‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%

International Maritime Organization confirms sulphur reduction rule from 2020

The new requirement means all ships will have to cut the level of sulphur in their engine emissions to 0.5% or less, down from a current level of 3.5%

E.ON raises €1.5bn in bonds in first raise since innogy takeover

The energy giant has issued two bonds of €750 million each

Amazon deforestation ‘could be slowed by planting bean trees’

The University of Exeter claims the trees would also have the benefit of helping smallholders make a living

Exeter households offered free solar upgrades

Exeter City Council and EDF Energy are offering the renewable upgrades to households currently heated by electricity

Siemens Gamesa signs deals for 359MW of new wind energy in Chile

The three new orders to undisclosed customers will provide enough clean, reliable and affordable electricity to supply more than 900,000 households

Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction

Ofgem allows £64m of funding requests for power distribution firms

The regulator has consulted on 12 requests for additional funds by network companies for adjustments in their funding

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry resigns

The former Texas Governor

Upcoming hotel allows guests to cut costs by going green

The world’s first hotel where the price is determined by the carbon footprint of each guest’s stay is to open in the city of Kontiolahti, Finland