Jacobs selected to help build new type of nuclear reactor

Moltex Energy’s Stable Salt Reactor is designed to burn processed spent fuel pellets which would otherwise have to be stored as radioactive waste

Ofgem announces £25bn investment programme to transform UK’s energy networks

The proposals aim to enable the delivery of emissions-free green energy across the country and meet national net zero targets, while also maintaining high levels of service and grid reliability

IEA: ‘Rapid and widespread changes needed across all parts of energy system’

The International Energy Agency says this is vital to ensure a secure and sustainable future for the global population

Southeast Asian energy demand ‘to grow at twice the global average until 2040’

The International Energy Agency says forecast demand growth of 60% could cause a number of challenges for the rapidly-advancing region

Global carbon dioxide emissions ‘could realistically be halved by 2040’

That’s the verdict from Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric. speaking at the company’s Innovation Summit in Barcelona today

Fusion ‘means gas will no longer be needed by the 2030s’

That’s the forecast made by Nicholas Hawker, Co-Founder and CEO of First Light Fusion, who spoke to ELN last week

Could car parks be the electric mobility centres of the future?

German energy firm innogy and car park operator APCOA think so – they have signed a declaration of intent to jointly develop relevant solutions

Engineering sector calls on government to develop clean energy technologies

It claims this, along with a range of other measures, is essential to helping secure the UK’s future economy and society

EVs ‘will play a vital role in driving UK towards clean energy future’

National Grid ESO suggests the 35 million battery-powered cars expected to be on the country’s roads by 2050 will be instrumental in providing flexibility and supporting renewables

Workplaces across the UK ‘can be the power plants of the future’

Centrica Business Solutions says 81% of those firms already generating their own on-site power aim to step up the amount they generate over the next five years.