EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation

Vattenfall to install its ‘most powerful turbines’ at 77MW wind farm in Scotland

The Swedish energy company has submitted plans for the project

Ireland proposes to ban sale of new fossil fuels cars from 2030

The government also intends to stop granting National Car Tests for petrol and diesel vehicles from 2045

‘UK can reach net zero with technologies already widely available’

The Centre for Alternative Technology has published a new report in which it claims the country will not need carbon capture and storage to decarbonise

Enel commits to installing 14GW of renewables by 2022

The Italian firm already claims the world’s largest renewables fleet, with 46GW under management

Kwasi Kwarteng: Labour’s green promises ‘aren’t credible’

The Energy Minister was the headline speaker for this year’s Energy Live Expo at the QEII Centre in Westminster

Labour Party ‘has dropped plans to go net zero by 2030’

It has announced it will instead work towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

US announces $43m for carbon capture and storage technology

The programme seeks to develop technologies that address difficulties in decarbonisation of electricity systems, focusing specifically on complications in CCS design, operations and commercialisation potential

European Investment Bank to end funding for fossil fuel projects

Future financing will aim to accelerate clean energy innovation, energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies

Businesses offered up to £141m to develop net zero industrial clusters

Two competitions are now open for applications until 4th December 2019