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

Digital energy infrastructure
Electrification and digitisation ‘are the recipe for a more sustainable world’

That’s according to Schneider Electric, which said as the world becomes increasingly electric, digital technologies must be employed to unlock the potential efficiency gains on offer

Energy storage research on full charge with £50m funding

Research will focus on industry-defined goals to improve performance of electric vehicles

Government warms up for major heat pump trial

BEIS is seeking bids for around £16.5m of contracts for the management and delivery of the demonstration project

Businesses offered £20m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

Projects must be led by a UK business and help deliver significant reductions in carbon emissions

Businesses offered £19m to drive supply chain processes for electric switch

Britain will need to switch to electrification across many sectors, from automotive to energy distribution, in order to meet its 2050 net zero goal

eHighway
Overhead electric lines help emissions reductions keep on truckin’

Siemens’ eHighway technology has been put into action on a 6.2-mile stretch of the autobahn in Germany

Carbon dioxide
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

Honda drives towards full electrification in Europe by 2025

It also unveiled the Honda e Prototype for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show today

Energy UK chief: UK should turn up the heat on large-scale electrification trials

Lawrence Slade told ELN decarbonising the heating sector is a ‘cast iron’ opportunity for the UK to set an example to the rest of the world