UAE to build new 500MW solar plant

The nation’s Federal Electricity and Water Authority has invited expressions of interest for the development of the photovoltaic clean power plant in Umm Al Quwain

Hyundai and Kia plug in €100m into UK electric van maker

They have signed a contract for investment in Arrival and for the joint development of electric vehicles

New York State announces additional $2bn for efficiency initiatives

The New York State Public Service Commission has also approved an ambitious set of energy efficiency and electric heat pump targets to dramatically reduce energy consumption

York awards £1.6m to roll out cleaner buses

It comes ahead of the launch of the Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in the city later this month

UKPN achieves certification for cutting carbon emissions

The power network operator has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for an absolute reduction of 6.6% carbon emissions since 2016/17

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OECD renewable energy production in October up 5% on previous year

The latest Monthly Electricity Statistics report from the International Energy Agency shows this accounted for 27.5% of total net production

GridBeyond Named as One of the World-Leading Technology Innovators in Advancing Global Sustainability

Out of thousands of innovators from across the globe, GridBeyond, a leader in intelligent energy technology for industrial, commercial, institutional and utility partners, was named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group.

Microsoft commits to become ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

The tech giant aims to reduce, rather than just offset the carbon it emits and by 2050, it wants to remove ‘all the carbon’ it has emitted since it was founded in 1975

Octopus Energy announces price cut for customers

Around a quarter of a million households on the standard variable tariff are expected to save around £80 on average a year

Hinkley Point B hits 300TWh milestone

This means the facility, which originally came online in 1976, now holds the UK record for generating more electricity than any other nuclear power station in the country