Government ‘must encourage LPG take-up in off-grid homes’

The LPG trade association says the fuel can help displace carbon-intensive fossil fuel use

EU provides Minesto with €50k wave of funding

The money will be spent on feasibility testing for the firm’s tidal energy technology

Shell signs up to offshore wind research consortium

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme aims to cut the cost of the renewable energy source

Sadiq Khan to join London councils’ legal action against Heathrow expansion

He says the proposed plans for a third runway will have “significant environmental and noise impacts”

UK businesses invited to monetise existing flexible energy assets

Western Power Distribution is opening up 18 new zones where it aims to procure demand side response services

Labour to give MPs free rein on Heathrow expansion vote

Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald MP, however, said the project fails to meet the party’s four environmental and economic tests

‘Battery boom means wind and solar will produce half of all power by 2050’

A new report predicts coal’s share of the mix to shrink to just 11% of global generation by this time

India’s publicly owned banks ‘favour coal lending over renewables’

The Centre for Financial Accountability said coal received $9.4bn last year, compared to clean technologies receiving $3.5bn

‘Sellafield cleanup could overspend by £913m’

The National Audit Office says the site is still facing continued delays

AT&T signs new deal to buy 300MW of wind power

The US firm has inked a power purchase agreement with NextEra Energy