EU bank invests €50m to roll out EV charging stations in Spain

More than 470 fast and ultra-fast charging stations will be deployed along Spanish motorways

Scottish communities granted £3.2m for climate action projects

The Community Climate Asset Fund is supporting 279 projects, which includes the delivery of electric bikes, food growing equipment to reduce carbon emission and glazing to boost energy efficiency

Boris Johnson targets 68% emissions cut: Industry responds

The Prime Minister vowed to cut emissions by 68% by 2030 based on 1990 levels – but what does the industry think?

HD video streaming on phone ‘creates eight times more emissions than SD’

Keeping the audio and turning off the video content on YouTube could save between 1% and 5% of the service’s total emissions, according to a new report

Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers

Northern Powergrid launches fresh call for flexible service providers

The distribution network operator is seeking expressions of interests from generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot of energy as well as aggregators, among others

EU approves German scheme to compensate hard coal plants for early closure

The energy regulator will publish seven tenders for the closure of hard coal and small lignite-fired power plants that will take place annually until 2026

Rishi Sunak unveils wealth of net zero funding in Spending Review

The new spending plan laid out by the UK government prioritises the decarbonisation of transport, the net zero research and the revival of nature

Edinburgh sweeps ahead with launch of new electric vehicle

The council – which is said to be the first local authority to roll out the electric sweeper – is estimated to save £18,000 a year in fuel compared to its diesel counterparts

EU approves €150m Romanian scheme to support district heating systems

Romania will provide funding for district heating installations and distribution networks based exclusively on renewable energy sources