Glasgow aims to become UK’s first net-zero emissions city

ScottishPower is to help the city council achieve the target of net zero emissions ‘well before’ 2045

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‘There is a vital need to change the way we use energy’

Energy UK says the sector must be transformed to deliver better results for customers through the use of next-generation technologies

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency

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PassivSystems works to allow more green gas onto the grid

The firm will work with partners Wales & West Utilities, Cadent and Costain as part of a £2.4 million project

New £41m Energy SuperHub ‘game changer’ for Oxford

The project will consist of giant batteries, electric vehicle charging points as well as ground source heat pumps

Government consults on creation of industrial energy efficiency fund

It is inviting views on the design of the £315 million Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

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Energy efficiency and electrification ‘could slash costs of 2050 decarbonisation’

A new report suggests these methods would prove 36% more affordable than decarbonising through the use of green gas

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Scotland’s energy transition ‘must be inclusive, affordable and flexible’

The Scottish Government’s Electricity and Gas Networks Vision Statement outlines how the country’s energy system must evolve

Coal and biomass pellets
France ‘must close coal plants rather than convert to biomass’

Green groups from across 19 countries have written an open letter to French Environment Minister François de Rugy

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Could low carbon tech pose risks as well as opportunities?

That’s according to new research by the University of Sussex and innovation hub Energy Systems Catapult