Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

BP to supply Amazon with 170MW of renewable power

Under the power purchase agreements, BP will provide electricity from new build wind and solar projects in Sweden and Spain from 2021

Water industry promises action plan to achieve 2030 net zero goal

It is working with international consultancies Ricardo and Mott MacDonald to develop the plan detailing the measures the sector will deploy to achieve the target

Businesses responsible for 752m tonnes of emissions set science based targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) suggests by meeting their science-based targets, the 285 businesses will eliminate 265 million tonnes of emissions from their operations, equivalent to a 35% reduction

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Climate lawyers file complaint over BP’s ‘misleading’ ad campaign

ClientEarth is backing it up with a call for a ban on all fossil fuel advertising unless it comes with a tobacco-style health warning about the dangers to the planet and people

Red Bull energises fight against toxic air with new in-car filters

The firm aims to minimise the risk of toxic fumes for their staff – it says the level of harmful gases in a car cabin can be up to 70% higher than it is for pedestrians

New platform launches to boost community energy across UK

PowerPaired aims to ‘matchmake’ community energy groups with owners of land offering renewable energy potential

Repsol commits to going net zero by 2050

It claims to be the first oil and gas company in the world to commit to such a target

Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change

Seven new subsidy-free solar power plants switched on in Italy

Octopus Renewables said the plants, located on the island of Sardinia, have a total capacity of 70MW