Worcester fighting green invaders!

Residents say the heatwave has meant Japanese knotweed has gone “rampant” in their gardens

bp building large-scale hydrogen plant in Teesside

It aims for the facility to produce 500MW of electricity from hydrogen production by the end of the decade

Planted building facades could slash energy bills, new study finds

‘Living walls’ can slash the amount of heat lost by more than 30%, according to new research

‘Super plant’ eats excessive polluted air

Cotoneaster franchetii is at least 20% more effective at soaking up pollution, the Royal Horticultural Society says

Hunterston B nuclear power plant’s shut down date brought forward to early 2022

EDF had planned to keep generating electricity from the 44-year-old facility until 2023 but says it will now move into the defuelling phase no later than 7th January 2022

McDonald’s unveils its own plant-based burger

The meat-free ‘Plant, Lettuce, Tomato’ is now being trialled at 29 restaurants across Ontario, Canada

UK’s ‘largest independent battery factory’ charges onto the scene

Hyperdrive Innovation will make up to 30,000 battery packs for electric vehicles and energy storage systems at the factory each year

Workplaces across the UK ‘can be the power plants of the future’

Centrica Business Solutions says 81% of those firms already generating their own on-site power aim to step up the amount they generate over the next five years.

‘Avian incident’ knocks 84% of US solar farm off the grid

Only 40MW of Clearway Energy’s 250MW California Valley Solar Ranch remained operational after a bird caused a fire

Meat consumption ‘must be balanced with alternative proteins’

Researchers suggest this change in diet would lead to significant environmental benefits