Dr Tony West

Meet the energy expert, Dr. Tony West

Scotland awards £1.84m for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning

The Decommissioning Challenge Fund supports infrastructure upgrades and innovation in retrieval and transportation methods at ports and harbours, as well as supply chain projects

Got an idea to tackle air pollution in the UK?

Proposals are being sought to address issues related to changing emissions and exposure patterns and health impacts on groups of people most at risk

Got an innovative idea to sort radioactive nuclear waste?

Potential technologies include robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems

UK launches £15m fund for space innovation to tackle climate change

Around £10m of funding will initially support projects focusing on either earth observation technologies or communications projects

Apple aims to become 100% carbon-neutral by 2030

That means every Apple device sold by 2030 will have a net zero climate impact worldwide

Cabinet appoints new BEIS Permanent Secretary

Sarah Munby has been Director General for Business Sectors at BEIS since July 2019 when she joined the department

US invests $100m in energy frontier research centres

They are expected to help accelerate scientific discovery and understanding in energy-relevant fields

ADB and IEA renew energy sector sustainability collaboration

The organisations intend to scale up efforts to advance progress on sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

Consortium plans Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel

The ‘Power-to-Liquid’ facility in Norway could help cut carbon dioxide emissions by 250,000 tonnes annually