM - Renewable Energy

12 August 2021

House Democrats seek more clean energy spending

11 August 2021

The US Senate has passed a bipartisan infrastructure bill with electricity grid spending – and already House Democrats are lining up to push for more clean energy spending as the legislation continues to wend its way through Congress

Ørsted signs power purchase agreement with Microsoft for solar power in Texas

11 August 2021

Ørsted and Microsoft Corp. have entered into an agreement for Microsoft to purchase energy from the Old 300 Solar Centre project in Fort Bend County, Texas.

ASIAELEC: Bangladesh approves plans for 100-MW, state-owned solar plant

11 August 2021

The Bangladeshi government has finalised plans to build a 100-MW, state-owned solar plant in Jamalpur, the largest yet in the country.

bneGreen: Last chance to cut emissions and save the climate: UN report

10 August 2021

The UN has said in its strongest statement yet that human influence is unequivocally responsible for creating climate change, with only immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in CO2 and GHG emissions able to limit global global warming to 1.5°C

bneGreen: Last chance to cut emissions and save the climate

10 August 2021

The UN said in its strongest statement yet that human influence is unequivocally responsible for creating climate change, with only immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in CO2 and GHG emissions able to limit global global warming to 1.5°C.

REM: President Biden sets target that half of all new vehicles sold in the US by 2030 will be zero-emission

9 August 2021

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order setting a target that half of all new vehicles sold in the US by 2030 should be electric. Plug-in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles were also included in the mandate.

Argentina lowers proportion of biofuel in diesel and petrol

9 August 2021

A law has come into effect in Argentina that allows a cut in the proportion of biofuels mixed into diesel and petrol. The law, passed in mid-July, is in part designed to limit fuel price rises ahead of mid-term elections in November.

Russia’s Sibur sees emissions flat amid major growth plan

6 August 2021

Russia’s largest petrochemicals producer Sibur aims to complete massive growth plans without additional emissions, according to a comprehensive report on results and sustainability in 2020.

Ecopetrol aims to launch pilot project for green hydrogen production next year

6 August 2021

Colombia’s national oil company Ecopetrol has announced plans to launch a pilot project for green hydrogen production and will also explore options for investment in blue hydrogen.