Regulatory uncertainty hindering investment in energy tech?

A poll found less than half (49%) of large organisations plan to spend more than £1m on energy technology over the next two years

ELF 2018: Large firms focusing more on creating sales than cutting energy costs

Around 38% of the large energy end users find it hard to convince their leadership team to invest in new technologies

US Government invests $24m in nuclear energy projects

The projects aim to achieve lower construction and operation costs and enhance nuclear safety

Welsh Government offers £200m for Swansea Bay tidal project

First Minister Carwyn Jones said the project can only proceed if the UK Government commits to an “appropriate” contract for difference arrangement

UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

It has started formal negotiations with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by Japanese firm Hitachi, for the proposed plant

EU launches proposals to help investors lead way to green economy

It says leveraging funding to reduce the region’s environmental footprint while enhancing the competitiveness of its economy is vital

Waiting for ‘unicorn’ energy tech to be developed ‘could cost UK 61% more’

Researchers from Imperial College London suggest developers are better off committing to existing low carbon tech immediately

Scottish cleantech investment firm launches first venture fund

Greenbackers Investment Capital’s Cleantech Fund will direct money into businesses developing sustainable and innovative technology

BP invests $20m in ultra-fast EV charging battery start-up

StoreDot is said to have developed a battery system that could potentially charge an EV in five minutes

Cambridge Uni’s divestment hunger strikers pack in protest

Three first-year students ended a six-day protest aiming to stop investment in fossil fuels