OVO Energy expands its fleet with 40 Kia e-Niro electric cars

OVO Energy has selected Kia Motors (UK) to supply 40 of its Field Force team with the all-electric Kia e-Niro. Capable of 282 miles...

Sky takes delivery of eleven fully electric Renault Kangoo vans

Sky has acquired eleven Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, its first all-electric commercial vehicles. The vans will mainly work out of the media firm’s UK headquarters...

Is Data Centre Energy Efficiency Mission Impossible?

Modern data centres consume huge amounts of energy. One recent report estimates that they will consume one-fifth of the world’s electricity by 2025. UPSs,...

Instavolt’s M6 rapid charger hub opens

InstaVolt has installed an eight-bay hub at the Welcome Break service area on the northbound carriageway of the M6 at Corley in the Midlands. A...

EnergyPro seeks £2m to open India energy market to UK firms

EnergyPro Asset Management is seeking £2m in equity funding as it bids to unlock the $12bn Indian energy efficiency market. Led by Steve Fawkes, the...

John Lewis and Air Liquide build biogas plant to fuel trucks

John Lewis is building a biogas plant to help decarbonise its distribution fleet of trucks. The Waitrose owner plans to switch its 4,800-strong fleet...

Royal London consolidates FM with Mitie, targets energy efficiency gains

Royal London has consolidated FM services with Mitie under a five-year deal. The insurance giant is aiming to achieve at least 10 per cent energy...

Ørsted CEO: “There’s a big need for more flexibility”

Increasing volatility driven by greater penetration of renewable power will require a major increase in system flexibility, according to Ørsted CEO, Henrik Poulsen. Posting half-year...

SSE chief tells Ofgem ‘there’s still time to save net zero’

SSE chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has penned an open letter to Ofgem urging it to rethink deep cuts to transmission company returns and "put...

Public sector decarbonisation scheme

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme which will be delivered by Salix. The Grant Scheme will offer £1bn...

Flexibility project reaches successful milestone

An ongoing power flexibility trial we're leading is demonstrating that flexibility can be bought and sold in a continuous short-term market. Over the past...

Beis launches direct air capture and other greenhouse gas removal technologies competition

Beis launches direct air capture and other greenhouse gas removal technologies competition.This competition will provide funding for developing technologies that enable the removal of...

Green industrial revolution in sight as government sets out plans for more clean energy

The fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, opening late 2021, will aim to double the capacity of renewable energy compared to...

UK sets 68% reduction emissions reduction target by 2030 ahead of UN Summit

The Prime Minister has today announced a new ambitious target to reduce the UK’s emissions by at least 68% by 2030, compared to 1990...

Launch of Renewable Electricity Register (RER) delayed

Ofgem is redeveloping the Renewables and CHP Register, currently used by Ofgem to administer the Renewables Obligation (RO), Feed-in Tariff (specifically ROOFIT) and Renewable...

UK water companies unite on Race to Zero

UK water companies have joined forces as part of the international Race to Zero campaign, pledging to deliver a net zero water supply for...

Science-based targets for Sainsbury’s net zero journey

Sainsbury’s has committed to set an absolute target* to reduce its Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas emissions by 30% by 2030, together with a net...

Kia launches integrated EV charging service

Kia Motors (UK) has launched an integrated public charging service, giving drivers of its EVs the opportunity to use to more than 13,900 charge...

Heat pump firms urge government to rethink support or “waste billions”

Billions of pounds committed by clients to big heat pump schemes will be wasted unless Whitehall reverses its decision to stop supporting large-scale deployments,...

Drax to trial Mitsubishi’s biomass-with-carbon-capture tech

Britain’s biggest biomass burner Drax is to pilot new biomass energy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries from this autumn. The...