Today we have the luxury of choosing between several direct and indirect viable energy sources. Renewables and gas are two of these, and of course historically coal has been the dominant force. The decisive question we always face is “what is the optimal energy mix”?
At the Energy Capital Leaders Assembly in November 2019, Mark Radka, UN Environment and Paula Pinho, European Commission shared their insights into achieving a low-carbon future and their Sustainable Development Goals. Read more here
The Secret Sauce – Five Things Stopping Institutional Investors Deploying Greater Capital into Renewable Energy
If executives are going to successfully access some of the $2 trillion a year in clean energy infrastructure being allocated, knowing what these investors look for is important. Much is written about why they are investing, but we asked our membership what holds them back from deploying capital.
Summary: ‘Greening’ existing infrastructure should be prioritised over investment into new clean energy projects
On 9 July 2020, we invited a panel of industry experts to discuss whether the construction of new clean energy projects should be prioritised over ‘greening’ our existing infrastructure to maximise efficiency by society-at-large
Solar power is steadily growing in Africa, with 5.8 GW being installed in 2019. However, Africa has a capacity estimated at 1,000 GW for solar power. So why were only 5.8 GW installed in 2019?
Electrification, renewable energy and energy storage will get us part of the way through the energy transition. However, even with such a rapid deployment of solar and wind, electrification can’t do everything. We need something else to fill that gap.
We speak to Jason Tundermann, Vice-President of Business Development at LevelTen Energy, to learn about trends in the corporate renewable PPAs marketplace.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says there is now a once-inalifetime opportunity to put clean energy investment at the heart of the world’s economic recovery from the virus.
We take a look at how the energy sector is progressing with regards to gender diversity and representation at board level
We take a deeper look into why South Africa is lagging behind on global sales of electric vehicles (EVs). Read here
Technology and responsible investing will “inevitably be the top two megatrends” of the 2020s, affirms the CEO of independent financial advisory organisation deVere.
Who will make money in the energy business of the future, and who will fade from the scene? Politics and regulation certainly matter, but how much? What will the global energy system of 2030 or 2050 look like?
We explore how banks and asset managers are providing debt and innovative capital products and how they are responding to very different circumstances than the ones laid out in their commitments published as recently as March.
The argument has been made that aligning corporate, and investment goals to the Paris Agreement is easier in a growth market than during a downturn. If so what does this current situation mean in practice for investors and corporates alike?
We delve into the economics of the hydrogen economy, exploring where we are and what is needed for hydrogen to be the saviour that so many claim it will be – this is what we discovered when we spoke to our members.