Hitachi Capital UK And Gridserve Join Forces To Accelerate Sustainable Energy And Electric Vehicle Charging Revolution

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC and GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Ltd have announced a partnership which aims to revolutionise the UK’s approach to solar energy and create the infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. In a move which is set to transform the UK’s renewable energy and electric vehicle charging market, Hitachi Capital UK will bring its financial strength and motor industry expertise to work in partnership with GRIDSERVE, a technology and market leader in the renewable energy sector. The partnership will see GRIDSERVE develop the UK’s most technically advanced…

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RBS to increase lending to sustainable energy sector following £1.1bn securitisation of loans to UK sustainable energy market

RBS has executed a £1.1bn securitisation deal with Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS), which will allow the bank to recycle capital and increase lending to the sustainable or renewable energy sectors. Speaking at a visit to Lightsource BP, one of the sustainable energy businesses supported by NatWest, RBS Chief Executive, Alison Rose said: “As the largest supporter of British businesses – and the biggest lender to the renewable energy sector in the UK – we have an important role to play in supporting Britain’s transition to a low or…

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UNHCR launches sustainable energy strategy, strengthens climate action

In recognition of the growing climate crisis and to boost refugees’ access to safe and sustainable energy, while minimizing its own environmental impact, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched a four-year Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy. The strategy promotes the transition to clean, renewable energy at refugee camps and hosting sites, including for individual households, communal areas and support facilities. “There is no escaping the fact that climate change is contributing to underlying causes of conflict and displacement. From drought and famine to more frequent extreme weather events, the impacts…

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