Green Homes Grant demand ‘could outpace supply’

Almost 62% of homeowners in England are interested in the government’s Green Homes Grant, according to a survey

Renewable energy jobs continue to boom, reaching 11.5m in 2019

The solar photovoltaics sector now accounts for around 3.8 million jobs, according to a new report

Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs by end of 2022

The company says that this is as a result of the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic and forms part of restructuring plans

England’s plastic straw ban kicks in tomorrow

Businesses that will not stop selling or supplying single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers could face fines

Ofgem CEO joins stellar Energy Live Xpo 2020 line-up

Jonathan Brearley will join us on the virtual stage of Energy Live Xpo 2020, taking place from 9th to 13th November

All aboard! UK’s first hydrogen-powered train starts trial journeys today

The DfT says the technology deployed in the train will be available by 2023 to retrofit current in-service trains to hydrogen

Ørsted and Maersk Supply Service to test offshore charging buoy to slash vessel emissions

The mooring point will power wind farm service vessels with renewable energy and enable them to use auxiliary devices with the engines off

Almost 81% of oil and gas workers ‘would consider a job outside the industry’

More than half of these workers would be interested in working in renewables and offshore wind, according to a report

Octopus Energy nets Silicon Valley-based startup

The $5m deal will allow the company to introduce its cloud-based smart grid platform to US customers

EPA doubts California’s proposed ban of new petrol vehicles by 2035

The US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator has sent a letter to California’s Governor questioning the legality and practicality of the plan