National Grid ESO joins Powering Past Coal Alliance

Members of the Alliance commit to taking actions such as setting targets to phase out coal and committing to no further investments in coal power

French utility ENGIE to buy energy services company Conti

The acquisition is part of the company’s strategy to offer its clients the possibility of achieving a zero carbon transition

Canada plugs in $212k for EV charging points

It is part of a demonstration project to study and encourage the uptake of EVs in Yukon and other cold climates

UK and Canada renew nuclear decommissioning collaboration

They have extended the agreement for a further five years

EU approves sale of Johnson Controls’ power business to Brookfield

Its business unit develops batteries for cars

EV registrations now represent 8% of Canadian car sales

EV sales peaked at more than 13,000 units during the third quarter of 2018

UK and Canada sign bilateral Nuclear Co-operation Agreement

The deal will allow international nuclear energy co-operation to be continued after Brexit

Ørsted backs out of Canadian wind partnership

The renewable energy firm and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have dissolved a partnership formed in 2017

Shell gives green light to major Canadian LNG project

Construction is expected to start immediately, with first LNG expected before the middle of the next decade

UK joins global coalition to deliver net zero emissions

A total of 19 countries have committed to publishing long term strategies by 2020 and taking action in support of the Paris climate agreement