Ørsted greenlights 460MW solar and battery storage project

The solar panels are expected to generate enough electricity to power around 100,000 homes in the US

New £7.35m fund to support small satellite launch from Cornwall

Access to space is a vital tool for global efforts to tackle climate change

EV battery gigafactory in Poland granted €250m

The €2.8bn LG Chem facility in Wrocław is expected to have a total production capacity of around 65GWh to 70GWh a year by 2022

New Scottish alliance targets 8GW of offshore wind

The newly established Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council also aims to boost the local content of projects and increase the number of jobs

EU investigates €108m Hungarian state aid for Samsung battery plant

Samsung SDI is investing €1.2bn to expand the production capacity of lithium-ion cells and battery packs for electric vehicles in its existing plant located in Göd

E.ON to cut up to 600 staff from UK roles

The energy supplier has a total workforce of 9,000 staff across the UK

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Europe’s uncertain wind energy growth puts ‘jobs and green goals at stake’

WindEurope warns if national plans are unambitious and permitting issues persist, only 67GW of new wind capacity will be installed by 2023

UK commits £220m for nuclear fusion power plant by 2040

The UK Atomic Energy Authority will work with industry partners and academics and aim to complete the design by 2024

UK energy firm InfraStrata rescues historic Titanic shipyard

The Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast went into administration in August, putting 120 jobs at risk

Plans submitted for plastics to hydrogen facility in Cheshire

The £7m plant is expected to treat up to 35 tonnes of unrecyclable plastics a day and create a local source of hydrogen