Italy’s energy demand slumped to record lows in 2020

The country’s fall in energy demand is the highest since the Second World War, a new study finds

Mitsibushi-led consortium awarded grid-link licence for world’s largest wind farm

The group has invested £1.2 billion to own and operate the offshore transmission system connecting Hornsea 1 to the British mainland

Jeff Halliwell appointed Chair of the Coal Authority

The Coal Authority is an operational delivery body that manages the effects of past coal mining and is using innovative approaches to decarbonising heat using mine water and mine assets, supporting the UK’s net zero goals

AfDB greenlights $27m loan for 200MW solar PV plant in Egypt

The project is expected to lower electricity costs for businesses and residents

ENA appoints new Chair for Open Networks Project

Mr Sotiris Georgiopoulos, Head of Smart Grid Development at UK Power Networks, will oversee the project’s work and progress

Japanese trading house invests in UK CCS project

Acorn CCS project aims to store carbon dioxide emissions in North Sea oil and gas reservoirs

Demand for clean vehicles soars in weakest February for car sales since 1959

One-in-eight registrations last month were for BEVs and PHEVs, a new report shows

New anaerobic digestion ‘toolbox’ launched for agricultural sector

It provides information and makes tools available to help AD developers to prepare the evaluation and structuring of the basic economics of their projects

UK supports clean energy in Malawi with £2.1m grant

Malawi has an electrification rate of just 18%, with only 11% connected to the grid and frequent power outages are affecting economic productivity

Masdar and EDF to explore renewable energy opportunities in Israel

They will look to collaborate on existing renewable energy projects and those under development, whilst also exploring joint participation in new programmes announced by the Government of Israel