Rolls-Royce completes testing for ‘world’s fastest’ all-electric jet tech

The project aims to beat the current all-electric flight world record early next year

Renewables ‘secure 44% share of UK energy mix’ in second quarter of 2020

This is the second-highest share ever recorded in the published data, according to a BEIS report

Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Minister of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Ofgem seeks views to help design digital services for low carbon heat schemes

It follows a consultation launched by BEIS earlier this year, which included proposals for two new schemes to incentivise the cost-effective installation of low carbon heat technologies and the generation of renewable heat

Alok Sharma: ‘We are working on delivering a physical COP26’

The Business Secretary said although the government’s plan is to organise an in-person climate summit, Covid-19 pandemic still cast uncertainty over the future

Ofgem to review National Grid ESO’s £718m balancing costs during lockdown

The energy regulator says the cost of managing the grid during the period from March to July was 39% higher than expected

Government’s green investments in developing countries help slash 30m tonnes of emissions

Since 2011, the UK has offered £2.2 billion of finance to fight climate change and installed 2000MW of clean energy capacity, according to Defra’s report

Whisky goes green with £10m of UK Government funding

The new raft of funding is estimated to enable UK distilleries to cut emissions by almost a million tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to taking 100,000 cars off the road

Eight-in-ten Britons are ‘concerned about climate change’

Almost 35% of the UK public are ‘very worried’ about the issue, according to a report

Quicker offshore wind farm construction and geothermal mine water projects win funding

They are part of 17 projects that will receive funding of up to £500,000 each