2019 saw the sharpest increase in global solar energy output ever recorded

A new study shows the energy generated by solar infrastructure increased by 115GW from 2018 to 2019, with more new capacity installed than in any previous year

Government launches £40m Clean Growth Fund to ‘supercharge’ sustainable start-ups

The fund will be accessible to UK-based companies developing green solutions across the power, transport, waste, and building energy efficiency sectors

Northern Gas and Power has placed second for fastest profit growth in Sunday Times’ Profit Track 2020

Northern Gas and Power has placed second in the prestigious Sunday Times’ Profit Track 2020 league table, which records the fastest UK-business profit growth for private companies.

Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change

Gas growth over next five years to be driven by demand from Asia

Demand is expected to rise by more than a tenth by 2024, rising to a height of 4.3 trillion cubic metres

Renewable energy
Renewable capacity stalled last year for first time since 2001

The International Energy Association warns more capacity needs to be added each year if international climate goals are to be met

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UK’s adoption of EVs ‘at critical tipping point’

PwC stresses the necessary infrastructure must be built to allow EV growth to continue

UK companies ‘must seize offshore wind opportunities’

A new report suggests the UK’s offshore wind products and services to be worth £4.9 billion a year by 2030

UN: ‘Climate change could cause severe economic downturn’

The organisation says a rising global average temperature could translate into a slower growth of per capita output in hot countries