Volkswagen turns car factory into ‘Europe’s largest EV plant’

The facility is expected to manufacture 330,000 EVs every year when it enters full production in 2021

Mercedes-Benz buys 3% stake of Chinese battery cell manufacturer

The luxury car manufacturer will also support a new battery cell plant in Germany, which will be carbon-neutral from the start of its construction

Only 0.19% of Britain’s electricity generated from coal in April, May and June

During the second quarter of the year there was the longest run without coal for the UK since 1882, according to a new report

‘More than half of Britons approve of strong and consistent carbon pricing’

Around 57% of the public would also support a policy to increase taxes on polluting businesses, according to a new report

What does Net Zero really mean for my business?

This is not just about balancing carbon, it’s about transformational change.

Heating scheme to warm 250 UK homes with free low carbon heat pumps

The installations will be offered to homes which already have gas central heating and will be complemented by checks, energy tariffs and usage advice

Government pumps £140m into zero-emissions tech projects

A new zero-emissions water taxi project will benefit from the funding announced by BEIS

Government plugs in £73.5m investment for low carbon vehicles

Companies set to benefit include Ford Technologies, BMW Motorsport, Jaguar Land Rover and the London Electric Vehicle Company, manufacturer of electric taxis

Il vento! Italy gets wind power boost

The energy giant Eni plans to build the projects, which are estimated to avoid around 33,400 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year

BEAMA and RenewableUK join forces to build low carbon energy system

The partnership will focus on attracting investments for the decarbonisation of transmission and distribution networks and the electrification of heat and transport