Los Angeles
Los Angeles’ cars to go 100% electric by 2050

The Mayor of Los Angeles has unveiled a new sustainability strategy to outline the city’s journey to a greener future

Dorset countryside
Contract worth €35m awarded to keep Dorset scenery cable-free

Nexans has been granted the work by Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, the main contractor for the Dorset visual impact provision project

Baby
Congratulations on your new baby… but don’t forget about the energy bill

A new study suggests a baby being born means a household’s energy bills are likely to rise by a third

Octopus Energy to supply clean power for Lime’s electric bicycles

The companies say they hope the partnership will help to provide environmentally-friendly transport options for London

New York
State of New York announces third annual renewable solicitation

It expects the project round to support approximately 1.5 million MWh of renewable electricity each year

Coal power
UK breaks coal-free record over Easter Weekend

The country went more than 90 continuous hours without needing to burn coal for electricity

Wind turbines
Number of ROCs issued in 2017/18 up 16.7% on previous year

That’s according to the latest statistical release from BEIS, which shows this equated to a 15% rise in generation

Battery storage
Will the world’s biggest solar-powered battery land in Florida?

Florida Power & Light Company plans to build 409MW of new battery capacity next to an existing solar farm in the region

Renewable deal
EnBW submits binding offer to buy wind and solar firm

The German supplier aims to acquire 100% of the shares in France’s Valeco Group

Emissions
UK carbon emissions ‘at lowest level since 1890s’

In 2018, total UK greenhouse gas emissions totalled 364.1 million tonnes, 2.5% lower than in the previous year