EV battery
Amnesty International questions ethics of EV batteries

The charity has suggested the mining and production processes associated with batteries may be ethically and environmentally harmful

Toyota and Suzuki agree to deepen EV collaboration

The new deal aims to make use of the former’s strength in electrification technologies and the latter’s strength in technologies for compact vehicles

Nikola
Nikola buys 400 acres of land to build hydrogen truck plant

The low carbon vehicle firm plans to build its hydrogen-electric trucks at the facility in Pinal County, US

UK businesses offered fully funded solar energy and storage solution

Statkraft has joined forces with redT for the solution which is expected to help businesses save up to 20% on their bills

Wireless chargers for electric taxis in Oslo

Charging plates will be installed in areas where taxis are parked

SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology

It is expected to dramatically reduce the duration of unplanned power cuts

Renewable energy to power oil and gas rigs?

The Oil and Gas Authority has started ‘significant work’ on how it can support the low carbon energy transition

Carbon dioxide emissions
BP, Drax, Shell and Tata Steel join UK carbon capture Advisory Group

They will provide advice on the potential incentives and regulations needed for the development of a new CCUS market in Britain

Local authorities granted £25m to roll out greener buses

They will be able to use the funds to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions

EDF Energy to help Anesco generate revenues from solar and storage assets

The energy supplier is providing the storage company with a guaranteed minimum revenue