ScottishPower’s renewable earnings soar 29% in first quarter

The company’s latest financial reports suggest this was due to favourable wind conditions and increased capacity

IFC provides $200m for Brazilian port’s power plant

The funding will help develop, build and operate a thermal power plant in the Port of Sergipe

UK’s ‘first blockchain energy trade’ takes place

Developers say it enables residents to benefit from local renewable energy sources and bring down their energy bills

More than 400 ConocoPhillips jobs to be lost by 2020

The energy giant currently has a total of 1,300 onshore and offshore staff and contractors in the country

EDF signs deal with digital platform provider

It aims to improve client experience and engagement by enabling energy brokers to quote, validate and submit contracts more effectively

Co-op energy makes offer to acquire UK supplier

The largest independent co-operative in the UK, hopes to absorb Flow Energy Limited

‘Brokers’ pricing models will be impacted by disruptive technologies’

Lisa Gingell, Director of 3-eight Communications, said consultants’ existing ways of doing business will be affected

Green Finance Taskforce: ‘Green policy overhaul needed to spur investment’

It says more funding is needed to develop environmental technology, infrastructure and services

MPs: UK financial regulators must report on climate risks

The Environmental Audit Committee wants The Pensions Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Financial Reporting Council to have to produce reports considering the possible implications of climate change

‘Global organisations must pledge green bond support’

A new campaign from the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) calls for governments, businesses and councils across the world to step up green finance