Severn Trent fined £350k for hazardous chemical leak

The incident in November 2015 killed an estimated 30,000 fish

‘UK public are unaware of support for vulnerable energy users’

A new survey shows around 78% of consumers are unaware they could gain access to special discounted tariffs if they fall behind on payments

IFC provides $200m for Brazilian port’s power plant

The funding will help develop, build and operate a thermal power plant in the Port of Sergipe

EU ‘makes no improvements’ on emissions from new cars

For 17 member states, the average CO2 emissions were higher than in 2016

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US climate commitment

The contribution provides the UN Climate Change Secretariat with around 60% of the anticipated US Government support this year

Nissan announces ‘hundreds’ of job losses in UK

The move will affect its Sunderland factory where the firm employs 7,000 people

BEIS appoints new UK atomic energy authority board members

The UKAEA leads the commercial development of fusion power and related technology

Businesses offered £30m for low emission vehicle tech

They could receive up to 70% of the project costs

UK councils light up with subsidy-free and ‘smart’ solar

The top 10 local authorities have invested around £80 million in solar projects

It’s deadline day for TELCA entries!

Entries must be submitted by 5pm today