2030 ban on polluting cars would boost economy says Greenpeace UK

Bringing forward the date from which new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans can no longer be sold in the UK to 2030...

Scottish National Investment Bank launched

The Scottish National Investment Bank has officially opened for business with the completion of its first major investment. It is being capitalised by the Scottish...

Centrica Business Solutions set to optimise 10MW Eelpower battery

Eelpower has started a seven-year contract with Centrica Business Solutions for the optimisation of its battery storage plant at Leverton near Lincoln, UK. The 10MW...

New finance and servicing package for Volkswagen EV customers

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has created a new EV finance and servicing package designed to make medium to high-end priced electric cars available to...

UK’s first low carbon hydrogen production hub

Essar and Progressive Energy have joined forces to set up a venture to produce low carbon 'blue' hydrogen at Essar’s Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere...

Alfen to supply 10MW battery storage solutions to Centrica Business Solutions

Alfen has been selected by Centrica Business Solutions as a preferred partner for the supply of sub 10MW battery energy storage solutions. This three-year...

EV charging ‘hyper hubs’ for York

City of York Council is investing £2.2m in two EV charging 'hyper hubs', both due to open in June this year. The council is working...

Morrisons pledge to have first net zero British farms by 2030

Morrisons has pledged to be the first supermarket to be completely supplied by ‘net zero’ carbon British farms by 2030, five years ahead of...

Net zero company benchmark of the world’s largest corporate emitters

Climate Action 100+, a $54 trillion investor-led initiative that seeks greater climate ambition and action from corporate boards and executives, has released its first-ever benchmark evaluating...

Equinix completes Telecity acquisition

Equinix has completed its £2.6bn acquisition of Telecity. The move doubles its capacity in Europe and adds over 1,000 new customers to its books. Both...

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,...

Total and SSE strike deal to build Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm

Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm is to go ahead, backed by French oil leviathan Total. SSE Renewables yesterday reached financial close on the 1GW Seagreen...

Gore Street acquires 50MW Ferrymuir battery project, eyes more in Scotland

Gore Street energy storage fund is to acquire another 50MW battery storage project following a fresh injection of funds. The Ferrymuir project in Fife, Scotland,...

Government urged to unlock 18GW of ‘shovel ready’ batteries, solar and wind

Analysis by Regen shows there are 18GW of ‘shovel ready’ battery storage, solar and wind projects that could be quickly kickstarted if government genuinely...

Summer balancing costs £718m and counting, Ofgem mulls what to do

The UK has incurred record power system balancing costs this summer as a result of Covid lockdowns and subsequent demand destruction. Ofgem is now preparing...

AMP to build 175MW of gas engines after signing 15-year Statkraft deal

Statkraft has signed a 15-year deal to optimise 175MW of flexible gas engines for AMP Clean Energy. The arrangement will enable AMP to finance the...

Are corporate PPAs the key to unlocking green energy?

Alongside battery storage that helps tackle the intermittency of solar and wind power generation, and more sophisticated networks that can deal with different levels...

Equinor sets ambition to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

Equinor today announces its ambition to become a net-zero energy company by 2050. The ambition includes emissions from production and final consumption of energy....

Retail to hit net zero by 2040

Sixty-three leading retailers have come together to support the BRC Climate Action Roadmap which aims to bring the retail industry and its supply chains to...

EI Awards 2020 recognise energy sector’s ‘indispensable contribution’

The annual ceremony of the hotly-contested EI Awards 2020 took place today, with the most innovative people and projects across the global energy sector...