‘US oil production will not recover to pre-Covid-19 levels in 2021’

US monthly output is not likely to exceed 11.7 million barrels per day before 2022, according to a new report

National Grid sleeps staff in ‘pods’ to guarantee power supplies

The firm is building a ‘village’ to house 68 essential workers during the Covid-19 crisis

New York grid workers to live ‘isolated’ at control centres

It says 37 workers have agreed to enter the ‘sequestration programme’ to keep the lights on during the coronavirus crisis

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

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’

US firm NextEra Energy commits $1.5m to support people affected by the coronavirus

The clean energy company, which operates in 45 states, says will support ‘the most vulnerable members of our communities’

US firm NV Energy offers financial relief to customers impacted by the coronavirus

It has also committed to making a $1m donation to nine nonprofit organisations to help further support struggling customers

Elon Musk offers to make ventilators amid coronavirus crisis

The Tesla CEO said the company would step in to help make ventilators if there is a shortage in hospitals