Good Energy offers free electricity to EV drivers

The ‘Zap Flash’ tariff will include ‘flash’ windows based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of solar and wind power

UK tops European wind energy investment ranking in 2020 with €13bn

Europe injected an estimated €43 billion into new wind farms in 2020, a new report estimates

EnergyNest secures €110m for thermal energy storage

The funding will enable the scaling of the deployment of the Norwegian firm’s thermal batteries that are designed to store energy in the form of heat and help decarbonise industrial heat processes

Octopus Energy and Ebico join forces to make sustainable heating cheaper

The partnership will launch two new energy deals for credit meter and prepayment meter customers

Drax completes acquisition of Canadian biomass pellet producer

The acquisition is forecast to help the company’s annual operational capacity reach 4.9 million tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets from 2022

US awards $5m for next-gen nuclear scientists and engineers

The Department of Energy hopes they can develop innovative solutions to today’s challenges and help meet the ambitious goals of 100% clean electricity by 2035 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Businesses urge Boris Johnson to scrap VAT on green products

The group asks to reduce VAT rate to zero to make green technology cheaper for millions of households

Methane reduction technologies offered $35m US funding

Projects that can be replicated easily and commercialised quickly to cut methane accumulation in the atmosphere and mitigate the effects of climate change will be supported

Wessex Water takes full ownership of Albion Water

It has bought the remaining 49% stake in Albion Water, which has sites in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Essex and Kent, serving around 4,000 customers

Managing European Non-Commodity Costs (NCCs)

Why are NCCs increasing across Europe and what can a business do to manage and mitigate them?