UK reaches ‘landmark’ agreement to modernise Energy Charter Treaty

The modernised treaty will ensure investments in new fossil fuel projects do not get legal protection and will instead have ‘a much stronger focus’ on promoting clean and affordable energy

CS Energy awarded three utility-scale solar power projects in New York

Together, they will generate more than 500,000MWh of renewable electricity per year – enough to power more than 70,000 homes in New York

IEA: “Capital spending is insufficient to tackle the energy and climate crises”

Global energy investment is set to increase by 8% this year, the energy forum has estimated

UK to accelerate offshore wind expansion by shortening consenting process

Energy Minister has said the government is looking to reduce construction times by delivering a robust UK supply chain

EU and Egypt boost co-operation on climate, energy and green transition

They will join efforts to implement the Paris Agreement and ensure ambitious outcomes at COP27, which is taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh this November

Nuclear is needed for net zero, says Finnish Minister

He has stated that without nuclear, Europe cannot be carbon-neutral

bp supports $30bn Australian renewables project with 40% stake

The project could become one of the largest renewable hubs in the world

Treasury sprayed with red paint in protest against oil and gas plans

Activists said the action was sparked by the approval of Shell’s Jackdaw North Sea gas field

One of Europe’s largest wind farms opens

The Swedish site will power 300k homes with green electricity

US awards $3.6m for climate solutions supporting under-represented communities

The funding is supporting teams of entrepreneurs, community organisers, non-profits and academic institutions working to achieve ‘energy justice’ in the national transition to clean energy