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UK Labour to double onshore wind, triple solar power, and quadruple offshore wind by 2030

Renew Economy

Peter Dutton seizes on UK Labour's commitment to nuclear. What he didn't mention is that its wind and solar plans are even more ambitious than Australia's Labor government. The post UK Labour to double onshore wind, triple solar power, and quadruple offshore wind by 2030 appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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U.S. Soy meets consumer demand

GreenBiz

Sponsored: As one of the few complete plant proteins, soy remains a top pick to meet rising demand.

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Green tick sought to double size of Australia’s biggest wind farm

Renew Economy

Spanish energy giant files application to double size of Australia's biggest wind project, in the electorate of anti-renewable Nationals leader David Littleproud. The post Green tick sought to double size of Australia’s biggest wind farm appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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M&A Uncertainty Fails To Slow ESG Due Diligence

3BL Media

Four in five dealmakers say ESG now firmly on the M&A agenda More than half of dealmakers expect to perform ESG due diligence in most transactions over the next two years Despite rising importance, budget constraints and pressures remain KPMG ESG due diligence study 2024 July 7, 2024 /3BL/ - Economic and geopolitical headwinds have failed to slow a rise in ESG due diligence in M&A transactions globally, according to new findings from KPMG International.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Without a massive grid upgrade, the Coalition’s nuclear plan faces a high-voltage hurdle

Renew Economy

The increasing share of renewable energy in our electricity grid means there’s no guarantee existing transmission capacity will be available for nuclear energy. The post Without a massive grid upgrade, the Coalition’s nuclear plan faces a high-voltage hurdle appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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International Energy Agency - IEA policy review highlights leadership of United States on energy security and clean energy transitions

Global Renewable News

Major energy and climate initiatives have led to a clean energy investment boom, supporting progress toward energy security, affordability and decarbonisation goalsThe United States has made s.

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Vattenfall - Windfarm and seafood farming combined: First harvest at Kriegers Flak

Global Renewable News

With the increasing competition for space at sea, seaweed and mussel farming in the sea between the mighty offshore wind turbines will likely become reality in the future.A new study shows.

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First turbines go up at off-grid mine after 850kms journey from port

Renew Economy

First turbines go up at off-grid mine that will be mostly powered by renewables and storage. The post First turbines go up at off-grid mine after 850kms journey from port appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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WindEurope - Immediate actions needed to unblock grid capacity for more wind energy

Global Renewable News

Getting access to the electricity grid is now the number one bottleneck to deploying renewables at scale. Across Europe hundreds of gigawatts of wind energy projects have applied for a grid connection.

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Hunter Valley wind farm gets federal approval as developer sets sights on second stage

Renew Economy

After several delays, federal environment minister gives tick to Hunter Valley wind farm. The post Hunter Valley wind farm gets federal approval as developer sets sights on second stage appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Finland - Helen invests in the carbon neutrality of district heating - a heat pump plant based on new technology and two electric boilers planned for Patola

Global Renewable News

Helen is building an air-to-water heat pump plant and two electric boilers with combined heat production capacity of 100 MW (à 50 MW) in the company's existing production area in Patola. The ai.

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Saudi-owned FRV switches on its first solar/battery hybrid project in Australia

Renew Economy

FRV committed to its first hybrid generator/battery in Australia after a rule change paved the way for a shared grid connection point. The post Saudi-owned FRV switches on its first solar/battery hybrid project in Australia appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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European Investment Bank - Italy: From the EIB €100 million to Snam to support energy efficiency

Global Renewable News

Highlights The main initiatives, promoted by Renovit, a Snam Group company, include updating the power in public and residential buildings and improving the energy efficiency of industrial activ.

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Australia exposed as one of world’s worst climate wreckers in key UN-backed report

Renew Economy

Australia again ranks amongst the world's worst countries for climate action, ahead of only ustralia was only ahead of Qatar, Brunei and the United Arab Emirates. The post Australia exposed as one of world’s worst climate wreckers in key UN-backed report appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Mastering Supply Chain Sustainability: Where Does ESG Fit In?

Speaker: Hortense Grouvel

In this new webinar, you will learn firsthand how to set up a sustainable supply chain program that will help meet increasing ESG requirements stemming from regulators, customers, consumers, and investors alike. Hortense Grouvel, ESG expert at IntegrityNext, and Sean Whelan, Global Senior Manager at Halliburton, will look at how ensuring compliance will also help you increase sustainability performance, resilience, and innovation, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your supply chain op

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Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland - SEAI says 'it's time to show fossil fuels the door'! Switch to a heat pump for a more fossil fuel free home

Global Renewable News

SEAI is encouraging homeowners with old oil or gas boilers to show fossil fuels the door and make the switch to a heat pump. If you have an old oil or gas boiler, now is the time t.

