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French oil giant elects to Mac-ron more of carbon cutting goals

Influential shareholders in France’s biggest hydrocarbon extractor TotalEnergies have welcomed its decision to accept a timetable for stripping carbon from its activities. Before its AGM...

Gresham House stores up projects, packs unbuilt pipeline to 717 MW, eyes Anglo phone

Britain’s biggest investment fund for grid-scale batteries charged ahead in 2021, posting record figures today.  Overseas markets beckon, its chairman signalled this morning. Gresham House...

Gore Street seeks £75 million to secure more of 1.3 GW project pipeline

Clean tech investors Gore Street Energy Storage Fund are seeking another £75 million to secure continued expansion of its 1.3 GW roster of projects. Launched...

Van diesel furious to be up against solar’s fast frigid air

On-roof solar electricity supplanting diesel as the preferred power source for truck refrigeration got a £3 million boost today. Government-backed investment angels the Clean Growth...

National Grid to pocket £4.2 bn in cash and financing, as its exit proceeds...

National Grid has found a buyer for Britain’s gas pipes and meters, as it continues its retreat from the energy source en route to...

Liquidity help urgently needed to ride out Europe’s energy crisis, say traders

An emergency life-raft of time-limited liquidity support is needed if Europe’s wholesale energy markets are to survive the price rollercoaster caused by the globe's...

New broom TRIG sweeps up 8% of Hornsea One, world’s biggest wind farm, &...

Green investors The Renewables Infrastructure Group have bought 7.8% of the world’s biggest working wind farm off Yorkshire, and will tap investors over the...

Frack Britain back to the future, demands backbencher, as oil hits $130 a barrel

The Conservative leader of the hard-right Net Zero Group this morning announced a co-ordinated call for a revival of Britain’s fracking industry, in response...

Cremz! Gore Street plugs into its first battery in continental Europe

First-moving energy storage fund Gore Street today extended its portfolio of amp hotels and coulomb crèches beyond the British Isles, buying 90% of an...

Green Heat Networks Fund to offer £288 million for hot and cool pipes

Energy ministry D-BEIS today advertised its intention to seek bids from heat network operators, eager to extend low carbon heat and chills to homes...

Schtum on prices, Centrica boss says UK gas supplies ‘unaffected’ by Putin’s Ukraine attack

British Gas’ eleven million consumers will face no interruption to gas supply after Vladimir Putin unleashed his duplicitous attack today on democratic Ukraine, Centrica’s...

Ceres eyes China expansion via Weichai and Bosch

Shares in Ceres Power, the fuel cell innovator in solid oxide technologies, surged nearly 25% in the LSE this morning, on news that it...

NG-ESO’s Networks Options Assessment: SSEN happy, preps three Peterhead pipes

SSEN Transmission, the network owner serving Scotland’s north, has today welcomed the National Grid’s greenlight to pump £5 billion into the region’s distribution wires. National...

Gresham House powers 65% ahead in 2021, stores up wealth

Sustainability and power storage investor Gresham House saw its assets under management surge 65% to £6.5 billion last year, with "exceptional" organic value growth...

World investment in renewables “to rise 25% in 2022”: SEB

Investment bank SEB sees one benefit of the global gas shortage as investors spending over $400 billion this year on power generation from clean...

Schroders buys three-quarters of green power asset managers Greencoat

International investment bankers Schroders have taken a 75% stake in renewables asset managers Greencoat Capital, at a cost initially agreed at £ 358 million. Global...