‘Millions of Brits still going out to top-up on electricity despite lockdown’

Bill Bullen, CEO of Utilita Energy, spoke to ELN about this issue

UK councils warn of ‘wave of waste’ due to Covid-19 lockdown

District’s Council’s Network has called on residents to work with their local council to manage ‘a perfect storm’ of growing levels of waste

E.ON issues €750m green bond

The funds raised will support sustainable infrastructure and energy efficient projects

Swedish firm signs €6.9m fuel cell contract with European shipyard

Marine fuel cells could be the route to halving shipping emissions by 2050

Minesto secures permits for Faroe Islands’ tidal installations

The consents cover two DG100 tidal kite systems which will be installed off the coast of the Faroe Islands

Prodesa to build two wood pellet plants in Belarus

The plants are expected to be completed in early 2021 and deliver up to 20 tonnes per hour of industrial wood pellets

New recyclable board game rolls the dice for fatbergs

Pipes and Ladders aims to teach users about fatbergs and plastic pollution through a sustainable version of the classic game

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference delayed until 2021 due to coronavirus

The event, originally scheduled for November, was heralded as being the ‘most important meeting of minds since the Paris Agreement was signed’

Fire services stress public ‘must not burn waste’ during coronavirus outbreak

Wirral Council and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service says smoke from domestic bonfires can cause breathing difficulties to become ‘critically worse’

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls for a freeze on carbon tax during Covid-19 crisis

It said: ‘With many Canadian businesses shuttered and millions of people losing income, the last thing Canadians need right now is higher taxes’