Tesla boss pledges to donate $100m to the ‘best’ carbon capture tech

Elon Musk plans to share more details about the prize next week

National Infrastructure Commission seeks evidence on carbon capture and storage technologies

It is inviting businesses, policymakers, scientists, academics, think tanks and investors to share their views on the potential of two technologies – direct air CCS and bioenergy with CCS

Global energy transition investment ‘hit $500bn mark in 2020’

Solar and wind received the lion’s share of renewable investments globally, according to a new report

US oil giant Chevron invests in carbon capture startup to shrink its carbon footprint

The two companies have also signed a letter of intent to collaborate on potential pilot projects

Six UK projects awarded £8m to create ‘world’s first’ net zero industrial zone by 2040

Projects in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland and South Wales aim to decarbonise operations of industrial clusters

Government announces £12m for planting 500 hectares of trees in the next five months

The new package will finance ten community forests in various regions, including Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol

Repsol to inject €5.5bn in low carbon generation by 2025

The Spanish oil and gas giant is targetting a global portfolio of 7.5GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2025

Scientists discover novel way of using wasted milk to capture CO2 emissions

Surplus milk could be converted into activated carbons that could adsorb the carbon dioxide, according to a new research

UK’s Carbon8 to deploy carbon capture tech at Dutch waste to energy plant

The pilot project will run at AVR’s energy from waste plant at Duiven, 120 kilometres east of Rotterdam

Drax awards Aussie engineers CCS project in North Yorkshire

Once operational, two carbon capture units at Drax Group’s power station are forecast to capture around four million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year each