Job recovery in US clean energy sector has ‘slowed to a trickle’

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’

SSE increases low carbon ambition with science-based carbon targets

Energy giant commits to series of comprehensive carbon targets, aligned to the 2016 Paris Agreement

‘Electric vehicle ownership must increase by 11,000% for a net zero UK’

Electric vehicle ownership will increase from 44k to five million in the south of England and north of Scotland, according to a report

SSE to spend £4m a day on low carbon projects across UK and Ireland

This figure adds up to around £7 billion of investment in new renewable infrastructure and technologies over the next five years

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

Putting wind in the sails of a green recovery

Wind power is a keystone of the greenprint for a net zero future, according to SSE Business Energy

Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement: Industry responds

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a £3 billion green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – but what do businesses think?

‘Renewable energy can provide 12,000 jobs and £20bn of new investment to the UK’

That’s according to new statistics published by RenewableUK, which show that next year’s auctions for contracts to generate clean power could have a massive positive effect on the economy if the government takes steps to maximise the benefits available

Investing in a green recovery ‘could create 1.6 million new jobs after the coronavirus crisis’

A new report from IPPR suggests delivering a clean and fair recovery, including a drive to insulate homes and fit low carbon heating, is the ‘best way’ to boost the economy

Scottish Goverment injects £5.5m into renewables and low carbon heating projects

Communities which struggle to maintain the security of their energy supply and businesses which seek renewable-fuelled growth will be prioritised for the funding