Hitachi Capital UK ‘supercharges’ GRIDSERVE with £10m investment

The partners plan to work together to build the infrastructure needed for the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the UK

Paving the way for businesses to start their net zero journey

Sean Langford from SmartestEnergy and Experienced Energy Solutions’ Craig Watson told ELN how sustainably-minded businesses can get started on going green

Fossil fuel divestment could be shifting finance into ‘pollution havens’

The University of Edinburgh Business School warns that some domestic banks in countries with strict environmental policies are simply shifting their fossil fuel spending abroad

Six UK projects awarded £8m to create ‘world’s first’ net zero industrial zone by 2040

Projects in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland and South Wales aim to decarbonise operations of industrial clusters

UK holds the ‘highest decarbonisation rate’ in the world for the 21st century so far

The nation decreased carbon dioxide emissions by 3.7% every year, according to a new report

No Net Zero? What?

So, you haven’t got an energy and sustainability strategy or plans to meet a net zero target? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone… and we’re here to help!

‘UK’s first’ long-distance battery-hybrid trains to run on London-Penzance route

Existing intercity trains will be fitted with battery technology on a project, the testing of which is expected to begin in 2022

Britishvolt to build £2.6bn gigaplant at former coal-fired power station in Blyth

By 2027, the firm estimates the project will be producing 300,000 lithium-ion batteries a year

Global CO2 emissions ‘plunged by 7% in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic’

The decline in global emissions was the largest on record, according to a new report

Nearly 42% of Brits ‘expect to drive an EV in the next five years’

A new report predicts more than 16 million additional EVs will hit UK streets by 2025