Energy Transition

SC Net Zero Ventures Raises €125 Mn For Energy Transition

SC Net Zero Ventures, the venture capital investment fund managed by Suma Capital in strategic alliance with Repsol as anchor investor, has completed its first closing raising €125 million. The fund has a target of €150 million. This substantial first closing is a very important step towards achieving the fund’s goals. Furthermore, this milestone underlines […]

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Renewable Investments In Africa Need To Grow 5 Times: Report

A new report by think tank Climate Analytics finds $8 trillion of investment is needed for new renewables and $4 trillion for grid and storage infrastructure to deliver the 2030 tripling goal agreed at COP28 – or combined, $2 trillion a year on average. Using climate finance to mobilise $100 billion a year for the […]

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Global Clean Energy Investment Jumps 17%, Hits $1.8 Trillion: BloombergNEF

The latest report on Energy Transition published by energy think tank BloombergNEF said that the global investment in the low-carbon energy transition surged 17% in 2023, reaching $1.77 trillion. The report titled, ‘Energy Transition Investment Trends 2024 ‘, said that this number is a new record level of annual investment and demonstrates the resilience of […]

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The Rise of Community Solar Initiatives Brightening Sustainable Future

Swati Singh, Product Marketing Manager of Oorjan Cleantech  Dayanita was born in the rural agrarian and fishing community of Hill Kaka, a remote hamlet in Poonch district, that’s almost cut off from the rest of India. At 19, she has never seen a light bulb lit up in her home. The rocky terrain, coupled with […]

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Lack Of Climate Finance Hindering Global Renewable Deployment: IRENA

The recent report on energy transition and climate finance released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) underscores the pivotal role of the energy sector in reducing emissions, particularly in light of the updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) targets. The study reveals that 90% of participating parties have identified renewable energy generation as a key […]

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Annual Global Investment in Energy Transition Tech Touched Record Level of US$ 1.1 Trillion in 2022

Deloitte’s recent report on India’s energy transition pathway, highlights three pillars of the energy transition pathway. The report mentions three important components in energy transition: grid decarbonisation, industrial decarbonisation, and transport transition. Investments in Energy Transition In 2022, annual global investment in energy transition technologies touched a record level of US$ 1.1 trillion, witnessing a 31 […]

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Employment in Renewables Rose to 13.7 Mn in 2022, Solar Largest Employer: ILO

The ILO, in a joint initiative with the the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released the tenth edition of  Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023. The report explores the connection between renewable energy which is attracting increasing investment, and leading to job creation among countries. Surge in Employment in Renewable Energy The report […]

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Lohum Stakes Claim To Be First Outside China to Extract Pure Metallic Lithium

LOHUM, a producer of sustainable energy transition and battery materials has announced the recovery of pure Lithium metal, through recycling. This is  amongst the slew of initiatives by the firm comprising new closed-loop ecosystem achievements. LOHUM, through its integrated recycling, repurposing, and refining system claims to have become among the first five companies to globally […]

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G20 Countries Should Strengthen Mainstreaming Of DRE: CEEW

A recent report released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) exhorted the G20 countries to take steps towards mainstreaming distributed renewable energy (DRE). The report was released on the sidelines of the 14th Clean Ministerial (CEM) in Goa. The report identified and collated the emerging good practices to mainstream DRE solutions. The […]

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