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Sustainability Economics works with Asia Carbon Institute, of…
Singapore –17 April 2024 –Sustainability Economics, a leading provider of global net-zero solutions, has announced to choose Asia Carbon Institute (ACI) as the standard for…
               
Global coal power surges 2%, China a leading…
The world’s coal-fired power capacity saw a record 2% increase last year, primarily fueled by new constructions in China and delays in decommissioning elsewhere, according…
               
Delays in South Africa’s coal plant closures could…
A delay in the planned closures of coal-fired power plants in South Africa could have dire consequences, including thousands of deaths from air pollution and…
               
Power supplier TVA to shut down 9 coal-fire…
In a press release on Tuesday, power supplier Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced its decision to retire the Kingston Fossil Plant and construct an energy…
               
India’s hydropower plummets to 38-year low amid erratic…
According to a Reuters analysis of government data, India experienced its most significant decline in hydropower output in at least 38 years, with a 16.3%…
               
Multilateral lender approves $85 million investment for North…
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF), a multilateral lender, announced on Wednesday its approval of an $85 million investment aimed at assisting North Macedonia in transitioning…
               
Canada & US to review cross-border dispute over…
As announced on Monday, Canada and the United States have jointly agreed to assess a longstanding cross-border conflict concerning the contamination of coal mines in…
               
Singapore’s biggest bank grows sustainable financing to $52…
Singapore's largest bank, DBS Group, announced on Wednesday that it had increased its sustainable financing commitments by 37.3% to 70 billion Singapore dollars ($52.10 billion)…
               
Indian companies eye major investments in coal-fired power
Private Indian companies have shown interest in constructing at least 10 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity over the next ten years, according to four…
               
China’s 2023 rise in coal approvals puts climate…
In 2023, China waved the green flag for an additional 114 gigawatts (GW) of coal power capacity, marking a 10% increase from the previous year. 
               
Indonesia’s revised green investment regulations to include coal…
On Tuesday, Indonesia introduced an updated ‘taxonomy’ or green investment guideline. It now includes coal-fired power plants used in nickel facilities, aiming to promote a…
               
Trump could roll back anti-coal diplomacy despite continued…
At the International Energy Agency meeting, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry mentioned that if Donald Trump is re-elected, he may not halt…
               
Higher production boosts Coal India’s third-quarter profits beyond…
Coal India reported a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit on Monday as the state-run miner increased production to meet rising electricity demand in the country. The company…
               
Wind energy beats gas in Europe for the…
Last year, Europe made more electricity from wind power than from gas for the first time ever. This drop in using fossil fuels helped cut…
               
Indian coal production surges by 10.3% in January
In a significant uptick, India's coal production witnessed a notable increase of 10.3% in January, reaching 99.73 million tonnes (MT) compared to the corresponding period…
               
India’s largest power producer to take its green…
The top official of India's biggest power producer, NTPC Ltd said on Tuesday that its renewable energy division is expected to become a public company…
               
World’s largest jeweler opts for recycled gold and…
Pandora, the biggest jewelry maker in the world, has decided to stop using newly mined silver and gold and pick only recycled precious metals, as…
               
Germany unlikely to achieve 2030 coal phase-out: Cornwall…
According to a new paper published by Cornwall Insight, Germany is unlikely to achieve its  committed to phasing out electricity generation from both nuclear and…
               
Indonesia to triple its biomass consumption in 2024 
Indonesia plans to increase its use of biomass in power generation to 2.83 million metric tons in 2024, three times the 991,000 tons consumed last…
               
Bulgaria climate minister says market economics will phase…
Market economics are likely to slash Bulgaria's use of coal-fuelled power years before the government's official 2038 phase out date, the country's climate minister said…
               
Reuters reports: JSW proposes to outbid Adani Power…
A Reuters report published today claims that India’s JSW has proposed to outbid Adani Power for the possession of a thermal power plant, the Amarkantak…
               
Global coalition calls on major banks to halt…
A collective force of more than 67 organizations has united in an open call urging the world's largest banks to cease financial support for new…
               
UK High Court rules in favor of ENRC…
London's High Court has ruled in favor of the Kazakh mining group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), declaring that the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO)…
Mongolia signs nature finance deal to preserve grasslands

Mongolia’s government and a coalition of partners have inked a nature finance agreement to protect 35.6 million acres (144,000 square km) of the country’s lands […]

Study recommends China shift economic engagement with Africa towards energy access and transition

A new study conducted by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre and the African Economic Research Consortium suggests that China should redirect its economic engagement […]

JSW Energy secures letter of award for 700 MW solar project from NTPC

JSW Energy has announced that its subsidiary, JSW Neo Energy, has been awarded a letter of award from NTPC for the development of a 700 […]

Study reveals detrimental impact of Oklahoma’s EDEA policy on municipalities

A recent study conducted by the Oklahoma Rural Association sheds light on the adverse effects of Oklahoma’s Energy Discrimination Elimination Act (EDEA) on the state’s […]

Fed to implement Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit

The federal government is set to advance the Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit (Clean Electricity ITC), initially proposed last year. This initiative entails a 15% […]

New Zealand commits $25 million to ADB’s energy transition mechanism for Southeast Asia

New Zealand has pledged $25 million to the Energy Transition Mechanism Partnership Trust Fund (ETMPTF) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), reinforcing efforts to foster […]