Global electricity system operators launch consortium for clean energy transition

They aim to dramatically accelerate the transition to low emission and low cost, secure and reliable power systems, contributing to more than 50% reduction of pollutants globally over the next 10 years

Low Carbon becomes first SME to join Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group

Through bringing the voice of SMEs, the CLG hopes to explore the measures government can take to provide the policy certainty all SMEs require to commit and take action to reach net zero

Almost 2.8bn people still ‘cooking with polluting fuels and technologies’

Nearly half of the global population lack the ability to cook efficiently or cleanly, says the World Bank

IEA calls on G20 to accelerate clean energy transition

Accelerating the deployment of low carbon technologies could push the energy transition forward, according to the IEA and B20

UK provides £27m for clean energy to sterilise drinking water in Ghana

UK-based Aqua Africa will use the finance for solar powered technology to deliver five litres of water a day for less than a quarter of a penny

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German utility RWE joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

The Alliance aims to develop and deploy hydrogen as a viable energy carrier in Europe that is globally competitive

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design

UK offers £20m for clean energy in Africa and Asia

The Energy Catalyst competition is encouraging the development of products and services that helps countries access secure, low cost and low carbon energy

New York plans to buy enough clean energy to power more than 1.5m homes every year

The State of New York has announced it is seeking bids to procure approximately 12 million MWh of renewable electricity

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