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Logistik: Baubeginn für neues Rechenzentrum auf der FRANKFURT WESTSIDE

Logistik: Baubeginn für neues Rechenzentrum auf der FRANKFURT WESTSIDE

Die Kooperation mit BEOS AG und Swiss Life Asset Managers ist eines der größten Projekte zur Abwärmenutzung in Europa. CyrusOne, ein weltweit führender Entwickler und Betreiber von Rechenzentren, hat offiziell den Grundstein für sein siebtes Rechenzentrum in Deutschland (FRA7) gelegt. Es befindet sich auf einem 63.000 m² großen Grundstück der FRANKFURT WESTSIDE. Dabei handelt es […]

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Electric Motor Provider Infinitum Raises $35 Million to Drive Industrial Decarbonization

Electric Motor Provider Infinitum Raises $35 Million to Drive Industrial Decarbonization

Electric motor company Infinitum announced it raised a further $35 million in its Series E funding, bringing the funding round’s total to $220 million, with proceeds aimed at accelerating the company’s growth and driving decarbonization with sustainable, high-efficiency motor systems. Motors are the largest single end-user of energy, according to the IEA, consuming 53% of […]

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Cleantech Startup Again Raises $43 Million to Turn Industrial CO2 Emissions Into Household Products

Cleantech Startup Again Raises $43 Million to Turn Industrial CO2 Emissions Into Household Products

Cleantech startup Again has raised $43 million in series A funding round, with proceeds aimed at supporting its growth and build full scale decarbonization plants. Founded in 2021, and spun out of the Danish Technical University, Copenhagen-based Again provides solutions to decarbonize heavy industry by using fermentation to turn CO2 into valuable products. The company’s […]

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Cloverleaf Infrastructure Raises $300 Million to Develop Low Carbon Data Center Sites

Cloverleaf Infrastructure Raises $300 Million to Develop Low Carbon Data Center Sites

Power infrastructure company Cloverleaf Infrastructure announced today that it has raised over $300 million, with proceeds to be used to develop data center sites that run on low-carbon electricity across the U.S. Data centers globally are responsible for a growing share of climate impact, already reaching up to 2% of the world’s carbon emissions, nearly […]

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Starbucks, Mercedes-Benz to Launch EV Charging Network at Starbucks Stores Across U.S.

Starbucks, Mercedes-Benz to Launch EV Charging Network at Starbucks Stores Across U.S.

Starbucks and Mercedes-Benz announced today the launch of a new strategic collaboration aimed at installing high-power electric vehicle chargers at 100 Starbucks stores across the U.S. Under the first phase of the program, high-power EV chargers will be installed at Starbucks locations on a 1,400-mile route along Interstate 5 from Washington to California, including in […]

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IHG to Feature Low Carbon Hotels

IHG to Feature Low Carbon Hotels

Global hospitality and hotel brands company IHG Hotels & Resorts announced today the launch the Low Carbon Pioneers program, featuring hotels across its brands meeting sustainability attributes including energy efficiency and no fossil-fuel combustion on site. According to IHG, the launch comes as more hotel guests consider sustainability and look to reduce environmental impact, noting […]

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BII provides $10m loan to Zimbabwean bank to support agriculture

BII provides $10m loan to Zimbabwean bank to support agriculture

The loan will help NMB Bank Zimbabwe support famers and exporters in a country feeling the brunt of climate change impacts. British Investment International (BII) has agreed to loan $10m (€9.2m) to NMB Bank Zimbabwe (NMBZ) to back agricultural exports from Zimbabwe and to provide finance for sustainable agriculture in the drought-afflicted southern African country.

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Cleantech Company Naked Energy Raises $22 Million for Heat and Power Decarbonization Solutions

Cleantech Company Naked Energy Raises $22 Million for Heat and Power Decarbonization Solutions

British solar heat and power scale-up Naked Energy announced today that it has raised £17 million (USD$22 million) of new equity funding as part of a Series B first close, aimed at accelerating the company’s global expansion and the adoption of its solutions to decarbonize heat. Founded in 2009, Naked Energy provides high energy density […]

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PepsiCo, Yara to Provide Farmers with Low-Carbon Fertilizers, Tools to Decarbonize Food Production

PepsiCo, Yara to Provide Farmers with Low-Carbon Fertilizers, Tools to Decarbonize Food Production

PepsiCo Europe announced today the launch of a new long-term partnership with crop nutrition company Yara aimed at providing farms in the EU and UK with low-carbon fertilizers, crop nutrition programs, and other tools to help decarbonize the food value chain. According to PepsiCo and Yara, the collaboration is intended to support farmers and reduce […]

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Clean Energy Transaction Platform LevelTen Raises $65 Million to Expand into New Markets

Clean Energy Transaction Platform LevelTen Raises $65 Million to Expand into New Markets

Renewable transaction infrastructure provider LevelTen Energy announced today that it has secured approximately $65 million in a Series D funding round, with proceeds aimed at building out the company’s platform and expanding its geographic and market reach. Founded in 2016, LevelTen provides marketplaces, software tools, and industry intelligence for clean energy buyers and sellers. The […]

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Eurazeo Raises Over €700 Million for Transition Infrastructure Strategy, Beating Initial Target by 40%

Eurazeo Raises Over €700 Million for Transition Infrastructure Strategy, Beating Initial Target by 40%

Investment management firm Eurazeo announced today that its inaugural transition infrastructure program raised €706 million (USD$770 million) in commitments at its final close, beating the strategy’s initial €500 million target by more than 40%, and only 20 months after first closing. The commitments include €663 million for the Eurazeo Transition Infrastructure Fund (ETIF), classified as […]

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