Shell to invest £13m in fuel stations in Pakistan

Around 100 fuel stations are to be set up by 2020

Britain has been powered for record 55 hours without coal

There was no coal production between 10.25pm on Monday,16th April and 5.20am today

Total buys 74% stake in Direct Energie in €1.4bn deal

It aims to have more than six million French customers and one million Belgian customers by 2022

Government launches fund for smart energy systems

The fund’s first round will see recipients receive a share of £41.5 million

California agency investigates Tesla over safety concerns

The probe follows allegations the car manufacturer failed to disclose legally mandated reports on serious worker injuries

Around 250k UK homes ‘face £200 jump in energy prices’

This could happen as they are automatically switched onto more expensive ‘default’ tariffs

Canadian firm takes over troubled Scottish engineering company

The Scottish Government helped broker the deal and will take a minority shareholding in the new company

UK-India to expand clean energy research partnership

The two nations’ joint investment in science and innovation has grown from “almost nothing” in 2008 to around £400m by 2021

Ofwat sets out water reforms proposals to rebuild public trust

Environment Secretary Michael Gove welcomed the proposals and agreed stepping up demands from water companies on transparency around dividends and profits

Freight transport boss banned after using red diesel

Scott McClung, 47 has been prohibited from acting as a director for nine years