The Sunvestment Energy Group Blog
This village is expected to be the home of the first community solar project in the Adirondack Park. Solar power companies Sunvestment Energy Group and RER Energy of Rochester and Reading, Pennsylvania, respectively, are teaming up to build and operate a community solar project on state Route 86, just past Lake Colby heading toward Gabriels, which will provide solar energy to about 250 homes. Residents can start subscribing for the service in March, and the project is expected to be operational by summer. Read...
In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability-related risk.” Laurence D. Fink, the founder and chief executive of BlackRock, announced that his firm would make investment decisions with environmental sustainability as a core goal. Read more
Climate change may still be a matter of debate for some politicians, but investors are increasingly decisive. Money is gushing into any kind of asset labeled green or sustainable. The frenzy now has investors and firms alike grappling with what counts as “green finance”—and with funds that are no longer seen as green enough. Read more
As the increasingly popular divestment ‘movement’ continues to gather pace, as well as global attention, investors today need to both look ahead for opportunities for growth, and anticipate the solid returns that come from divesting stocks and equity from the fossil fuel industry and reinvesting into climate solutions such as solar PV and onshore wind. This is even more poignant following the deal made at the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December last year, which commits governments to holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees above...
A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that un-subsidized renewable energy is most frequently, the cheapest source of energy generation. Read More
The majority of impact investors said their investments have met their expectations for both impact (82 per cent) and financial (76 per cent) performance since inception, according to a report by the Global Impact Investment Network. Read more.