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Three councils win €1.9m EU grant for energy projects

Funding will be used to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and domestic properties and install electric vehicle infrastructure

EU aims to be ‘climate neutral’ by 2050

The Commission’s strategy aims to create a sense of direction on how the EU can deliver on the Paris climate agreement and reduce emissions

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UK should explore hydrogen heating for homes and industry

The Committee on Climate Change says the government should develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years

MPs launch inquiry into energy efficiency

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee is inviting written submissions until 17th January 2019

‘Majority of global firms to step up efficiency spending’

Johnson Controls says businesses want to reduce their carbon footprint, save money, boost energy security and enhance their reputation

EU Parliament approves energy efficiency, renewable targets

The new rules are expected to help households and businesses reduce their energy bills while cutting carbon emissions

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040

Dyson wins EU battle over energy efficiency labelling

It argued the tests carried out on empty machines did not reflect real-life conditions of use and claimed they favoured rivals’ models

South Africa joins IEA as association country

It opens new opportunities to jointly work towards a more sustainable and secure energy future for Africa and the world

Edinburgh to light up streets with LEDs

The project is expected to help the city save around £54m over 20 years