‘Journey to Mars will change how we live on Earth’

Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp thinks it will help people appreciate Earth more and introduce useful new technologies

OVO Energy unveils domestic vehicle-to-grid charger

The new technology aims to help facilitate the wide adoption of EVs and smart grids

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Our new website is launched today with new features and lots more content!

Electric black cabs hit London roads

The greener vehicles are expected to help black cab drivers save money on fuel and running costs compared to polluting diesel taxis

Spring Statement: Chancellor consults on tax charges to tackle plastic waste

Philip Hammond said money raised from any tax changes would be invested in developing new, greener products and processes

Tax break for black cabs to drive switch to electric

It will come into force this April, a year earlier than initially planned

Shell: Hydrogen can play vital role as energy storage medium

  Hydrogen can play a very important role in the long duration storage of energy. That’s the view of Mark Gainsborough, Executive Vice President of New Energies at Shell, who said the company is looking at hydrogen’s application as a transportation fuel and also exploring how power to hydrogen value chain could be used in […]

Oil and gas majors invest in UK carbon utilisation firm

  A group of 10 major oil and gas companies is investing in a carbon utilisation firm in the UK. Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative’s (OGCI) $1 billion (£0.7bn) Climate Investments fund made the announcement about the new investment in Econic Technologies at IP Week in London today. The funding […]

Fashion v Fracking

  British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood returned to the “runway” against fracking firm INEOS today. She was joined by other activists and models to protest against INEOS’ fracking operations, with placards reading “fracking climate chaos” and “frack off INEOS”. Last year, INEOS won an injunction against protesters, prohibiting unlawful activities such as trespass or obstruction […]

EVs and traditional cars ‘to reach parity within decade’

  Electric vehicles (EVs) are to overtake traditional combustion engines in terms of price and performance within a decade. That’s according to Benoit Laclau, Global Power & Utilities Leader at EY, who spoke to ELN earlier this week about important stages in the energy sector becoming more decarbonised, digitised and decentralised. He said the first […]