BP Chargemaster plugs in its first ultra-fast EV chargers in Britain

The two new 150kW chargers are the first in a planned rollout of 400 ultra-fast charging points at BP sites by the end of 2021

The UK ‘cannot reach net zero without using hydrogen tech’

The North West Hydrogen Alliance has penned a letter to Andrea Leadsom outlining how it believes the clean gas has a vital part to play in decarbonising the country’s energy systems

New wind farm in Northern Ireland ‘to provide £7.7m boost to local economy’

The seven-turbine Barr Cregg Wind Farm, to be located near Londonderry, has now received planning consent

Europe’s land ‘could hold enough wind turbines to power world until 2050’

Researchers have identified every potentially feasible location of onshore wind energy in the region

Solar power ‘reaches grid parity in China’

New research suggests subsidy-free solar projects could be built in most cities across China at a cheaper price than energy supplied by the grid

Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

GlobalData says this growth will require massive investment in offshore wind and solar photovoltaic capacity

New wind farm in Egypt gets $206m boost

The West Bakr Wind project will have a capacity of 252MW and is expected to produce enough renewable electricity to power around 350,000 homes

Wind, solar and storage combined in new €35m hybrid energy park

The project in the Netherlands will have a total capacity of 60MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to around 40,000 households

New £6m district heating network fired up in Stirling

The facility is expected to save around 381 tonnes of carbon a year – equivalent to 1.5 million miles driven in an average petrol car

New £130m deal inked for 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities

Peel Environmental, Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy intend to submit a planning application for the first site in Cheshire in the coming weeks