Energy services provider Resalta receives €12m loan from EU bank

The loan addresses the high energy intensity concerns in South-Eastern Europe

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Shell agrees supply deal from ‘Europe’s largest’ battery project

The 100MW Minety project, backed by China Huaneng Group and Chinese sovereign wealth fund CNIC, is expected to be completed by the end of 2020

US invests $74m in energy efficient building technologies

A total of 63 eco-friendly projects will benefit from the Department of Energy investment

Met Office receives £1.2bn to develop climate and weather supercomputer

It will help to more accurately predict storms, select the most suitable locations for flood defences and predict changes to the global climate

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UK carbon start-up captures $16m financing from investors

Carbon Clean Solutions Limited will use the investment to deliver an existing pipeline of global projects to lower emissions from industry

New platform to help global businesses fast-track environment assessments

It is available as a remotely-hosted or intranet app and makes the assessment and reporting of environmental information ‘easier, faster and more unified’

US announces $50m fund to support fusion energy

Fusion research aims to copy the process which powers the Sun for a new large-scale source of clean energy on Earth

Los Angeles Fire Department splashes out on electric firetruck

LAFD currently operates a fleet of 1,300 vehicles and responded to approximately 500,000 emergency calls last year – the use of an electric vehicle is expected to slash associated emissions

BP’s business-builder unit buys fibre optics developer

Fotech says the acquisition will enable it to deploy its technologies at scale in sectors including energy and into smart city

SP Energy Networks trials new tech to manage faults in real time

The Real Time Fault Level Monitors are currently being trialled in substations across Chester, Liverpool and Warrington as part of a £140,000 project