Scheme helps people grow cucumber-like fruits to replace plastic washing sponges

The initiative aims to encourage people to do their bit to reduce plastic waste

Cranfield University builds hydrogen plant in pursuit of technology that reduces emissions

The project will test a novel technology that could support large volumes of hydrogen production at a lower cost

ENGIE to build low carbon homes and school at former coal-fired power station site

The disused Rugeley Power Station site will become home to nearly 2,300 new low carbon homes

Electricity North West unveils £2bn investment plan

It is seeking feedback on plans to increase its investment by 44% between 2023 and 2028 as it aims to reduce the number and duration of power cuts by 20%

Office for Nuclear Regulation greenlights restart of EDF’s reactors

The two reactors at Hunterston B on Scotland’s west coast were taken offline in 2018 after cracks were found in the cores of both of them

UK tops European wind energy investment ranking in 2020 with €13bn

Europe injected an estimated €43 billion into new wind farms in 2020, a new report estimates

Tackling the UK’s ‘polluter elite’ is key to net zero

The wealthiest citizens must make the most dramatic changes to their behaviours to keep the 1.5°C target in sight, according to a new report

Drax completes acquisition of Canadian biomass pellet producer

The acquisition is forecast to help the company’s annual operational capacity reach 4.9 million tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets from 2022

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

Bathers dive in solar powered London Fields Lido swimming pool

The solar scheme is set to cover the facility’s needs and any surplus energy will be sent back to the grid