Fossil gas blamed for nearly 80% of the UK electricity price increase

Electricity prices have soared by almost £120/MWh, new report suggests

EU countries slash plans for fossil-fired electricity by a third

The EU is on course for 63% of electricity from renewables in 2030, according to a new report

Aussies emit four times more CO2 from coal power than the average person globally

Australia has the highest level of emissions from coal per person than any other developed country in 2021, according to a new report

Global solar and wind on track to meet climate targets

Wind and solar surpassed 10% of global electricity for the first time ever, according to a new report

Drax biomass power station ‘received £2m a day in public subsidies’

Drax earned £893 million in government subsidies for burning forest biomass last year, according to a report

Drax’s Selby plant ‘is the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter’

New research finds that the power station is the third-largest CO2 emitter when compared with Europe’s coal fleet

China generated more than half of the world’s coal-fired electricity

China was the only G20 country that saw a large increase in coal generation last year, a new report finds

India’s coal power shrinks for second year in a row

A new study shows coal fell by 5% in 2020, caused by a drop in electricity demand and a rise in solar generation

Renewables generated more electricity than fossils fuels in 2020

Renewable power provided 42% of Britain’s power, with coal now just 2% of the mix

Renewables ‘overtook fossil fuels as the EU main electricity source for first time in 2020’

Wind and solar generated a fifth of Europe’s electricity last year, a new report finds