Children´s Legal Battle Against Climate Change

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 1:21:00 PM

Six children from the fire-struck Portuguese region of Leira are taking the battle against climate change into the courtrooms of Europe.

The children, aged between 5 and 14, saw their home region burn as Portugal's worst every forest fires swept across tinder-dry land, killing more than 60 people.

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Topics: Climate Change, Europe, Portugal, European Court of Human Rights

Europe Remains on Target for Renewables

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 11:14:22 AM

The European Union nations were amongst the first in the world to embrace binding targets for the take-up of renewable energy, and the EU as a whole is on course to have a 20% renewables mix by 2020.

The share of renewable energy in Europe continues to grow to such an extent that the sector accounted for 86% of all new generating capacity installed in 2016.

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Topics: Renewable Energy, Europe, Wind, Solar, EU

Offshore Wind Set Fair for Europe

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 12:03:00 PM

The offshore wind sector in Europe is set for huge expansion, with three major European countries pledging to nearly quintuple EU’s offshore wind installed capacity in just 10 years.

OPEN Cleantech already forecasted this growth and has targeted a range of European offshore wind opportunities for inclusion in the OPEN Cleantech Bond programme and OPEN Cleantech Equity Fund.

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Topics: Europe, Clean Technology, Offshore Wind, North Sea

OPEN Managing Director, Nick Rickard, Talks to Clean Energy Pipeline

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 2:17:00 PM

OPEN's UK Managing Director, Nick Rickard met recently with Clean Energy Pipeline to give the following interview:

UK-based clean tech and energy financier OPEN Cleantech Income Securities DAC (OPEN). will launch this month a new Eur500 million bond and a Eur25 million private equity fund, managing director Nick Rickard, told CEP.

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Topics: UK, Europe, Latin America Bio-fuels, Energy Efficiency, Wind, Biomass, Solar

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