How should the responsible investor approach the Chinese market?
China’s viability for sustainable investment can be balanced between its dominance in the renewables sector and a questionable ESG record.
Lord Browne: world ‘trillions of dollars’ short for renewable investment
Former BP head calls for massive upscaling of investments that can shift needle towards net zero.
Birol: solar set to be ‘king of global power markets’
Solar energy is leading the way as the International Energy Agency’s executive director predicts a ‘boom’ in renewables.
COP27: investors and the ‘low-emissions loophole’
The final COP27 text made reference to ‘low-emissions energy’ in the transition, raising questions as to whether natural gas or nuclear are expected to play a part. Christopher Marchant gauges investor sentiment in light of this development.
Investors upbeat on Indonesia’s JETP providing pitfalls can be avoided
Guarded welcome given to $20bn Just Energy Transition Partnership, as concerns raised over whether there are enough ‘shovel-ready’ projects.
COP27: Bankable renewable energy projects lacking in Africa
Perceptions of risk and a lack of attractive opportunities are preventing capital from reaching renewable energy projects in Africa, a COP27 panel has found.
Coal’s decline needs ‘rapid’ acceleration, argues IEA
New International Energy Agency report calls for greater mobilisation of assets to further encourage major economies away from coal-powered electricity.
Never let a crisis go to waste: inside the WEO 2022
Net Zero Investor’s head of research delves into the World Energy Outlook 2022, a report documenting how today’s energy crisis could change the trajectory of the transition.
UK renewable energy leadership ‘under threat’
The portfolio manager for one of the UK’s local government pension pools warns that inconsistent regulation and policymaking risk making the country a less attractive destination for international infrastructure investment.