The Prince of Wales’s Sustainable Markets Initiative announces ‘Terra Carta’

The Prince of Wales's Sustainable Markets Initiative today announced the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private...

IEA aims to produce comprehensive roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

The International Energy Agency today announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by...

Islay distillery targets net zero by 2025 with green hydrogen solution

UK‐based green hydrogen energy services company, Protium Green Solutions, has received more than £70,000 in funding to complete a feasibility study on incorporating hydrogen...

Scotland’s Net Zero industrial roadmap awarded Government funding

NECCUS, the Scottish industrial decarbonisation group, has had a £1.23 million programme approved by the UK Government for plans to decarbonise large sections of...

First PPA to be signed in the UK for geothermal electricity

Ecotricity has signed an agreement that enables the production and sale of geothermal electricity for the first time in the UK. The geothermal site on...

Green gas gains great growth in 2020

A record number of homes in the North of England receive renewable gas. During 2020 the equivalent of almost 50,000 homes were fuelled by...

Green boost for regions to cut industry carbon emissions

Six projects across the UK will today receive a share of £8 million in government funding as part of a drive to create the...

New site will increase recycling and support renewable energy

With a key focus on increasing sustainability and backing the drive to net zero carbon in the UK, Veolia has expanded wood recycling and processing...

New project to test the next steps to renewable Supergrids

MaREI and SuperNode collaborate on subsea superconductor research to transform large scale power generation from offshore renewables. SuperNode and MaREI have launched a collaborative project...

The world needs to cut carbon intensity five times faster to hit the Paris...

A decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per annum is now required to keep warming within 1.5°C - five times greater than what was achieved prior...

Funding to accelerate hydrogen-electric solutions for zero-emission airplanes

ZeroAvia’s mission to transition the world to zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled flight picked up a significant tailwind today as the startup announced $21.4 million in new...

Nest makes move to invest in net-zero energy

Nest, the workplace pension scheme representing a quarter of the UK workforce, is to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing investment in emerging market...

Ofgem’s RIIO-2 final determination published

Ofgem has published their settlements for the next network price control, known as RIIO-2. For the transmission and gas distribution networks and system operator,...

PM announces the UK will end support for fossil fuel sector overseas

The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will end direct government support for the fossil fuel energy sector overseas, as he opened the...

Energy white paper released

The UK government today set out plans to clean up the UK's energy system, support up to 220,000 British jobs, and keep bills affordable...

Asset managers with $9 trillion of assets aim for net zero emissions

Asset managers representing over $9 trillion of assets under management (AUM) today announced the launch of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. This is...

Ambitions for 2035 will put Net Zero within reach – The Sixth Carbon Budget...

The Climate Change Committee's (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget (2033-2037) charts the decisive move to zero carbon for the UK. The CCC claims that the...

BHIVE: a dynamic purchasing system for heat networks

BEIS has established a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for heat networks - the BEIS Heat Investment Vehicle (BHIVE). It will allow public sector heat...

£80 million to build nationwide network of stations offering zero carbon fuel for HGVs

Foresight Group is providing an initial £80 million in funding to CNG Fuels in a partnership to build a nationwide network of refuelling stations...

£9.2m Electricity research project to save 39,000 tonnes of CO2 gets go-ahead

National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has been successful in securing £8.12m of funding from Ofgem’s Network Innovation Competition (NIC) to research the uprating of...