Onshore wind farm
UK ‘must repower existing wind farms to bridge energy gap’

RenewableUK warns the UK could lose more than 8GW of onshore wind generation if ageing sites are not upgraded with bigger and better turbines

LM Wind Power unveils ‘world’s biggest’ wind turbine blade

The firm claims it is the first time a blade longer than 100 metres has been constructed

Green home
Affordable Warmth green measures unlock £11.3bn of lifetime bill savings

During 2018, the ECO scheme saw 212,700 measures installed, a 5% higher rate than 2017’s rate of deployment

Claire Perry
Claire Perry: Climate protest disruption ‘won’t win hearts and minds’

The Energy and Climate Minister said she thought there were better ways to get the point across than blocking traffic and trains

Microsoft to nearly double its internal carbon price

The technology giant will charge its internal divisions a rate of $15 per metric tonne on all carbon emissions

World’s first electric free-fall lifeboat lands with a splash

Free-fall lifeboats are launched from oil rigs or tanker ships and have to be able to withstand heavy forces on impact with the water

Fastned fast charging station
Fastned opens its first fast-charging station in UK

The EV infrastructure company says the new solar-powered facility has a charging capacity of up to 350kW

The Co-op
The Co-op commits to halving direct emissions by 2025

The announcement comes after it reached a previous carbon goal three years ahead of schedule

Glass furnace
Slovenian glass factory sees a window to a cleaner future

GEN-I has set up a solar plant to produce hydrogen fuel for Steklarna Hrastnik’s glass furnaces

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency