Green Growth

Satellites still don’t beat US crop forecasters

CHICAGO • For decades, government satellites have been taking detailed photographs of crops around the world that are now being tapped by traders like ...
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Fossil fuels squeezed by plunge in cost of renewables, BNEF says

For now, coal and gas remain the cheapest sources of electricity even after the sharp drops in the cost of wind and solar power
LONDON • The economics ...

One of the dirtiest oil sources wants to be green, but how?

NEW YORK • One of the most aggressive campaigns to fight global warming is happening in a Canadian province.
There’s just one problem: The same place ...

Giant wind farm wants upfront guarantees

NEW YORK • On the gusty Oklahoma Panhandle, a fight is escalating over a US$4.5 billion (RM17.41 billion) wind power project that stands to reshape the way ...

Add cow manure to your list of renewable energy sources

A group in Ontario is researching ways to boost the energy content of this raw biogas
by BLOOMBERG NEW YORK • The average Holstein cow produces over ...

China environmental watchdog is getting stronger

BEIJING • China is creating a stronger environmental watchdog as it aims to cap world-leading carbon dioxide emissions and clear smoggy skies.
The ...

Market-beating ESG funds bet on clean energy in 2017

NEW YORK • Bets on environmentally and socially conscious companies last year paid off for several US-based sustainable funds, which found that they could ...

How green is your electric car?

By JIM EFSTATHIOU JR & DAVE MERRILL
The biggest selling point of the electric car has long been the fact that it’s emissions-free. Turns out ...

Our planet on the brink of catastrophe

The impact of hurricanes and environmental risks may lead to serious disruption of critical infrastructure
Environmental risks have grown in ...

Green sukuk set for exciting time

IN THIS final piece of a three-part series, I look at yet another trend that may shape and reshape the contours of the Islamic banking and finance ...
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Nexif Energy signs EPC contract for 110MW cogen project in Thailand

By TMR
Nexif Energy Pte Ltd, an independent power producer in Asia and Australia, has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) ...

What TNB says in its sustainability report

The national utility company is identifying opportunities in emerging and developed markets such as lndia, Turkey and UK
By TMR Tenaga Nasional Bhd ...