Sweden-based Climeon receives SEK12m for energy recovery project

The project will explore electricity generation from waste heat in the steel industry

From 2050, carbon sinks ‘could see reduced capacity under warmer climate conditions’

According to new research, northern peatlands able to store ‘five times more carbon dioxide than forests’ are at risk

Minecraft teaches renewable energy to housebound students

The gaming programmes will encourage students learning from home during coronavirus-related school closures to manage a sustainable city

IKEA’s owner acquires solar parks in Texas

The Misae solar project in Texas is expected to produce enough electricity to power 50 IKEA Stores

Renewables ‘account for almost three quarters of new capacity in 2019’

The renewable energy sector added 176GW of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the 179GW added in 2018, IRENA says

Community solar projects pledge £100k for local Covid-19 support

The funds have been raised by community-owned solar projects from surplus generation and will be given to families facing financial difficulties

Clean hydrogen ‘could cut emissions by 34% by 2050’

A study finds that renewable hydrogen could be produced at rates par with current natural gas prices in five nations by this time

New York grid workers to live ‘isolated’ at control centres

It says 37 workers have agreed to enter the ‘sequestration programme’ to keep the lights on during the coronavirus crisis

Wind turbine
innogy enters Taiwan’s offshore wind market

The company has sealed an agreement with Asia Cement Corporation to continue the development of a 448MW offshore wind project

Polish battery production granted a €480m ‘electric’ boost from EU bank

The EU-backed facilities could potentially power more than 500,000 zero emission EVs per year