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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, REDD+, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: During September and early October 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) demonstrated how non-state actors can catalyze the low-carbon transition, including through green bonds and climate risk exposures in portfolios. The Global Green Bond Partnership was launched, and the World Bank deepened its green bond partnerships […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 September 2018: A white paper titled, ‘Agile Cities: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization explores the concept of agility as it relates to cities. The paper highlights the importance of agility in the context of the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IRENA: Renewables can provide 50% of Egypt’s electricity by 2030

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Adnan Amin, Business, Commodities, Economy, Egypt, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA Director General, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Outlook Egypt, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IRENA: Renewables can provide 50% of Egypt’s electricity by 2030

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Arabian Industry: Egypt has the potential to generate up to 53 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt report, released at a high-level conference in Cairo today […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Hawaiian Electric plans record solar additions, and storage too

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, 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, Solar Plus Storage  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Hawaiian Electric plans record solar additions, and storage too

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Pacific Business News: Honolulu-based utility Hawaiian Electric said on Tuesday it has selected seven solar-plus-storage projects for the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history. Once contract negotiations have been finalized, the seven projects are expected to produce approximately 260 megawatts of solar energy on Oahu, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Leading buyout group to back renewable energy development in Middle East, Africa

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Africa, Blackstone, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Middle East, Middle East Renewable Energy Development, 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, Zarou  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Leading buyout group to back renewable energy development in Middle East, Africa

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Financial Times ($): Blackstone, the world’s largest buyout group, is launching a standalone company to invest “hundreds of millions of dollars” in renewable power assets in the Middle East and north Africa, said people familiar with the plans. The new business, named Zarou after an ancient bridge […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  BNEF, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Phaseout Plans, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable energy, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Should we just give up now? The world’s electrical utilities need to reduce coal consumption by at least 60 percent over the two decades through 2030 to avoid the worst effects of climate change that could occur with more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Carolina utility plans major investment in energy storage

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, Duke Energy, Duke Energy Storage Investment Plans, Economy, Energy, energy storage, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, North Carolina, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Robert Caldwell  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Carolina utility plans major investment in energy storage

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Duke Energy Corp. plans to invest $500 million to add nearly 300 MW of battery storage to its portfolio in the Carolinas over the next 15 years. “Duke Energy is at the forefront of battery energy storage, and our investment could increase […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  50 Percent Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, 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, Walt Disney Company  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The New York Times: Even the visionary Walt Disney probably could not have imagined this one. The Walt Disney Company is just months away from generating enough renewable solar energy to fully power two of its four parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Omaha utility proposing faster shift from coal to renewables

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Business, Carbon Intensity, Commodities, Craig Moody, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Nebraska, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Omaha Public Power District, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Transition, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Omaha utility proposing faster shift from coal to renewables

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Omaha Public Power District is proposing more aggressive environmental goals to get electricity from renewable sources and natural gas. The electric utility’s board may vote next week on a new set of goals that would accelerate its shift away from coal to other power sources, […]

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