Copper will become a key resource in the effort to reach global climate targets. Some companies are already leading in sustainable mining.
US President Joe Biden sees the expansion of the industry as a way to tackle climate change and create jobs. The auction is of a series contributing to the U.S. aim to install some 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030.
Electricity demand will more than double in Europe by 2050, and wind generation is tabbed to provide half of the mix, according to a wind industry group.
Scotland-based energy company SSE is selling its 33.3% share of Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) for $1.7 billion as it cuts debt and focuses on low-carbon energy