Time to act as global energy efficiency progress drops to slowest rate since start...

Energy efficiency has tremendous potential to boost economic growth and avoid greenhouse gas emissions, but the global rate of progress is slowing – a trend that has major implications for consumers, businesses and the...

New report: the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions...

As part of the 10th annual World Green Building Week, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has issued a bold new vision for how buildings and infrastructure around the world can reach 40% less...

Energy efficiency leads U.S. energy sector job growth

Energy efficiency is the fastest-growing segment of U.S. energy sector employment, now employing more than 2.3 million Americans, according to a new analysis from E4TheFuture and the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs)....

Atos unveils the Top 30 energy consumption of the world’s most popular mobile applications...

Atos unveils the Top 30 energy consumption of the world's most popular mobile applications in a study conducted by startup Greenspector. Increasingly demanding in terms of technical resources (RAM, CPU, Data, etc.), mobile applications...

Global energy investment stabilised above USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, but security and sustainability...

Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back while investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables, according to the...

More people have access to electricity than ever before, but world is falling short...

Despite significant progress in recent years, the world is falling short of meeting the global energy targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for 2030. Ensuring affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern...

BayWa r.e. report shows huge corporate appetite for clean energy

In partnership with the RE-Source Platform, BayWa r.e. has published its Energy Report 2019 which analyses the attitudes of 1,200 European corporations towards renewable energy. While 89% of all those surveyed agreed on the...

EIB and Banco Santander to provide EUR 50m to businesses and the self-employed to...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Santander España are providing businesses and the self-employed with a credit line – including EUR 50m of EIB funds – for professional projects improving energy efficiency. This is...

Developing nations assume the mantle of global clean energy leadership

Surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs, and innovative policy-making have allowed developing nations to seize the mantle of global clean energy leadership from wealthier countries, the Climatescope study from BloombergNEF (BNEF) concludes. Emerging market...

EU to be carbon-neutral by 2050

On 28 November the European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050: ‘A Clean Planet for All’. The strategy shows how Europe can lead...