RE100 calls for better clean energy support for business, as it approaches 350 member mark

RE100, the coalition of companies committed to transitioning to 100 per cent renewable power, has called on governments to remove barriers to corporate clean power procurement, warning that regulatory barriers are hampering the business world’s transition to net zero emissions.

The group issued the appeal to policymakers as it published its 2021 disclosure report, which reveals it now incorporates 349 businesses, who collectively consume more electricity than the UK.  

RE100 said a major driver of its growth over the past year had been the significant appetite for renewables among corporates in Asia, noting that almost two thirds of sign-ups in the last 12 months had been firms headquartered in the continent.

But it warned that Asian markets had also been identified by members as regions where clean power procurement was proving most difficult, with 27 members highlighting barriers to securing renewables capacity in South Korea, while 24 companies in

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