Indian Finance Ministry announces structural reforms across the energy sector in light of Covid-19

The reforms form part of the £217.7bn Covid economic package, set out under the Self-Reliant India Movement

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‘Increasingly severe weather caused by climate change threatens grid operations’

That’s according to new research from Accenture, which is based on a survey of more than 200 electric utility executives from 28 countries

Dorchester to receive £2.5m electricity infrastructure upgrade

The seven-month-long programme of works will transform the existing primary substation over a period of seven months

ESB and Harmony Solar partner to power 10% of Irish homes with renewable energy

The collaboration aims to deliver 1,000MW of solar projects through a €30m investment

‘US renewable power generation surpasses coal generation for 40 days’

In 2019, renewable generation in the US exceeded that of coal for 38 days, according to a new report

Dip in oil prices sees fixed household bills drop below £800 a year for first time since 2018

Low wholesale energy prices mean six suppliers are now offering a total of nine new fixed deal energy tariffs for less than this price

Tesla announces application for licence to generate electricity

It has not yet been made clear why the company has applied for the licence, which was made to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

Weekday Irish electricity demand drops 20%

Electricity demand levels are also 254MW lower across the day over the same period last year

‘Americans eat only 59% of the food they buy’

The average American consumer spends approximately $1,300 per year on food that ends up being wasted, according to a new study

One million homes in New York to be powered by new natural gas plant

The Cricket Valley Energy Centre uses advanced technology to ensure it reduces carbon dioxide emissions