Kwasi Kwarteng: Businesses ‘can have their cake and eat it too’ by going green

He stressed that there is too often a “false battle” between going green and pursuing growth and assured the crowd that the two directions were not mutually exclusive

Waves
‘Low-costs and tech readiness needed for wave energy to make a splash by 2024’

UK-based offshore energy specialist Simply Blue Energy and Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean claim they may have a solution

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult launches new floating wind centre

The multi-million pound Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence will work to reduce the cost of energy from the technology

EV charging
EDF ‘in talks to buy Pod Point’

Sky News has said the French utility is in talks to acquire the British start-up, which now boasts around 1,700 public charging points

Cummins’ new hydrogen lorry trucks towards greener haulage

The heavy-duty vehicle’s 100kWh lithium-ion battery capacity gives it a range of up to 250 miles

Refusing smart meters ‘could soon become very expensive’ for households

Climate Change Minister Lord Duncan told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee that people who stop a smart meter being installed could be hit by “very high” bills

Energy-generating bike helmet crashes onto the scene

POC has developed a helmet made from carbon-positive materials and able to convert both artificial and natural light to power

Total Access to Energy Solutions and Aceleron partner on off-grid energy for Kenya

The businesses aim to expand access to renewable power and tackle unsustainable battery waste by repurposing old battery packs

US and UAE exchange views on using AI in the energy industry

They discussed using AI on improving grid resilience, increasing energy exploration and environmental sustainability

Liberty Steel aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

The GREENSTEEL strategy aims to offset carbon emissions through investments in new environmentally-friendly technology such as hydrogen-based steelmaking