New Consortium urges government to back Sizewell C nuclear project

The Consortium intends to sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with UK regions to guarantee British jobs and investment in the building of the proposed nuclear plant

UK Government unveils record £5.2bn flood defence plan

It is part of the government’s efforts to protect the country from the impacts of climate change

Coal power
US commits $122m to establish coal products innovation centres

They will research and incubate mining, processing and purification technologies that are environmentally sustainable

Game on! Sony PlayStation and UN team up to boost gamers’ climate awareness

The immersive video seeks to bring consumers ‘face to face’ with their individual carbon footprints and make them aware of what a climate change-friendly lifestyle looks like

New project aims to power up 450,000 homes in rural Myanmar

More than two thirds of households in rural areas rely on candles, kerosene, low quality batteries and diesel generators to meet their power needs

Floating solar power plants making waves across Asia-Pacific

A new report suggests countries in Asia leads European nations in deploying floating solar farms

UK Government invests £40m to develop next-gen nuclear tech

A majority of the funding will support three Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) projects, which are much smaller than traditional nuclear energy power plants

UAE issues operating licence for first Arab nuclear power plant

The Barakah nuclear plant will consist of four units that will supply 5.6GW of electricity, helping meet up to 25% of the UAE’s power needs

Water
Ofwat revokes Tor Water’s licence

It comes after South West Water told the regulator last month that it has terminated Tor Water’s wholesale contract due to ‘a series of outstanding undisputed payments’

France’s ENGIE inks renewable PPA in Spain

It will supply more than 400GWh of electricity annually to FORTIA, a company that manages the supply of energy for large industrial corporations