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ESG Today: Week in Review

ESG Today

This week in ESG news: LEGO sets new sustainability requirements for suppliers; Moody’s adopts MSCI ESG ratings; Accenture survey finds less than a quarter of CFOs ready for new climate reporting requirements; Fidelity International unveils new sustainable investing framework to align with new regulations; Google asks large suppliers for clean energy commitments to address rising Scope 3 emissions; SBTi CEO steps down; Deutsche Bank issues inaugural social bond; Google, BlackRock partner on sola

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Vestas - Vestas secures 347 MW EnVentus order in Canada

Global Renewable News

Vestas has received a 347 MW order to power the Pohénégamook - Picard - Saint-Antonin - Wolastokuk (PPAW) wind project in Quebec, Canada. The order consists of 56 Enventus V162-6.2 MW turbines.T.

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Stunning drone video catches reindeer creating a hypnotic cyclone after feeling threatened

Good.is: Planet

This reindeer phenomenon was first sighted by the Vikings as their lifestyle significantly relied on hunting reindeer

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Eolus - Eolus Applies for Permit for Offshore Wind Power - Equivalent to Renewable Electricity for Half of Stockholm County

Global Renewable News

Eolus is applying to the Government for permission to build the Skidbladner offshore wind farm, with up to 147 wind turbines located just over 20 kilometers north of Gotska Sandön. The estimated el.

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Covering Germany's Green Hydrogen Demand

Energy Central

Covering Germany's Green Hydrogen Demand Green hydrogen will play an important role in the energy transition. In Europe, Germany is expected to become the biggest importer of green hydrogen and its derivatives, accounting for more than half of the combined hydrogen import demand across European countries. Transport of hydrogen and its derivatives will be a crucial step.

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Vestas - Vestas secures 84 MW repowering order in the USA

Global Renewable News

Vestas has received an 84 MW order to repower an undisclosed wind project in the USA. The repower order consists of 38 V110-2.2 MW turbines.The orders include supply, delivery, and commissioning o.

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Long Shot Restart Efforts for Duane Arnold and TMI 1

Energy Central

Long Shot Restart Efforts Aired for Duane Arnold and TMI 1 EDF NuWard SMR Goes Back to the Drawing Board Philippines MERALCO’s SMR Deployment Delayed To 2030 Growing Interest in Nuclear Power via SMRs for Cargo Shipping Turkey, US in Talks on Nuclear Plant Projects, SMRs Long Shot Restart Efforts Aired for Duane Arnold and TMI 1 Two shut down nuclear reactors are being.

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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New York Transco - New York Transco Submits Proposals to Deliver Clean Offshore Wind Energy to New York City“Energy Link NY” to Efficiently Deliver Clean Energy from Offshore Wind to Support a Healthier and more Sustainable New York City

Global Renewable News

New York Transco submitted Energy Link NY electric transmission proposals to the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) for the delivery of clean energy from future offshore wind facilities to N.

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Carbon Dioxide | Shipping

Energy Central

Carbon Dioxide | Shipping The evidence gathered from the performed qualification activities is concluded sufficient to confirm that there are no technical showstoppers associated with a low-pressure CO2 ship transport value chain, hence that the technology is deemed ready for first use. It shall be acknowledged that there are remaining technical issues that require attention during.

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International Energy Agency - IEA makes more of its data and statistics freely available through upgraded countries and regions pages

Global Renewable News

In another major step towards making more IEA data freely available and accessible, the IEA has upgraded the Countries and Regions section of its website by adding a comprehensive range of s.

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Qld Govt enlists Redflow for major energy project

Sustainability Matters

Battery energy storage company Redflow has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Queensland energy generator Stanwell Corporation. Wholly owned by the Queensland Government, Stanwell is a major provider of electricity and energy solutions to Queensland, the National Electricity Market and other large energy users throughout Australia. Stanwell will collaborate with Redflow on the development and deployment of Redflow’s X10 zinc–bromine flow battery solution for use in a large-scale pro

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The Silver Lining to Corporate DEI Challenges

In our latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Scorpio Edition, 3BL embraces the perspective of one of the zodiac's most misunderstood signs: Scorpio. While this sign often has a darker view of the world, they do not shy away from shining a light on controversial topics. This month we take a deep dive into corporate pullback of DEI and how companies can utilize astrological advice to reinvent its social impact communication.

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National Association of State Energy Officials - NASEO “Beating the Heat” Report on Cost-Effective Residential Cooling Solutions

Global Renewable News

On June 27, 2024, NASEO published the.

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Adapt or die: Bangladesh joins the race to climate-proof cities

Eco-Business

Bangladesh's congested capital Dhaka joins the ranks of South Asian cities drawing up plans to prepare for a hotter, wetter future.

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Electric Car Companies Push Back Against Restrictive Trade Policies

CleanTechnica

The world of electric car manufacturing is expanding, as Chinese companies build new factories in more countries. The post Electric Car Companies Push Back Against Restrictive Trade Policies appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Climate conference and G7 raise stakes for COP29, amid mounting frustration

Eco-Business

Decisive action and renewed cooperation are critical to successful progress on international efforts to mitigate climate change, writes Zerin Osho.

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Supercharge Your ESG Content This Libra Season

Throughout Climate Week, a feeling of urgency on tackling the climate crisis was palpable. Yet, questions continue to linger about corporate progress. Are we truly moving the needle or are we stuck in a cycle of empty statements and a flood of reports and guidelines? In the latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Libra Edition , we use Climate Week outcomes to explore how brands can communicate progress credibly.