Tata Steel to cut 3,000 jobs in Europe

Around two-thirds of those are expected to be office-based roles but the company insisted there will be no plant closures

UK becomes seventh most attractive nation for renewable investment

That’s according to the 54th EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index, which shows the UK has moved up one place on the rankings as Japan moved down into eighth position

Spain’s Audax inks PPA with innogy for solar power

Under the 10-year deal, innogy will supply electricity from its 50MW Alarcos solar farm from the first half of 2020

Generation ‘must be part of the answer in decarbonising the UK’s energy systems’

That’s the verdict from Mark Rose, Director of Total’s Major Business, who spoke to ELN Editor Sumit Bose at Energy Live Expo earlier this month

UK ‘must hit 9.7% decarbonisation rate to reach net zero by 2050’

That’s according to PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index, which says the current rate of 3.7% is far too slow

US announces $15m for energy projects on tribal lands

Projects sought under the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programmes are fuel and technology neutral

Poland’s solar market ‘set for exceptional growth’

GlobalData suggests this is largely due to reduced VAT rates for micro-solar systems as well as the introduction of a rebate scheme for residential solar systems

ISO launches new global standard to assess business environmental costs

It is expected to better inform an organisation’s decision‐making on sustainability, enabling them to prioritise action on environmental management

Estée Lauder sees beauty in virtual wind power PPA

It has also achieved its 100% renewable electricity goal in the US and Canada ahead of schedule

US announces $43m for carbon capture and storage technology

The programme seeks to develop technologies that address difficulties in decarbonisation of electricity systems, focusing specifically on complications in CCS design, operations and commercialisation potential