SSEN invites Scottish generators to bid on flexible services

SSEN has identified five areas on the west coast that will benefit from smarter grid solutions

IEA extends support to Luxembourg’s energy transition goals

The agency has asked Luxembourg ‘to adopt new measures that boost investment in renewable energy and efficiency’ to stay on track to reduce emissions by 55% till 2030

Public transport, walking and cycling ‘need to become primary forms of travel’

That’s the suggestion from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, who added all motorcycles, buses, cars and trucks, will have to become zero emission

‘UK can’t reach net zero unless it plants a forest twice the size of Birmingham every year’

Climate neutrality by 2050 is unlikely for the UK without also ‘drastically reducing air travel and halving meat consumption’, according to a new report

More than 72% of Gen Z ‘don’t know nuclear power is low carbon energy’

Women are only half as likely as men to favour nuclear power, with 29% supporting it compared with 56% of men, according to a new poll

Northern Powerhouse ‘needs investment and policy support’ to build next-gen nuclear

A delegation of more than 50 senior business, academic and local government stakeholders states this would have a wide range of transformative socio-economic impacts and enable the UK to reach net zero by 2050

Low carbon spending from European businesses ‘must double to reach net zero’

A new report stresses more investment is needed in a more diverse range of markets and technologies, such as carbon capture and storage

Wandsworth Council to shift to 100% clean power

A newly-announced plan commits the council to investing in low carbon technology and procuring sustainable, zero-carbon energy in the future

Scotland ‘must identify how to finance the decarbonisation of transport’

Scotland’s surface transport emissions have increased by 9% since 2012 and are still rising – this makes the sector the country’s largest emitter, making up 37% of total emissions

Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation