EU Bank injects €1bn into innovative low carbon technologies

The funding will support breakthrough technologies in the fields of renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage and carbon capture

2019 saw the sharpest increase in global solar energy output ever recorded

A new study shows the energy generated by solar infrastructure increased by 115GW from 2018 to 2019, with more new capacity installed than in any previous year

Investing in a green recovery ‘could create 1.6 million new jobs after the coronavirus crisis’

A new report from IPPR suggests delivering a clean and fair recovery, including a drive to insulate homes and fit low carbon heating, is the ‘best way’ to boost the economy

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Heating scheme to warm 250 UK homes with free low carbon heat pumps

The installations will be offered to homes which already have gas central heating and will be complemented by checks, energy tariffs and usage advice

End gas boilers within 15 years says Committee on Climate Change

CCC suggests range of measures but warns UK is currently poorly prepared for climate change

SSE pledges to spend almost £4m every day on low carbon projects in the UK and Ireland

The £7bn plan includes a £580m onshore wind farm and a £3bn offshore site, which claims to be the largest in Scotland

Total to buy 51% stake in Seagreen offshore wind farm

The deal involves an upfront payment of £70 million and earn-outs up to £60 million subject to performance conditions

‘Net zero progress is not just a number – it will make a qualitative change’

That’s the suggestion from Alastair Martin, Founder and CSO of Flexitricity who spoke to ELN about the continued growth of renewables and how the net zero target can change the way people behave

New app ‘makes planning for EVs easier’

App will help survey business premises ahead of installing EV charging points

Biomass takes record 14% share of UK power mix

The previous record of UK biomass generation was set earlier this year, according to a new report