Octopus cleans up in water, goes squids in with Severn Trent 

Octopus Energy Group armed itself this week with a major commercial alliance, inking a renewables understanding to instal its clean generating kit on Severn...

Heat pumps and EVs could become central to everyday life within a decade

Research published by UK Power Networks suggests that by 2030 there could be over 700,000 electric heat pumps across London, the East and South...

Hitachi Becomes COP26 Principal Partner

Hitachi has become a Principal Partner for COP26, the International Climate Change Summit taking place in Glasgow this November. Through the partnership, Hitachi will...

‘Blow harder for Net Zero and deliver 108GW wind by 2035’, Imperial tells Johnson

The Conservatives’ aspiration to deliver 40GW of offshore turbines by the end of the decade lacks puff in its intended decarbonisation of the UK...

Government reveals plans to decarbonise transport by 2050

The Government has unveiled its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, including an intention to phase out the sale of new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles...

Would you Adam’n’Eve it? East London to get Britain’s ‘biggest’ heat network

Four boroughs straddling the Thames in London’s East End are set to benefit from a district heat network of up to 500,000 homes by...

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...

edenseven – a new energy and environmental management consultancy launches

Pete Nisbet, former Managing Director of Mitie Energy, set to lead edenseven - a new energy and environmental management consultancy. 9th February 2021 – Cambridge...

Bioenergy plus CCS at Drax will save UK £4.5bn this decade on road to...

Consultants for Drax say consumers and energy distributors will need to fork out an extra £4.5bn in the coming decade, if Britain foregoes expanded...

Fischer, and chips: Pure fuel firm Velocys powers world’s first commercial flight with gasified...

Oxford  innovators Velocys are today celebrating success for their wood-chip-to-jet-juice sustainable aviation fuel, burned last week on the world’s first commercial flight thus powered and...

SMEs more fired up by renewables, but only 11% measure carbon footprint

Two surveys out this week show small businesses’ apparently dual attitude towards Net Zero.  Purchasing low carbon power backed by REGOs increasingly interests small...

UK short of podium in global ‘Energy Trilemma’ rankings

At equal fourth place in global rankings, Britain is juggling better than most of 126 other nations the triple concerns of energy security of...

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...

Ad industry encouraged to make substantial gear-change in run-up to COP26

Ad Net Zero, the UK advertising industry’s initiative to help UK advertising respond to the climate crisis caused by CO2 emissions, headed by the...

Kernow libre: Cornish rum and Ardmore’s wee dram drink deep in clean energy

It’s enough to drive an energy investor to drink.  A ‘rum and coke’ in Cornwall  might soon be sourced coal-bereft and carbon-free, even if...

Three more DNOs name their numbers to meet RIIO-ED2 grid upgrades

Accompanying SSEN’s five-year grid expansion plans unveiled yesterday, three additional DNOs have published their draft submissions to Ofgem.     Western Power Distribution trumps SSEN’s...

Dutch ads watchdog bites into Shell’s ‘carbon offsets’ campaign

The Netherlands’ regulatory body for advertising has asked Royal Dutch Shell to withdraw its consumer promotion promising ‘carbon neutrality’ to drivers who pay extra...

Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030

Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, part of BDR Thermea Group, commits to net zero operations by 2030 and to manufacturing products that only use...

Big step made in decarbonising industry as first hydrogen fired

The first hydrogen has been fired in a trial aiming to demonstrate alternative sustainable sources of fuel for industry. The ‘HyNet Industrial Fuel Switching’...

Veolia joins the new ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery Framework

Veolia, has secured a place on the new ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery (NZCD) Framework which is designed to advance progress on public sector's...