Ofgem announces £25bn investment programme to transform UK’s energy networks

The proposals aim to enable the delivery of emissions-free green energy across the country and meet national net zero targets, while also maintaining high levels of service and grid reliability

‘Renewable energy can provide 12,000 jobs and £20bn of new investment to the UK’

That’s according to new statistics published by RenewableUK, which show that next year’s auctions for contracts to generate clean power could have a massive positive effect on the economy if the government takes steps to maximise the benefits available

Green gas
Three new biomethane plants on track to send green ‘gas-from-trash’ into Cadent’s network

The firm suggests increasing the use of biomethane sourced from food, farm, human and other wastes is ‘widely recognised as a key stage in Britain’s journey to net zero’

German city installs smart street lights that double as EV charging points

European electric company E.ON has developed the technology, which can also collect data on air quality and manage parking

Britain needs ‘vital infrastructure to resist coming climate shocks’

The government should set clear resilience standards for infrastructure operators and introduce stress tests, according to a new report

UK’s ‘biggest solar park’ faces sunny future

A staggering 880,000 solar panels will be installed in the Kent countryside

Drivers paid to charge their EVs over bank holiday weekend

During the bank holiday weekend drivers saved up to £100 in petrol

Renewable investment
‘Almost two-thirds of Brits value investment in renewable energy ‘

Out of the 2,105 people polled, 62% supported government-backed investments in enhancing infrastructure across the UK

Fiat Crysler Automobiles and ENGIE Eps commence work for V2G pilot project

New infrastructure will interconnect up to 700 EVs and in doing so, be capable of providing ultra-fast grid services to the transmission network operator

ITM Power launches new division to manage energy storage and hydrogen refuelling assets

Called ITM Motive, it will be established as a separate, wholly-owned subsidiary