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

‘Up to £416bn of net zero investment needed by 2050 if UK is to remain a global energy leader’

That’s the forecast from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, which suggest new investment in clean North Sea technologies could boost the UK economy by as much as £125 billion each year

UK’s investments in fusion energy boosted economy by £1.4bn over last decade

A new study has found that for every £1 invested in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research from 2009 and 2019, £4 is generated in return

Global investors plan to double proportion of renewable investments in next five years

This rise is expected to continue to 10.8% over a ten-year timeframe as global climate action continues to ramp up on the road to reaching net zero by 2050

EU approves €280m for environment, nature and climate action projects

The funding is expected to trigger total investments of nearly €590m

New £20m UK investment to tackle plastic waste in developing nations

UK Research and Innovation is supporting partnerships with researchers across 11 countries: China, Chile, Egypt, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Peru, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Vietnam

Formula E invests in new electric off-road motorsport championship

Extreme X will see electric SUVs compete in some of the most testing off-road conditions in the world

New €25m facility launched to promote investment in forest landscape restoration

The Restoration Seed Capital Facility seeks to help private investment fund managers set up dedicated investment funds and forest restoration projects in developing countries

Ørsted starts building 298MW onshore wind farm in Nebraska

It follows the acquisition and final investment decision of the Haystack Wind project in Wayne County

H2-Greenforce secures $12m investment for green hydrogen technology

Its Green Island Solution is designed to take advantage of renewable energy sources like solar and wind to convert water into green hydrogen and oxygen