Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Missions to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

22 Governments and the European Commission, collaborating through Mission Innovation, has announced four 'Missions’ to catalyse investment and action to make the clean energy technologies...

Shell moves single HQ to London, drops ‘Royal Dutch’

Fossil fuel supermajor Shell today announced proposals for its slimmed down structure, including a single headquarters and tax residence in Britain. Subject to approval sought...

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,...

Wake up to 8-hour storage: Ceres and RFC enjoy breakfast of (ch)Amps &...

Fuel cell firm Ceres Power this morning teamed up with RFC Power, an Imperial College spin-off, in quest of the world’s most efficient flow...

Manchester and Octopus to create 300 jobs in Carbon Neutral alliance

Greater Manchester today launched its partnership with Octopus Energy, designed to make the city-region carbon neutral by 2038, 12 years ahead of Whitehall’s national...

World’s most powerful turbines could power Vattenfall’s 3.6GW farms in North Sea

With rotors a massive 236 metres in diameter, the world’s biggest wind turbines could be generating power off Norfolk from 2024, if Vattenfall gets...

Latest issue of Modern Fleet magazine

The latest issue of our EV technology focussed magazine – Modern Fleet – is available to read online or via the new App. If you are interested...

National Grid ESO to digitise Britain’s energy system and advance the transition to net...

National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has launched, in what it claims is a world-first, a programme to build a digital replica of the...

Climate change to be at the heart of education

Announcing a range of measures in a speech at CoP26 today, Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi set out his vision for all children to be...

Energy co-ops slam Johnson’s Net Zero Strategy

Leaders of England's 300-plus power co-operatives have slammed the Johnson administration's Net Zero Strategy. They say it shuns the work of thousands of hard-working...

Launch of Green Grids Initiative – the biggest global coalition for clean energy

A new high-level coalition for clean energy – The Green Grids Initiative, was announced today at the Glasgow climate summit. It will bring together a...

UK energy minister celebrates “once-in-a-generation” green jobs opportunity as part of ‘Faces of the...

Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, has today highlighted the importance of clean...

Shell bows to court pressure, pledges to halve own emissions by 2030

Royal Dutch Shell today commits itself to halving by 2030 direct carbon emissions from the extraction and refining operations it directly controls.  The announcement, timed...

Welsh and Scots cities benefit from green marine power, green H2 and green mobility

Three cities outside England may reap rewards from major green developments, under proposals announced coincidentally in recent days. Blue Eden is Swansea's latest £1.7 billion...

Government’s lack of clarity means new green jobs missed, MPs say 

The Johnson administration's failure to define what a green job is, plus Britain's widening skills gap, leave the nation's worksforce falling short in benefitting...

Climate “way off track”, as rich nations fail to honour Paris’ $100 billion a...

Gloom deepened today around the UN CoP26 negotations beginning next week in Glasgow, with revelations of a serious overshoot in CO2 emissions and a...

Double speed consenting needed, plus taller masts, as UK lags on onshore wind, lobbyists...

Planning consents for onshore wind farms now running at 600MW each year are only half the rate needed to meet scientists’ recommendations, wind lobbyists...

ENA flexes for openness, seeks ON responses and applicants to chair top body

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has taken steps to improve governance & transparency for its Open Networks programme, launching a new stakeholder group and...

Decarbonisation and the Future of Energy

Ahead of COP26, Veolia and The Energyst are hosting a webinar that will demonstrate real-world examples of carbon-reduction strategies and technologies that can aid an organisation in...