Net zero: UK will miss carbon target without ‘urgent action’

The Science and Technology Committee has slammed the government for ‘unacceptable’ cutbacks and slow progress and set out 10 steps it should take to ensure the goal is met

New UK low carbon energy data hub secures £4.6m EU funding

The Smart Efficient Energy Centre in Wales will look into using data science to improve the efficiency of low carbon energy systems

Businesses offered £20m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

Projects must be led by a UK business and help deliver significant reductions in carbon emissions

WWF Scotland executive joins Big Six energy firm ScottishPower

Dr Sam Gardner will develop and implement low carbon initiatives as the company’s first Head of Climate Change and Sustainability

US announces $40m in funding for new hydrogen tech

The new financing aims to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage and utilisation

Wyoming wind farm to provide same power with 80% fewer turbines – how?

PacifiCorp is to repower the state’s first commercial wind farm with modernised, more efficient turbines

Audi e-tron becomes first EV to score maximum safety rating

It received the maximum score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after being assessed across six different crash tests

World’s most powerful tidal turbine to be built in Scotland

Orbital Marine Power has awarded the multi-million-pound manufacturing contract for its ‘O2’ tidal stream turbine to TEXO Group, which will build the technology at its quayside facilities in Dundee

Ørsted opens consultation on Hornsea Project Four plans

The offshore wind developer aims to gather feedback and opinions regarding the planned project off the coast of Yorkshire

Government doubles funding for residential EV chargers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said an additional £2.5 million will help pay for the installation of more than 1,000 new charging points on streets around the country