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.

Europe’s ‘first hyperloop’ makes a breakthrough

Hardt has developed a new method to allow vehicles to change from one lane to another while maintaining high speeds

‘Most meat won’t come from animals’ by 2040

Researchers from consultancy AT Kearney predict by this time, 60% of meat will be either grown in vats or be replaced by plant-based proteins

Future energy systems
Moixa’s virtual power plant marks first step in £40m project

The first step in the smart local energy system initiative will see solar panels, batteries and EVs installed in Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea

Oil & gas
UK offshore oil and gas production up by a fifth over past five years

Oil and Gas UK notes this has been acheived following 14 years of decline