Nova Innovation shoots past funding target

The tidal energy developer raised £700,000, significantly more than its goal of £500,000

Plants ‘scream’ when being cut

Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have suggested plants stressed by drought or physical damage may emit high-frequency distress noises

Green guilt… is it affecting you?

New research shows almost half of the country have also felt judged for not acting sustainably enough

Scottish grouse moors ‘should be replaced by natural woodland’

A new report suggests the carefully managed landscapes should be rewilded to support biodiversity and store carbon

UK hits renewable energy record as wind shatters 16GW threshold

The new energy record was set on Sunday, when wind provided more than 40% of the nation’s power

Drax ‘to become carbon negative by 2030’

The energy producer says it will rely on combining bioenergy generation with carbon capture and storage

Renewables ‘to become France’s main energy source by 2027’

GlobalData predicts clean power’s share of the generation mix will soar to 42.9% by 2023, up from 19.9% in 2018

Ørsted unveils more than £50k for STEM skills across Lancashire and Cumbria

The renewable energy developer says the wave of new finance will be sourced from the Walney Extension Skills Fund

ABB’s submersible robots ‘halve cost of transformer maintenance’

The technology firm has used its submersible robotic technology to help silicon producer Simcoa Operations safely, quickly and efficiently inspect one of the two power transformers its manufacturing facility relies upon

Plant-based coating promises to keep avocados out of the bin

Apeel’s innovative technology to reduce food waste is being launched in Europe for the first time