ExxonMobil inks 20-year LNG deal with Chinese firm

The government-backed Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group will receive one million metric tons of LNG every year

New £2m UK-China offshore wind research centre open

It will support market entry for UK businesses in China and provide commercial support for Chinese offshore wind developers

Could US overtake Saudi Arabia as world’s top oil exporter?

The country saw a ‘spectacular growth’ of 2.2m barrels per day last year

Half of small businesses expect electric fleets within a decade

In the UK, almost one in four agree while around 19% said they don’t expect their fleets to ever become fully electric

Shell warns of potential LNG supply shortage in mid-2020s

The energy giant says more investment is needed in LNG production projects

Europe largest region for renewables M&A last year

The region also contributed the most to global power and utilities deals last year

BP invests in Chinese EV charging platform

PowerShare provides an online platform that connects EV drivers, charge point operators and power suppliers

Stationary battery storage market ‘to charge past $35bn by 2030’

The market is currently worth more than $4bn

Forget cashmere – this season, the hot new material is coal

The fossil fuel is increasingly being used as a raw material for making polyester fibres and resins

Stack of batteries to store electricity
China starts solid-state battery production

Chinese start-up Qing Tao Energy Development claims its factory has entered operations