More than a third of Brits ‘paying more for their energy’

Around 9.7m households have not taken steps to change their home energy usage, despite the opportunity to reduce their energy bills and contribute towards cutting carbon emissions

Iberdrola completes ‘largest’ solar power plant in Europe

The Núñez de Balboa plant in Spain consists of 1.4m solar panels, with a total capacity of 500MW

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

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

Climate change: Scientists say last decade was warmest on record

They found the Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest since modern record-keeping began in 1880

EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation

EU unveils €1tn investment plan to meet net zero carbon goal

The projects financed under the European Green Deal will support new, clean energy and circular economy industries and enable the creation of high quality jobs across the region

Wates Group aims for zero carbon operations by 2025

The company has also pledged to reduce and eliminate waste from onsite operations during the same period

Team of experts and business leaders announced for Climate Assembly UK

They will advise the 110 people who will meet for the first time at the end of January to consider how the UK’s 2050 net zero goal can be reached

Vattenfall to install its ‘most powerful turbines’ at 77MW wind farm in Scotland

The Swedish energy company has submitted plans for the project