Spain targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050

It also plans to ban the sale of new petrol or diesel cars by 2040

First shale gas produced at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site

The company described the news as ‘significant and indicative of the potential of the shale’

Cuadrilla halts fracking in Lancashire again after earthquake

Operations have been paused for 18 hours, during which seismicity levels will continue to be measured

Cuadrilla resumes fracking after minor tremor halted operations

It came just over a week after the company started the process at its site in Lancashire

Two-thirds of Scots in rural areas back onshore wind

Both solar power as well as wave and tidal also received backing from 83% of people

Two anti-fracking protesters arrested at Lancashire site

Activists have been protesting since 4.30am this morning to stop the controversial work at Preston New Road

Cuadrilla to start UK fracking after final legal bid fails

The High Court in London dismissed a last-minute request for an interim injunction by an environmental campaigner

Green campaigners erect mock fracking rig in London protest

Frack Off London oppose a consultation that could bypass local authorities in permitting exploratory drilling

UK appoints Natascha Engel as independent Shale Gas Commissioner

The former MP will be a direct communication link between the shale gas industry, local communities and regulators

Cuadrilla says Lancashire fracking to start next week

It expects natural gas flow results in the first quarter of 2019