UK needs to install 700 charge points per day to switch to EVs by...

EVs are for ‘fleets not families’ suggests the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, warning 2030 targets could be in jeopardy. The SMMT casts...

Global wind power growth must triple over next decade to achieve Net Zero

2020 was a record year for the global wind power industry, but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns...

Rapid charging forecourts ‘key’ to EV switch

Rapid charging forecourts could play a key role in encouraging drivers to make the switch to EVs, new research suggests. The survey from Venson Automotive...

Williams develops electric powertrain for Triumph

Williams Advanced Engineering has developed an all-new battery powertrain for Triumph Motorcycles’ TE-1 prototype electric motorcycle. The battery for the TE-1 has peak power 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...

National Grid ESO joins ENA

National Grid ESO has become an official member of Energy Networks Association with Fintan Slye, director of the Electricity System Operator joining the ENA’s...

Tidal powered cars – EVs charged by tidal power in Shetland

Nova Innovation has installed an EV charge point in Shetland which powers vehicles solely by the tide using turbines beneath the water. The marine energy...

Proposed acquisition of Western Power Distribution and strategic portfolio repositioning

National Grid plc today announces that it has agreed to acquire PPL WPD Investments Limited, the holding company of Western Power Distribution (WPD), the...

Net Zero impossible unless urgent action taken on energy efficiency this decade

The Government is failing to grasp the enormous challenge of decarbonising the UK’s housing stock, which accounts for 20% of our greenhouse gas emissions,...

Council installing 16 Alfen EV charging points

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is installing 16 Alfen EV charging points at car parks across the area. The 7kw-22kw chargers, rolled out by the council's...

National Grid explores plans for UK hydrogen ‘backbone’

National Grid is exploring the development of a UK hydrogen ‘backbone’, which aims to join together industrial clusters around the country, potentially creating a...

UK on track to miss 2020 and 2030 legal targets for toxic pollution

The UK Government is set to miss the legal targets for four out of the five pollutants covered by a crucial piece of clean...

Government cuts electric car grant

The government has reduced its financial incentive package available to purchasers of electric cars, the ‘plug-in car grant,’ from £3000 to £2500. Also, the grant...

£78m for energy efficiency upgrades to Greater Manchester’s public buildings

Greater Manchester has been awarded over £78m in Government funding to support energy efficiency upgrades to more than 150 public buildings across the city-region,...

Ofgem must consider impacts on local decarbonisation in network charging reviews

A new report, from not-for-profit centre of energy expertise Regen, argues that national changes to how we pay for our electricity networks will have...

ArcelorMittal launches low carbon steel initiatives

ArcelorMittal has launched its first three XCarb initiatives that will bring together all of its reduced, low and zero-carbon products, steelmaking activities and wider green...

Funding secured to accelerate development of UK’s first decarbonised industrial clusters on the east...

Bids from three industrial consortia that will link together to deliver deep reductions in industrial emissions on the east coast of England have been...

New EV training courses for rental and leasing industry

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched two new training courses for those providing operational and technical support to business fleets...

Smart Meter checklist

Electricity, Water & Gas customer communication Smart Meter checklist. Keep customers informed around visits and smart meter appointments to increase access and boost customer...

Electric Vehicle Association England opens to members

Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England, set up to offer a voice, services and representation to current and prospective EV drivers, has opened to members. The...