Renewables ‘secure 44% share of UK energy mix’ in second quarter of 2020

This is the second-highest share ever recorded in the published data, according to a BEIS report

EDF Renewables unveils 350MW solar farm plans to support UK’s net zero goal

The project, which is forecast to provide electricity for up to 67,000 homes, will be located in Essex

Boris Johnson: ‘Climate action cannot be another victim of coronavirus’

Speaking to UN Climate Action Roundtable this afternoon, Prime Minister is expected to urge leaders ‘look how we will rebuild’

New sustainability reporting research reveals uplift in corporate Net Zero ambitions but a lack of clear strategy

EcoAct, the international climate and sustainability consultancy, has this week released its 10th Anniversary edition of the Sustainability Reporting Performance of the FTSE 100.

Webinar: EVs and green energy are here to stay: new solutions for a net zero world

In case you missed this live webinar, you can catch up here

Government proposes tax on gas suppliers to fund green gas production plants

It expects the effect on consumer bills to be ‘relatively minor’, estimated to peak at around £6.90 on an annual gas bill

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land

New funding means solar-powered trains could soon be coming to a station near you…

Riding Sunbeams has landed its first commercial funding to power trains in South East England and the Valleys in South Wales with solar energy

Green distilleries competition opens for spirited applicants

The initiative aims to support the decarbonisation of the spirits industry through the development of low carbon fuel-switching or fuel-switch-enabling technologies

Scottish Government launches Green Investment Portfolio

A total of 10 projects with £1.16bn of investment potential – ranging from hydrogen development and plastic recycling – are included in the first release of the portfolio