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...

NZ based Marvel Labs joins Octopus Energy

Wellington based Marvel Labs has announced the sale of Configurable - an advanced energy retail pricing system for a smart grid world - to...

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...

Green Grid: Data centres ‘must become like mobile app developers’

Data centre operators must adopt the mindset of mobile phone software developers or risk the wrath of regulators for wasting energy. That was the message...

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...

Ford to build new light commercial EV in Romania

Ford is to build a new light commercial vehicle in 2023 at its Craiova assembly plant in Romania, including an all-electric version due to...

Megawatt Ton for RES, top-scoring its century battery in Yorkshire

Clean storage developer RES Group has been given planners’ go-ahead to install its biggest battery yet. The Hertfordshire-headquartered firm’s planned 99.9MW installation received approval this week...

Welford joins EV range prediction specialist Spark

Experienced automotive industry executive Richard Welford, has been appointed as a non-executive director at range prediction specialist, Spark EV Technology. Welford brings more than 35...

Willmott Dixon to install EV charging points

Construction firm Willmott Dixon is to install EV charge points at all its sites and offices across England and Wales. The company is working with...