Innovative light tech lands £600k of new funding

Deciwatt aims to help improve energy access around the world using its NowLight, which allows its user to generate electricity by pulling on a cord

Domestic efficiency measures ‘pay for themselves 12 years faster than renewables’

New research highlights how the average renewable installation, such as rooftop solar panels or mini wind turbines, takes 21 years and three months before it starts to make a saving

UKRI and Met Office appoint three Clean Air Champions

They hope to bring together research regarding air quality and help develop practical solutions to improve air quality

UK’s first hydrogen train gets green light for mainline tests

Its developers say real-world testing is a significant step towards helping to decarbonise the nation’s railways

March saw nations across Europe smash wind-generation records

Through the month, OECD nations in Europe produced 306.1TWh of electricity, with a significant 42.9% of this figure coming from clean sources

Autonomous self-powered boats ‘could create IoT of the ocean’

Angus Adventures says its solar and wind power vessels can monitor for oil spills, track animals and detect illegal fishermen

Renewable jobs around the world topped 11 million in 2018

This compares with 10.3 million in 2017, the increase driven by renewable energy industries increasingly spreading around the globe.

‘International action needed to scale up role of hydrogen’

The International Energy Agency suggests the right policies and support could make the clean gas a key part of a clean and secure energy future

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030

US renewable capacity surpasses coal power for first time

A new report shows there was more biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind capacity installed on the US grid in April than plants set up to burn the fossil fuel