UK charges ahead with £40m offer for EV infrastructure

Two competitions will support chargers in public spaces and wireless charging

European Commission approves Total’s plans to buy Direct Energie

It judged the proposed merger would not raise competition concerns

Energy storage firm wins €50k award with salt cavern technology

Storelectric will now work with Dutch energy firm NAM to enter the deployment phase

UK businesses offered £4m to design circular future for plastics

Projects can be led by a business or a research and technology organisation but must include an SME

Metal recycling merger could reduce competition, says CMA

The competition watchdog’s investigation found it could also lead a “worse deal” for suppliers and customers

Russian energy giant Gazprom dodges EU fine in competition probe

The European Commission has instead imposed a set of legally binding obligations

EU conditionally clears steel firm merger

ArcelorMittal will be able to go ahead with its acquisition of Ilva

CMA: SSE-npower merger could increase energy prices

The competition watchdog is seeking remedies from the companies to prevent a more in-depth investigation on their proposed tie-up

EU approves Belgian clean schemes

The EU has approved two Belgian certification schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration. It said the initiatives in Flanders were in line with EU State aid rules because they contribute to reaching international energy and climate goals whilst preserving competition in the market. The green certificates scheme means renewable electricity producers can receive one […]

Green fund offers €30k innovation contest

A fund for green growth has launched a competition to find innovative new approaches to improving energy conservation, renewable energy and resource efficiency. The Green Growth Fund’s (GGF) ‘[email protected]’ contest hopes to find businesses, experienced start-ups, charities, research bodies or other relevant organisations with ideas to change current practices and demonstrate strong positive climate impacts. […]