Octopus Energy says Hola to Spanish energy market!

The company has acquired green energy startup Umeme and has committed to investing up to £60 million in its Spanish expansion

US installed 26GW of new clean power in 2020

US wind, utility solar and battery storage power capacity has now topped 170GW, according to a new report

‘Net zero by 2050? Not even close, with current energy infrastructure delivery’

Solar projects covering an area equivalent of 260 Tokyo Olympic stadiums would need to be built in the US every week from now until 2050 to help the country reach net zero, according to a new report

Energy transition may come from space!

IRENA and the European Space Agency will work together to develop a roadmap on the use of space data for the greening of the energy sector

Meat products should be taxed, Beyond Meat boss suggests

Ethan Brown believes the tax will help people cut down on their meat consumption and boost research on plant-based proteins

Her Majesty’s pleasure – Queen exempt from renewable energy changes

The Queen’s lawyers have reportedly persuaded ministers to make the monarch the only person in Scotland to not have to implement certain changes for green energy, despite being one of the largest landowners in the country

First of 20 hydrogen double decker buses delivered to Birmingham

It is part of Birmingham City Council’s Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot, which aims to tackle the city’s poor air quality and support its net zero carbon target

Sustainable aviation fuel tech gets £15m funding

This funding is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan and could see up to a 70% reduction in emissions compared with fossil fuels

One million trees to be planted across UK with £80m government boost

The government is looking to accelerate a nature recovery across the country that will support 2,500 jobs and contribute to its target of trebling tree planting

Boris Johnson reportedly considers pushing gas boiler ban back to 2040

The move would delay the government’s plans to ban all new homes from installing gas and oil boilers from 2025