Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.
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Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.

BI Prime A concentrated solar power system developed by the French energy giant ENGIE ENGIE This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Corporations bought a record 19.5 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2019,…

A top analyst breaks down the 3 little-known industries that are quietly shaping the future global energy economy
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A top analyst breaks down the 3 little-known industries that are quietly shaping the future global energy economy

Electric vehicles and big renewable energy projects are easy to imagine and attract the public’s attention. But behind the scenes, lesser-known and more technical industries are shaping the future of the global energy economy. Those industries include hydrogen, so-called smart-grid tech, and building energy management, according to an analyst at the research firm Cleantech Group. Business Insider breaks down…

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?
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How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?

Illustration: Diego Marmolejo. Introduction In September 2018, Low-tech Magazine launched a new website that aimed to radically reduce the energy use and carbon emissions associated with accessing its content. Internet energy use is growing quickly on account of both increasing bit rates (online content gets “heavier”) and increased time spent online (especially since the arrival…

French Oil Giant Ranked As Climate Leader the Same Week It’s Sued for Climate Negligence
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French Oil Giant Ranked As Climate Leader the Same Week It’s Sued for Climate Negligence

Photo: GettyA group of local governments and nonprofits in France filed an unprecedented suit against Total SA on Tuesday. They say Total isn’t doing nearly enough to take the existential threat of climate change seriously. It’s the latest in an increasingly crowded litigation space that has seen oil companies so far avoid any repercussions for…

Why the Climate Movement’s Next Big Target Is Wall Street
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Why the Climate Movement’s Next Big Target Is Wall Street

Photo: GettyClimate activists are taking on a new pipeline: The one that funnels money from Wall Street into planetary destruction.A coalition of climate, environmental, youth, and indigenous organizations unveiled Stop the Money Pipeline, a campaign to “pressure banks, insurance companies and asset managers to stop financing fossil fuels and deforestation and start respecting human rights and…

New solar power source and storage developed
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New solar power source and storage developed

Image copyright Solivus Image caption A solar arc at the University of Surrey where researchers will assess public reaction A new form of combined solar power generation and storage is being developed for the UK.It couples thin, flexible, lighter solar sheets with energy storage to power buildings or charge vehicles off-grid.The company behind it, Solivus,…