Nearly half of world’s biggest companies factoring cost of carbon into business plans

Corporate accounting for the cost of carbon is rising, with the number of companies using or planning to use an internal carbon price increasing...

World’s first sustainable plant to separate rare earth oxides is projected for Humber estuary

A factory designed for sustainable recovery of scarce minerals essential to making batteries for EVs and wind turbines is being proposed in Britain’s booming...

Half hourly settlement in consumer retail power gets Ofgem’s green light for four year...

Ofgem has approved the introduction of half-hourly settlement in retail energy markets serving all consumers.  Suppliers will have until October 2025 to implement the...

Vauxhall to supply Mitie with 655 electric Vivaro-e vans

Vauxhall is to supply facilities management and professional services company Mitie with 655 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans. The first Vivaro-e has already been delivered and...

Ireland sets target for 5GW of offshore wind by 2030

Two giant power projects off Ireland’s east and west coasts are set to power the nation towards its target of 5 GW of maritime...

UK to speed up Net Zero drive, targeting 78% emissions cuts by 2035

The government is reportedly set to announce an acceleration of the UK’s drive towards carbon neutrality sought by the middle of the century. By 2035...

Abundance launches green investment to help build Greater Manchester’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure 

Abundance Investment, a UK ethical investment crowdfunding platform, has launched an offer to fund the roll out of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout...

Polestar chief says EV revolution could become ‘plaything for speculators’

The EV revolution is in danger of becoming a plaything for speculators and risks losing its focus on helping tackle climate change, according to...

The Better Business Act coalition wants business to be legally responsible for their impact

The climate emergency and social inequality are profound and pressing problems that can only be solved if we harness the potential of entrepreneurs, innovation...

Future Buildings Standard must be more ambitious, say construction and environmental groups

A coalition of built environment and climate action organisations has written to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government...

Survey: 70% of European drivers would consider an EV as their next car

A total of 70% of drivers across Europe would consider buying an EV as their next car, according to a survey carried out by...

Finding the right balance when achieving net zero

Reaching net zero emissions is, for many organisations, a significant challenge. How to you begin to approach such a task? Alan Barber, director of...

The Army’s first solar farm to deliver £1m in savings

Work has begun on the Army’s first solar farm as part of a major project expected to deliver £1million in efficiency savings and a...

Mercedes launches electric EQS

Mercedes-Benz has launched its new EQS, the first in a range of models to use its dedicated Electric Vehicle Architecture platform. UK sales of the...

Ørsted pays Brookfield Renewables  £496m to enter UK and Irish onshore wind power

Danish energy supplier Ørsted today further extended its wind power portfolio, snapping up the 389MW UK and Irish onshore wind assets of Brookfield Renewables...

Surrey’s AFC Energy raises £36 million, offers equity to ABB in bid to power...

Alkaline fuel cell innovators AFC Energy are targeting the world’s fast-growing market for data centre power, in a new partnership with Swiss engineering giant...

UK solar surges beyond 14 GWp, as 175 MW of new PV lights up...

Britain’s solar developers and installers reckon the nation is on track to install 1GWp of new clean PV power capacity this year. Trade body Solar...

The Energyst – Latest issue out now

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Honda launches EV home charging service

Honda has partnered with Octopus Energy and smart charging specialist Moixa to create intelligent home charging for its e model. E:Progress features a combined tariff...

Good Energy to offer EV drivers free electricity

Good Energy is to offer EV drivers free electricity through a new ‘flash’ tariff based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of...