Where do used chopsticks go?

Footballer Tom Davies speaks about his project that sees chopsticks from Chinese restaurants recycled and turned into new products

Chinese solar capacity to hit record highs in 2022

Up to 90GW of capacity could be installed this year, up from 54GW in 2021

British Steel to be sold to Chinese firm Jingye

The news comes after the steel company, which directly employs around 5,000 people, collapsed into insolvency in May after months of financial pressure

UK regulators complete initial nuclear reactor design scrutiny

It is part of a process that assesses the acceptability of safety, security and environment protection

Solar firms threaten legal action against EU-China deal

European solar manufacturers said they plan on filing a lawsuit against the agreement reached between the EU and China over the trade dispute. Solar panel manufacturer association EU ProSun, which represents around 40 firms, said it would go to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg to challenge the deal. The new proposal sets a […]

China to invest ¥12.8bn on shale gas exploration

Businesses in China are set to invest around ¥12.8 billion (£1.3bn) for shale gas exploration in the country. A total of 16 firms have been awarded exploration rights on 19 shale gas areas to search and develop the “blocks” in the next three years, according to the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources. The news […]

Chinese prefer Europe to US when it comes to green investment

Chinese companies consider Europe a more attractive place for renewable energy investment than North America. New research claims almost 80% of Chinese investors, debt and service providers and government agencies surveyed said they plan to invest or take over firms in Europe in the next 18 months and only 54% plan the same in the […]

First electric minicabs roll-out in London

London is set to have its first fleet of electric minicabs rolled out next year. Chinese car manufacturer BYD will supply GreenTomatoCars with 50 of its all-electric vehicles for trail use in London as part of a new agreement. Known as zero-direct-emission EVs,  they emits no harmful toxic emissions or greenhouse gases directly. Mayor of […]

Siemens pulls out of solar business

Siemens has announced it plans to sell its loss-making solar business after a fall in profits. The German firm said due to “changed regulations, lower growth and strong price pressure in solar markets, the company’s solar energy activities have not been met”. It intends to focus its renewable energy activities on wind and hydropower instead […]

Buy solar cells at an IKEA store

Buying solar panels couldn’t get any easier as you will soon be able to purchase them at your nearest IKEA store. The Swedish firm will be stocking the thin-film solar system along with a homeowner service package, which includes a full site survey, installation, fitting and a guarantee. Hanergy Holding Group Limited, a Chinese firm […]