Joint venture to install 250MW of solar capacity across US in 2020

A partnership has been formed between two American investor companies to build, own and operate several commercial and industrial solar assets across North America

EV sales ‘could account for a fifth of global light duty vehicle purchases by 2030’

A recent study notes a spike in HEV and LDEV vehicles since last year, hinting at an upward trend for EV sales in the coming decade

‘First of its kind’ wood waste to energy plant opens in British Columbia

The facility will make use of waste from forestry operations, sawmills and wood product manufacturers to create syngas through gasification

Offshore wind: Eversource, Nexans and Ørsted ink US cable deal

The agreement has been signed for offshore wind farms being developed by Ørsted, which includes project off the coast of Rhode Island and Connecticut and New York

New partnership targets industrial-scale carbon capture projects

Svante and Cross River Infrastructure have joined forces to develop projects at ‘half the capital cost’ of existing solutions

ITM Power and Iwatani collaborate on hydrogen energy systems

They have signed an agreement for the deployment of multi MW electrolyser-based hydrogen energy systems in North America

BP invests $5m in carbon offset company

The investment will enable Finite Carbon to launch voluntary carbon offset programmes for businesses for sustainable forest management

Rolls-Royce to sell North American civil nuclear unit to Westinghouse

The deal is subject to regulatory approvals

National Grid buys renewables developer in $100m deal

The acquisition of Geronimo Energy was made through the grid operator’s non-regulated unit, National Grid Ventures

EV firms charge up roaming between European and North American networks

Drivers will be able to access ChargePoint and EVBox’s public charging stations from January 2019