Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers

Northern Powergrid launches fresh call for flexible service providers

The distribution network operator is seeking expressions of interests from generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot of energy as well as aggregators, among others

EU approves German scheme to compensate hard coal plants for early closure

The energy regulator will publish seven tenders for the closure of hard coal and small lignite-fired power plants that will take place annually until 2026

Rishi Sunak unveils wealth of net zero funding in Spending Review

The new spending plan laid out by the UK government prioritises the decarbonisation of transport, the net zero research and the revival of nature

Edinburgh sweeps ahead with launch of new electric vehicle

The council – which is said to be the first local authority to roll out the electric sweeper – is estimated to save £18,000 a year in fuel compared to its diesel counterparts

EU approves €150m Romanian scheme to support district heating systems

Romania will provide funding for district heating installations and distribution networks based exclusively on renewable energy sources

London-based bank buys stake in Polish power producer Tauron

By 2030, the company aims to generate more than 65% of its energy from zero and low emission sources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by half

Bristol gets £4m boost for action on climate and ecological emergencies

It will fund a new three-year programme, which complements Bristol City Council’s green actions on travel, housing, energy, nature and other initiatives

European Energy wins approval for giant solar farm in Denmark

It is expected to be the biggest solar farm to date in northern Europe

EU bank supports four wind farms in Poland with €42m loan

They will have a total installed capacity of 102.5MW and generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 households at peak times