Slovakia referred to EU Court over poor air quality

According to the Commission, the air quality measures presented by Slovakia have not proven to be timely and effective to reduce pollution within the agreed limits

SSEN procures 348MW of flexible energy service contracts

That’s equivalent to the electricity needed to power around 91,000 homes

UK supports offshore wind deal in Taiwan with £200m

East Anglia-based company Seajacks will ship the material needed to install the turbines and Trelleborg will provide protection systems for the cables which connect the turbines to the mainland

New partnership to promote sustainable finance in Brazil

The Brazilian Federation of Banks and the International Finance Corporation will work together to support banks in implementing good climate risk management practices and training new businesses in making green investments

Marico Marine wins ADMIRALTY Energy Innovation Challenge

Its solution will help to grow the offshore renewables sector by giving developers access to marine geospatial data that helps to identify the best locations for new energy infrastructure

British Gas to hike energy bills by £97 a year

Around 2.3m customers’ bills will rise to £1,138, the maximum amount suppliers can charge in line with Ofgem’s energy price cap

Energy majors bp and Chevron back start-up focused on geothermal energy

Eavor says its technology differs from other forms of geothermal in that it is a scalable ‘go anywhere’ solution, harvesting geothermal heat to generate dispatchable power with zero emissions

New data reveals decline in toxic emissions from US power plants

The fall in emissions are primarily due to changes in the mix of fuels used in electricity generation, with data revealing a 19% fall in coal generation and an increase in natural gas and renewable production

Lightsource bp snaps up 845MW solar pipeline in Spain

It will work with Iberia Solar to bring the project pipeline, which consists of five sites across the regions of Castilla la Mancha and Castilla y León, to ‘ready to build’ status

bp joins IBM’s network to advance quantum computing use in energy

The energy giant will work with IBM to explore the use of quantum computing to solve business and engineering challenges and potential applications for driving efficiencies and reducing carbon emissions