ENA recognised for its work during Covid-19 pandemic

The energy industry body has been shortlisted for two awards for its response to the global pandemic

EU to boost climate funding with further €4bn for poorer countries

Europe already contributes an estimated $25 billion in climate finance every year, Ursula von der Leyen said

Wholesale energy costs now ‘burn’ switching service of comparison website

Compare The Market decided to “temporarily stop” offering energy quotes through its website amid “this period of uncertainty”

Nearly 13m customers ‘have never switched energy supplier’

If these non-switchers moved to a greener provider, they could reduce emissions by up to 30.5 million tonnes a year, according to new research

UK backs Bee’ah’s new green HQ in the UAE with £31m loan

The environmental management firm’s building will be entirely powered by renewable energy

Australia commits $19.2m to improve integrity of small-scale solar sector

It follows a review after reports of defective installations, misuse of installer accreditation details and safety and quality concerns

Interconnector fire predicted to hike energy prices

The loss of 2GW of import to Britain’s grid could spark further power price rises, energy analysts said

Countries ‘spent $42bn on coal power plants between 2013 and 2019’

Chinese financial institutions accounted for nearly 40% of the total $42bn investment, according to new research

US announces $16m for community-driven clean energy plans

It has launched the Local Energy Action Programme, designed to help environmental justice communities and communities with historical ties to fossil fuel industries ‘take direct control of their clean energy future’

‘Oil companies must plan major production drop by 2030s to meet 1.5°C’

ELN spoke to Axel Dalman, Carbon Tracker Associate Analyst, about the findings of the latest report of the financial think tank