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In our previous article, we looked at the challenges facing designers in the energy from waste (EfW) sector. Since then, and putting aside the impact of COVID-19, it is fair to say that the UK’s growth in this sector has slowed considerably. But that is not due to a lack of appetite for investment. This article looks at the recent EfW deals which have been struck, the future for EfW projects in the UK, and the challenges which building designers face.
The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) provides the basis for further legal certainty to be agreed following the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020. It was, as we all saw, a fairly tortuous journey and securing a deal seemed impossible at times because both sides had very different aims in mind.
After 197 countries signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been a call for industries to solidify proposals to tackle climate change. Additionally, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the effects that these industries have had on the environment.
Insurers must balance the income from insuring and investing in fossil fuel projects against the growing reputational and litigation risks.
Welcome to the first of our fortnightly updates aimed at supporting you in your understanding of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the insurance market.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has one of the highest solar exposure rates in the world, making it eminently suitable for producing solar energy. We provide a snapshot of some statutory provisions that foreign investors should be made aware of that have led to the development of solar power.
In Spain, the effects of climate change are noticeable in the higher temperatures being experienced leading to: a reduction of water resources, an increase of surface areas with a semi-arid climate, and rises in both temperature and levels of the Mediterranean Sea.
The energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is a fast growing industry in the UK but still lags behind continental Europe.
The pace of change in the global insurance market has not slowed down in the last 12 months, nor are there any indications of it doing so over the course of the coming year.
Directive (EU) 2018/2001 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable resources. The Directive is arguably the most ambitious initiative of the European Union (EU) in an attempt to promote the production and use of energy from renewable resources, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.