Clean energy and transport projects win share of €4bn EU fund

Grants are being provided for electric buses and trams, wind farms and energy efficiency projects

Is trust a marker of future financial performance?

Ross Jackson, Associate Partner at EY, says the answer is yes and told ELN all about a new tool able to measure it

Business deal
The Monarch Partnership buys EIC and T-Mac Technologies

The transaction will create a major utility consultancy, which will employ 250 people and boast combined revenues of £20 million

Solar panel
AMP Clean Energy and Eden Sustainable launch subsidy-free solar partnership

The organisations already have a 30MW pipeline in place, representing around a £10 million investment

Taxes
Are council-owned energy firms burning a hole in the taxpayer’s pocket?

A new investigation by The Times suggests many council-owned suppliers regularly lose taxpayer money

Innovation
Shell announces winners of low carbon innovation challenge

Three start-ups have each received an award of £40,000 to help grow their business

Coal power
US coal production ‘to fall 7% in 2019’

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects to see the lowest production since 1978

Africa
African energy gets £30 million UK aid boost

The finance aims to give people and companies across Africa improved access to affordable, clean electricity

Finance
Billionaire-financed firm invests $12.5m in geothermal tech

Breakthrough Energy Ventures is financed by investors such as Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates

Coal power
More than 100 finance groups now restrict coal funding

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis says organisations are increasingly divesting to protect their assets and work towards decarbonisation