Historic buildings could boost net zero aims

A new study calls on government to make historic buildings and sites more energy efficient to cut down on emissions

Abu Dhabi flies high with ‘largest’ solar-powered car park at airport

The 3MW solar project has been installed at the short term car park of the Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Work on Iberdrola offshore wind farm stopped over oil leak allegations

The French coast guard agency said a jack-up vessel that was carrying out drilling work for the project declared a 100-litre oil leak

Concrete plans to slash emissions from cement

Sulzer Chemtech and Blue Planet have developed a new technology they claim ‘more than offsets’ the carbon footprint of cement

Nuclear fusion power plant to receive ‘world’s most powerful’ magnet

The magnet is so powerful that could lift an aircraft carrier two metres into the air

Green Investment Group acquires first utility-scale battery projects in the UK

It has partnered with Capbal to deliver an initial 187MWh of projects, which are intended to provide a number of grid services, including frequency response

UK fails to keep pace with increasing climate risks, CCC warns

The Climate Change Committee suggests climate risks will not disappear as the world moves to net zero

UK’s electricity generation from wind ‘soared 715% since 2009’

An estimated 75,610GWh of electricity was generated from offshore and onshore wind last year, official data shows

US solar breaks new record in first quarter of 2021

The first three months of the year saw a 46% increase in solar installations compared to the same period last year, according to a new report

Britain set to see ‘periods of true zero carbon electricity in 2025’

National Grid ESO predicts that these periods will be short at first but will be extended as the transformation of the electricity system accelerates