The heat is on: July 2020 was ‘the third warmest on record’

In the last five years, the earth has experienced the three hottest Julys on record, according to a report by the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service

Government backs ‘Europe’s first’ geothermal lithium recovery plant in Cornwall

The project aims to help the area become the principal lithium battery hub for the UK

Vestas reaches milestone of 100GW of wind turbines

Based on the global average of electricity usage, 100GW of wind capacity can help save around 134 million tonnes of CO2 annually

Climate finance: Seven largest multilateral banks invest $61.6bn in 2019

Low and middle-income economies received around 67% of the total funding

GRIDSERVE buys subsidy-free solar and battery project from Anesco

The Clayhill plant has a total solar capacity of 10MW and a 6MW energy storage facility

Ofgem’s new price cap: More than 15 million households will see energy bills slashed by up to £95

The energy market regulator also lowered the level for prepayment meter customers from £1,164 to £1,070 per year

UK-based ENSEK acquires data analytics firm NrgFin

The former company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform provides energy suppliers with solutions, including customer relationship management, billing and financial management

Jacobs selected to help build new type of nuclear reactor

Moltex Energy’s Stable Salt Reactor is designed to burn processed spent fuel pellets which would otherwise have to be stored as radioactive waste

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

Spanish Government announces €316m boost for renewables

Funds will prioritise projects located in areas where coal plants have been closed