Volkswagen CEO: ‘30,000 jobs could be lost with a slow transition to EVs’

Herbert Diess has reportedly told the company a delay in shifting to EVs could cost jobs in light of acceleration in production from rivals such as Tesla

Rock Tech Lithium plans €470m plant in drive for EV batteries

The lithium hydroxide converter is estimated to have a production capacity of 24,000 metric tons per year

E.ON ‘stops offering natural gas contracts’

The company wrote on its website “we are currently unable to offer you natural gas products”

Drax’s Selby plant ‘is the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter’

New research finds that the power station is the third-largest CO2 emitter when compared with Europe’s coal fleet

European Energy acquires 85.8MW of renewable assets from Vattenfall

They include eight wind and solar farms located in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, with European Energy also taking over the day-to-day operations of the projects

Wind turbine manufacturing giant shuts down three factories

A total of 650 workers are expected to be affected by these closures

Are humans to blame for last month’s devastating floods?

A new scientific report analyses how much human-induced climate change impacted the extreme flooding witnessed across Western Europe in July 2021

RWE starts work on 117MWh battery storage facility in Germany

The system will be virtually coupled with the energy company’s run-of-river power stations, which will boost the capacity of the batteries by an additional 15%

Climate change has altered the size of human bodies, researchers suggest

They found colder and harsher climates drove the evolution of larger body sizes while warmer climates led to smaller bodies

Energy link to heal Anglo German relations after EURO clash?

Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel shared their support for an electricity interconnector between the nations