Green funding
Cut-rate financing ‘could significantly speed up decarbonisation’

A new report claims low interest loans can be used to slow the rate of emissions growth in developing nations

Audi e-tron
There’s snow way an EV could drive up that… wrong!

Audi has driven its e-tron electric vehicle straight up a world-famous downhill ski course

Smart meter
‘2020 target for smart meter rollout will not be met’

That’s the damning verdict from Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee

Renewables down under get pumped up with air-storage tech

A Canadian start-up has announced plans to build a novel pumped-air energy storage facility in Australia

Wind turbine
ScottishPower’s renewables business soars by a third

The energy giant’s clean power arm recorded earnings of £457.8 million in 2018

Nissan and OPUS Camper
Nissan and OPUS Campers team up for in-tents battery project

They have built a trailer using old EV batteries to deliver up to a week’s worth of off-grid power

Renewable energy infrastructure
Global power sector ‘must plan ahead to decarbonise effectively’

The International Renewable Energy Agency says policymakers and businesses must anticipate future power system needs

VW ID.
VW’s first EV ‘will be carbon neutral throughout entire lifecycle’

The German car manufacturer says the ID.’s supply chain, manufacturing processes and charging infrastructure will all be sustainable

Cornwall coast
Cornwall’s granite ‘could see geothermal energy really hotting up’

That’s the verdict from the British Geological Survey, which is working as part of a £1.8 million research project

Tree planting
Australia commits to planting a billion new trees

The nation expects the scheme will help remove 18 million tonnes of greenhouse gases per year by 2030