EU offers €750m for clean energy infrastructure projects

The Commission is seeking proposals for financing, which can include both research projects or construction works

Solar and wind farms
Aquila Capital buys 700MW of Spanish renewable rights

The portfolio of potential projects would allow 400MW of onshore wind and around 300MW of solar to be built

Carbon dioxide
Energy efficiency and electrification ‘could slash costs of 2050 decarbonisation’

A new report suggests these methods would prove 36% more affordable than decarbonising through the use of green gas

US & India deal
US to help build six nuclear power plants in India

The nations have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening bilateral security and civil nuclear co-operation

Coal power
US coal production ‘to fall 7% in 2019’

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects to see the lowest production since 1978

Electricity pylons
Scotland’s energy transition ‘must be inclusive, affordable and flexible’

The Scottish Government’s Electricity and Gas Networks Vision Statement outlines how the country’s energy system must evolve

Yü Energy launches electric vehicle charging service

This new service will help businesses to achieve their EV charging goals whether that be to attract and retain customers, create a new revenue stream, reduce fleet costs or improve their environmental credentials.

Wind power
Statkraft launches 1GW virtual power plant in UK

The Norwegian state-owned energy giant aims to double this capacity by the summer

NIC seeks views on future of infrastructure resilience

The consultation is open until 1st April 2019

US invests $122m in power systems and smart grid tech

More than $7m is being spent on technologies that can help improve system operations and monitor grid security