California ‘to double clean energy capacity by 2030’

The US state is targeting a reduction of 46m tonnes of greenhouse gases from its electric sector by 2030

Sainsbury’s says its aerofoil fridges are a really cool way to reach net zero

The supermarket giant notes the innovative equipment delivers emissions savings of around 8,783 tonnes each year

Irish public sector slashes 4.6m tonnes of emissions with efficiency gains

A new report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland reveals that since 2009, the schools and public bodies have also avoided 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

SSE confirms job cuts at Peterhead Power Station

The energy supplier said the power plant, which started operating in 1982, ‘remains a critical part’ of its generation portfolio

New York State announces additional $2bn for efficiency initiatives

The New York State Public Service Commission has also approved an ambitious set of energy efficiency and electric heat pump targets to dramatically reduce energy consumption

National Grid launches €500m green bond

The funds could be used to support the connection infrastructure of wind farms to the grid and boost efficiency to help reduce electricity losses

US invests $25m in advancing natural gas operations

Projects aim to develop methods and technologies to cost-effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure

Greater agricultural innovation ‘is needed to tackle the risks of climate change’

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned farmers must not be left behind when it comes to new technologies and business models

Australian bushfire emissions since August reach 250 million tonnes

This is almost half of the country’s entire annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2018

US efficiency programmes save power at average cost of 2.4¢ per kWh

That’s the conclusion reached in a new study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which observed energy efficiency measures implemented between 2012 and 2017