New York announces ‘Energy Storage Roadmap’ to hit low carbon goals

The state has set a target to install 1.5GW of batteries by 2025

UN and EU adopt new roadmap to tackle marine pollution

They aim to support the conservation of marine biodiversity and ecosystems and keep the world’s oceans healthy, cleaner and resilient

Guest Blog: Louise Kingham – Should all-male boards put themselves on their own risk registers?

Louise Kingham, Chief Executive of the Energy Institute, surveys the Energy Barometer’s findings on sector diversity

Speed restrictions in Wales to tackle air pollution

The new measures are expected to help reduce vehicle emissions by up to 18%

UK businesses invited to monetise existing flexible energy assets

Western Power Distribution is opening up 18 new zones where it aims to procure demand side response services

EU hits back with tariffs on US imports of steel and other products

The European Commission confirmed the 25% duties will come into effect on Friday

EU agrees 32.5% energy efficiency target for 2030

Environmental groups believe a 40% target is needed to cost-effectively meet the Paris climate goals

UK Government ‘dragging its feet’ on tackling air pollution, say MPs

They believe serious concerns remain over the extent of the government’s commitment to improving air quality

UK SMEs granted £8.8m to trial innovative smart meter tech

A total of nine competition winners across the hospitality, retail and education sectors will explore new approaches to cut energy costs

‘Sellafield cleanup could overspend by £913m’

The National Audit Office says the site is still facing continued delays