Green light for 21MW solar energy farm in Norfolk

The Burgate solar farm will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of around 6,800 households annually

US offers $42.3m to decarbonise manufacturing sector

According to the Department of Energy, the industrial sector accounted for 23% of all greenhouse gas emissions in 2019

US plugs in $60m to help decarbonise transport sector

Transportation accounts for around 30% of total US energy needs and generates the largest share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions

Her Majesty’s pleasure – Queen exempt from renewable energy changes

The Queen’s lawyers have reportedly persuaded ministers to make the monarch the only person in Scotland to not have to implement certain changes for green energy, despite being one of the largest landowners in the country

US produced the least energy emissions in 2020 ‘than it has in four decades’

Carbon emissions are expected rise by 7% in 2021 as the US emerges from the pandemic and travel and the economy start to grow again

US announces $60m for energy efficient manufacturing

The funding will be used by university-based Industrial Assessment Centres (IACs), which assist manufacturers in reducing their carbon footprint while training the next-generation of energy efficiency workers

Which Premier League team emits the most carbon?

A new report has collated the data of the distances travelled by last season’s teams and calculated the emissions this has produced in the past five years – who comes out on top?

IEA: Electricity demand growth will require more fossil fuel production

It found renewables are not expanding quickly enough to meet the strong rebound in power demand this year, resulting in a ‘sharp rise’ in coal power consumption

Which team produced the most carbon emissions at EURO 2020?

Teams competing had to travel much further than usual for this year’s tournament – how did that impact their carbon footprint?

Canada’s Algoma Steel granted $420m to become ‘greenest’ steel producer

The company’s proposed transition to electric arc furnace has the potential to reduce its carbon emissions by around 70%