EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

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Almost 90% of energy professionals say the UK is currently off track for net zero by 2050

That’s the gloomy suggestion made in the Energy Institute’s latest Energy Barometer report, which surveyed more than 350 UK professionals from across the sector

UA strengthens management team after healthy lockdown period

UTILITY Alliance has strengthened its position as one of the UK’s market leaders by making two key appointments to its senior management team.

EU Bank signs climate agreement with the city of Turin in Italy

The agreement will allow the institution to provide technical assistance for investments and enable better use of EU funds

Smart homes ‘could help halve carbon emissions and energy bills’

Researchers say the mass adoption of solar, battery storage, intelligent controls and other smart energy technologies in the home could unlock a range of significant positive impacts

Mercedes-Benz buys 3% stake of Chinese battery cell manufacturer

The luxury car manufacturer will also support a new battery cell plant in Germany, which will be carbon-neutral from the start of its construction

E.ON suspends Facebook and Instagram advertising

The German utility joins an increasing number of corporates boycotting the social media platforms to protest hate speech and intolerance

EU Bank injects €1bn into innovative low carbon technologies

The funding will support breakthrough technologies in the fields of renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage and carbon capture

ENGIE strikes deal to sell 49% equity stake of US renewables portfolio

The assets include 1.8GW of onshore wind and 500MW of solar photovoltaic projects

2019 saw the sharpest increase in global solar energy output ever recorded

A new study shows the energy generated by solar infrastructure increased by 115GW from 2018 to 2019, with more new capacity installed than in any previous year