Swansea Council’s pension fund to invest £30m in green energy companies

The fund will invest in a range of solar and wind power infrastructure projects that aim to deliver long-term benefits for the fund and climate change

‘First of its kind’ wood waste to energy plant opens in British Columbia

The facility will make use of waste from forestry operations, sawmills and wood product manufacturers to create syngas through gasification

Buildings in South Tyneside to be warmed by heat from River Tyne

The project is expected to save around half a million pounds a year

Pure Planet cuts energy prices to level 20% ‘cheaper than Big Six’

Customers will now be able to save up to £50 on dual fuel bills annually

Bulb signs pledge to support UK businesses through Covid-19 crisis

It claims to be the ‘first’ renewable energy supplier to join the group, which is working to support vulnerable communities

Capstone Turbine to launch innovative animal waste biogas project in Japan

The 800kW biogas-powered facility will use a digester to process the organic biomass coming from the city of Handa

Philippines takes first offshore wind steps with new project

The country will soon deploy two offshore wind energy projects with a combined potential output of more than 1.2GW

Ireland’s EV sales ‘lagging behind 2030 target’, despite 53% yearly hike

Cornwall Insight suggests ‘Ireland may need to go further and put in more ambitious measures’

Increase in virtual events ‘sees 99% reduction in emissions’

A new report notes online events eliminate the need to travel, book a hotel and organise catering services and offer a range of ‘practical and ecological benefits’

New York Governor unveils 21 renewable energy projects

The newly-announced green projects are expected to generate a total clean capacity of 1,278MW