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  • How Women Invest raises $5m for venture capital fund

    12 August 2020

    The US-based How Women Invest (HWI) has achieved a first close of $5 million in four months for its first venture capital fund.

  • Investors 'not getting the sustainability information they want', says WBCSD

    05 November 2018

    Many investors lack adequate information on the sustainability of the companies in which they invest, despite a plethora of data on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, according to a recent survey.

  • Energy storage - a technology whose time has come?

    18 February 2016

    Large-scale use of batteries to store electricity could be critical for the future growth of renewable energy. Recent developments mean the sector is almost ready for institutional investors, says Graham Cooper

  • Renewables' missing link

    18 July 2013

    The Achilles heel of wind and solar has traditionally been the intermittency that renders production unpredictable. But advances in technology mean energy storage is now ready to help the renewables sector scale up. Andrew Jones explains.

  • Bullish outlook for energy storage, say analysts

    17 July 2013

    Increasing power generation from wind farms and solar panels coupled, in many countries, with high electricity prices and declining feed-in tariffs, will trigger a five-fold increase in demand for energy storage systems by 2020, analysts predict.