Unilever inks five-year deal with Viridor for recycled plastic

The waste management firm will provide it from its £65m Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre near Bristol

Bill Gates-backed concentrated solar firm breaks commercial temperature records

Heliogen says its computer-enabled technology has reached temperatures greater than 1,000°C, enabling it to be used in the production of cement, steel and chemicals

GE Renewable Energy lands 350MW order for onshore wind turbines in Texas

The firm was selected by Innergex Renewable Energy to deliver equipment for the Foard City Wind Project

Better insight needed on future EU emissions reductions, say auditors

They add the same is needed for specific sectors such as agriculture and forestry

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UK government ‘spends less than £1 per person per year on tree planting’

That’s the claim from Friends of the Earth, which says spending on planting and management in the UK has been in overall decline for several decades

Vattenfall and Microsoft pilot ‘world’s first’ hourly renewable power matching

The new 24/7 solution connects power generation such as wind and hydropower from Vattenfall with data from smart meters that measure real time consumption

Webinar: Towards net zero: how can businesses play their part?

This webinar will be brought to you live tomorrow from 11:00 AM on November 21st.

North Sea ‘could play leading role in decarbonisation’

That’s according to a new report from PwC and Oil & Gas UK, which suggests technologies such as Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage technology and renewable hydrogen production could be widely deployed in the region

Bristol’s polluted air ‘is killing five people every week’

That’s the alarming finding reached in a new study from King’s College London, which examined how particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide contribute to health conditions such as asthma, heart disease, cancer and strokes

easyJet pledges to offset carbon emissions from all flights

It aims to become the world’s first major airline to operate net zero carbon flights across its whole network