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SoftBank Vision Fund invests $110m in renewable energy storage technology

Switzerland-based start-up Energy Vault, which promises to solve long-standing energy storage challenges, has just received an injection of $110m from SoftBank’s Vision Fund

The unexpected environmental drawbacks of concentrated solar power plants

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a huge facility that produces power for thousands of homes. Unfortunately, there have also been some unintended negative consequences

Wind and wave power is driving a new mass ocean cleanup operation

The Earth’s oceans are littered with plastic. While removing such vast quantities of waste won’t be easy, a new proposal powered by the wind and waves alone might just do the trick

Renewable energy empowers consumers to take charge of their energy usage

Renewable energy is transforming the way electricity is generated and consumed; With more control being handed from public utilities to consumers, the grid simply cannot continue to operate in the same way

California becomes first state to require solar panels on all new homes

Solar panels will adorn every new home built in California from 2020, as the state pushes forward with its progressive climate change goals

Total buys controlling stake in natural gas and renewables company Direct Énergie

French oil and gas major Total has strengthened its position in its home market with the purchase of Direct Énergie, further expanding its business downstream

Iceland champions the power of geothermal energy for the environment and businesses

With geothermal energy’s potential still not realised, Iceland leads the way in the development of the renewable source, which offers benefits for the environment and businesses alike

Microsoft boosts green energy portfolio with General Electric agreement

The partnership between Microsoft and GE will see the two companies work together to support wind energy and battery storage technology in Ireland

Total accelerates green energy drive with Eren and GreenFlex partnerships

Total has purchased stakes in renewable energy company Eren and energy efficiency company GreenFlex as falling costs make renewable energy alternatives more appealing

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Apple to invest $921m in renewable powered data centre

The US tech giant has announced plans to build a second green energy data centre in Denmark

UK achieves first coal-free day since the Industrial Revolution

In a landmark moment for energy usage, the UK has generated a day’s worth of electricity without using coal

Saudi Aramco and General Electric announce joint wind turbine venture

Saudi Aramco announces plans to install its first wind turbine in Saudi Arabia, which will be up and running by January 2017