‘More of UK’s power to come from clean sources than fossil fuels in 2019’

National Grid expects electricity generation from sources such as solar and wind to exceed that from fuels such as gas and coal, for the first time on record

HP aims to power global operations with 100% renewables by 2035

The company says its Sustainable Impact programme has helped drive more than $900m of new revenue – a 35% increase year-on-year

London Mayor announces major EV network expansion for the capital

Sadiq Khan has said the city’s first EV charging hub will be operational by the end of 2019

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall issues €500m green bond

It will support projects including renewable energy, energy efficiency as well as electrification of heat and transport

‘Most meat won’t come from animals’ by 2040

Researchers from consultancy AT Kearney predict by this time, 60% of meat will be either grown in vats or be replaced by plant-based proteins

Hydrogen refuelling station in Norway explodes, injuring two

The station in Sandvika, Bærum, ran by Nel Hydrogen’s joint venture Uno-X blew up at 17:30 yesterday – the cause is currently unknown

Millions more households ‘must switch to low carbon heat before 2030’

The Energy Systems Catapult and the Committee on Climate Change say this is vital if the UK is to go net zero by 2050

UK awards £23m boost for EV battery technologies

The government is offering a share of the funding to businesses ranging from small designers to major car manufacturers

Five low carbon vehicle projects land £33m of new funding

The money will be spread among a total of 32 companies and is expected to help create 2,230 research and manufacturing jobs

IEA: UK must scale up clean energy investment in transport and heat

It welcomed reforms that aim to promote decarbonisation and innovation in clean energy technologies but said there is ‘significant potential’ for improvements outside the UK power sector