More green spend could have ‘diminishing returns’, leaked Treasury document warns

The investment needed for the UK to reach net zero is allegedly ‘uncertain’

‘Austria’s largest’ solar PV plant takes off at Vienna Airport

The project is predicted to cover a third of the airport’s electricity consumption

What are the five greenest cities in the world?

In this week’s top 5 series, ELN looks at the cities that have set an example of environmental action

Sustainable development of offshore wind receives $13.5m boost

The Department of Energy is funding four projects that will inform wind siting, permitting and help protect wildlife and fisheries as deployment of offshore wind increases

Biden sets plan for seven major offshore wind farms

The plan is expected to support President Biden’s target for 30GW of offshore wind by 2030

US infrastructure firm launches new renewable energy division

The new Pearce Renewables arm will provide commercial and utility-scale wind, solar power, EV charging and energy storage assets

New partnership to scale clean hydrogen and carbon black tech in South Korea

Monolith has developed a process technology that uses 100% renewable energy to convert natural gas into clean hydrogen and a solid carbon material called carbon black, used in the automotive and industrial sectors

Green hydrogen facility planned for oil terminal in Orkney

Offshore Wind Power Limited is studying the use of offshore wind to produce green hydrogen on an industrial scale on the island of Flotta in Scotland

‘Scotland’s largest’ offshore wind farm gets its first turbine base

The £3 billion project is predicted to generate enough electricity to power 1.6 million homes

IEA: “Countries must triple renewable energy investment by 2030 to fight climate change”

In its flagship report, the IEA estimates nearly $4 trillion needs to be invested by 2030 to get the world on track for 1.5°C