Vattenfall battery and wind installation goes into operation

The renewable energy firm says the site is the largest of its kind in the UK

European trade unions on the march for climate muscle

The guide offers advice and examples on how they can boost their influence climate strategy

Public Accounts Committee: RHI scheme ‘has failed to meet its objectives’

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) says the scheme has not come close to meeting its “wildly over-optimistic” take-up forecasts

Nissan’s solar and battery storage system hits UK market

The automotive and technology firm says the offering could save customers up to 66% on their energy bills

UK’s 2017 low carbon contracts ‘will add £100m a year to consumer bills’

The government awarded 11 Contracts for Difference worth up to £176 million annually in last year’s auction

National Grid launches 48-hour green energy regional forecast

It predicts over the next 24 hours, North East England and South Scotland will be providing the greenest electricity in the UK

Tesla battery down under slashes cost of grid service by 90%

It means large gas generators and steam turbines don’t need to be turned on to compensate for outages

Wales officially opens low carbon hub to drive innovation

It has been built to the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) standards

Shell awards £180k to two low carbon British entrepreneurs

The energy giant says the firms’ technologies could play an important part in transitioning to a low carbon energy system

UK ‘does not need and must not build new gas plants’

Environmental group WWF and thinktank Sandbag say renewables will be able to fill the gap left by the coal phase-out