France’s Total buys 20% stake in Adani Green Energy

Total will also have a seat on the board of directors of the company

RWE to develop four onshore wind farms in France and Poland

Three of the wind farms will be located in France and one in Poland and will have a total installed capacity of 76MW

New €200m investment to support greener bus fleets across France

Local and urban mobility authorities looking to electrify their bus fleets will be offered the financing

Fossil fuel divestment could be shifting finance into ‘pollution havens’

The University of Edinburgh Business School warns that some domestic banks in countries with strict environmental policies are simply shifting their fossil fuel spending abroad

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings

Jaguar Land Rover invests in blockchain tech firm

The luxury car manufacturer intends to use blockchain to trace sustainable supply chain

Accenture invests in power and grid tech firm Reactive Technologies

The technology company will co-innovate with Accenture and its clients, working with experts to bring solutions to market ‘more quickly and more effectively’

US announces $128m for research into sustainable transport

The funding will support bioenergy as well as hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers

‘Up to £416bn of net zero investment needed by 2050 if UK is to remain a global energy leader’

That’s the forecast from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, which suggest new investment in clean North Sea technologies could boost the UK economy by as much as £125 billion each year