Wales unveils circular economy strategy ‘to become world number one’ recycler

The ‘Beyond Recycling’ strategy aims to support a green recovery in Wales as the nation deals with the triple challenge of the pandemic, climate change and Brexit

India’s renewables target requires $500bn investment by 2030

Nearly $300 billion is needed for wind and solar infrastructure, new report estimates

Global offshore wind investment broke new records in 2020

Almost $30 billion was spent in the sector globally, new report estimates

Europe spends €26bn on offshore wind in 2020

Almost 200,000 people will be working in the European offshore wind industry by 2030, a new report predicts

Energy networks and Ofgem offer up to £300m for green grid projects

Funding bids will be assessed on value for money, short term grid capacity utilisation and how quickly the infrastructure and solutions can be completed, in support of the UK’s 2050 net zero goal

Scotland sets out plan to transform heating in one million homes by 2030

The Heat in Buildings strategy sets out the vision for homes and non-domestic buildings to use low and zero emission heating systems

Robert Downey Jr launches venture funds to invest in sustainable technologies

They are part of Footprint Coalition, a project announced by the Iron Man and Avengers star in 2019, which also includes a non-profit arm that supports early scientific research

EU approves €60m to support cleaner public transport in Portugal

The funding will support the conversion of an old railway line into a route for electric buses connecting Coimbra with the municipalities of Lousã and Miranda do Corvo and the village of Serpins

France’s Total buys 20% stake in Adani Green Energy

Total will also have a seat on the board of directors of the company

RWE to develop four onshore wind farms in France and Poland

Three of the wind farms will be located in France and one in Poland and will have a total installed capacity of 76MW