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MIL-OSI Energy: Washington utility pledges 100 percent clean energy by 2045

By   /  April 20, 2019  /  100 Percent Clean Energy Pledge, AM-NC, Avista Utilities, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, Dennis Vermillion, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Sierra Club, Utility trends, Washington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Washington utility pledges 100 percent clean energy by 2045

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Lewiston Tribune: Spokane-based Avista Utilities announced Thursday it is committing to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2045 and to have a carbon neutral supply of electricity by 2027. The company serves customers in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and northeastern Oregon. According to information on the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Hannover Re tightens rules for reinsuring coal development projects

By   /  April 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Plant Reinsurance Policy, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Hannover Re, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Insurance, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paris Agreement, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Hannover Re tightens rules for reinsuring coal development projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Business Insurance: Hannover Re SE is adopting a more restrictive underwriting policy on the reinsurance of coal-based risks in addition to excluding coal-based projects from its investment portfolio. Hannover Re does not invest in securities of issuers that generate 25% or more of their revenues from coal-based […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: DBS Bank becomes second Singapore lender to stop new coal plant financing

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Plant Financing Ban, Commodities, CTF, DBS Bank, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, OCBC Bank, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Singapore, Southeast Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: DBS Bank becomes second Singapore lender to stop new coal plant financing

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Business Times: DBS Bank has decided to cease financing new coal-fired power plants in any market, after honouring existing commitments, the second Singapore bank to do so. South-east Asia’s largest bank is also stepping up financing of renewable energy projects. DBS’ latest move is an about-turn […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Coal plants faltered in Australian heat wave, while renewables powered on

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, Australia, Australia Heat Wave, Australian Energy Market Operator, Brown Coal Generation Problems, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind, Wind Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Coal plants faltered in Australian heat wave, while renewables powered on

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: A report into the Victoria “load-shedding” events in the January heatwave, which sparked yet another political battle over Australia’s energy policy, has highlighted the critical failure of the state’s main brown coal generators, as well as the important contributions of rooftop solar at key times. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. says it is done financing coal projects

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, China, Climate Risk, Coal Project Financing, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Market Forces, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Oversea Chinese Banking Corp., Renewables, Samuel Tsien, Southeast Asia, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. says it is done financing coal projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp., Southeast Asia’s second-largest lender, said two Vietnamese coal-fired power plants will be the last it finances as it increases funding for renewable projects. “We won’t do any new coal-fired power generation plants in any countries, except for the power projects that we are […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Washington state moves step closer to adopting coal-free legislation with 2025 deadline

By   /  April 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Coal-Free Washington, Colstrip, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gael Tarleton, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jay Inslee, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Montana, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Puget Sound Energy, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Washington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Washington state moves step closer to adopting coal-free legislation with 2025 deadline

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Seattle Post-Intelligencer: The state House of Representatives, on a largely partisan 56-42 vote, passed a bill Thursday that moves Washington’s electrical utilities off coal by 2025, and to a complete “clean energy” grid by 2045. The bill goes back to the Senate to clear up small changes, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Fossil fuel divestment efforts begin to take hold in oil-rich Colorado

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Change Finance, Climate Risk, Colorado, Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate, Commodities, CTF, Dan Carreno, Deborah McNamara, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fossil Free PERA, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Fossil fuel divestment efforts begin to take hold in oil-rich Colorado

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Westword: For over a century, fossil fuels have been more than just the world’s primary energy source; they’ve been a bedrock of the global financial system, an engine of economic growth and a safe investment for governments, pension funds, charitable endowments and other institutions around the world. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Norway tightens coal investment rules, expands renewable options for sovereign wealth fund

By   /  April 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Anglo American, BHP Group, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Industry Investment Limits, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Glencore, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norway, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Investments, Renewables, Uniper  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Norway tightens coal investment rules, expands renewable options for sovereign wealth fund

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Norway plans to tighten restrictions on coal investments for its $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund while opening it up for renewable-energy infrastructure assets. The government proposes to expand its coal ban by adding absolute caps on production of thermal coal, or its use in power generation, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: French government looking at closing country’s four remaining coal plants by 2022

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Cordemais Coal Plant Conversion, CTF, DJF, Economy, EDF, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, France, Francois de Rudy, French Coal Plant Phase-out Plan, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, RTE, Transition, Uniper  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: French government looking at closing country’s four remaining coal plants by 2022

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis You are here: Home » Subject » Climate Risk » French government looking at closing country’s four remaining coal plants by 2022 Reuters: French power grid operator RTE is poised to publish a report that is expected to lay out a possible roadmap for shutting down France’s […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Middle East sovereign wealth funds investing in green energy, but fossil divestment seen as unlikely

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Ashby Monk, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, ExxonMobil, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PitchBook, Santiago Principles, Shell  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Middle East sovereign wealth funds investing in green energy, but fossil divestment seen as unlikely

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Sovereign wealth funds from oil-rich countries in the Middle East are moving to diversify into renewable energy, pushed by regulators and pledges on climate change, but are stopping short of following Norway in shedding some oil and gas investments. Total sovereign wealth fund investments within the […]

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