Disruptive trends in the energy sector like solar and wind energy developments, electric vehicles and new energy storage techniques are transforming the energy market - enabling businesses to be more energy-efficient and decreasing CO2 levels. Many companies are exploring these trends and making concrete steps in combating climate change. We’re committed to helping our clients in their transition to renewable energy.
Transition to a low carbon economy
The global demand for electricity is set to more than double in the transition to a low CO2 emissions economy. The emergence of more electric cars, trucks and ships will increase the demand to around 57,000 TWh in 2050, as revealed in a new analysis by ING Economics Department.Read the article
Paying the price for greener homes
Enhancing the environmental credentials of our homes is critical to lowering energy consumption. A new survey by ING reveals our attitudes to sustainability – and our willingness to pay for it.Read the article, download the report
Is technology the climate saviour?
ING’s latest report ‘Technology, the climate saviour?’ suggests that technology could reduce energy-related CO2 emissions by 64% globally. This is close to the emissions reduction targets of 2050, but misses the Paris Agreement climate targets for 2030.Read the article, download the report
How to make hydrogen the auto fuel of the future
With surplus renewable-generated power and the necessary pipeline infrastructure, the Netherlands could be a vital testing ground for sustainable hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.Read the article
Increase in residual value of electric cars boosted by greater range
Sales of fully electric cars are growing rapidly, which in the long term will also lead to a larger supply of used electric cars. ING expects a quarter of the used car market to favour electric cars by 2025.Read the article