Biden to set moratorium on new oil and gas leases

The new executive order will end new oil and natural gas leases on public lands or offshore waters

Lightsource bp completes $380m financing for two Texas solar projects

That includes the 163MW Elm Branch and 153MW Briar Creek solar projects that are expected to offset greenhouse gas emissions by a total of 370,000 metric tons annually

New programme to help retain New York’s renewable energy resources

Proposals are being sought from existing privately-owned hydropower and onshore wind generators that entered commercial operation before 1st January 2015

Lightsource bp ready for Spanish solar boom with acquisition of 1GW portfolio

The investment is considered to be the company’s largest European acquisition to date

Has 2020 skewed perspectives on energy prices?

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Businesses in Yorkshire offered £600k for anaerobic digestion innovation

Projects can include desk-based studies, consultancy, laboratory tests, scale-up or demonstration activities

Ireland consults on new support scheme for microgeneration technologies

Consumers would be able to generate their own renewable electricity – for example from solar panels on their roofs – and receive a ‘fair price’ when they sell the excess to the grid

Aberdeen University launches ‘UK’s first’ masters in energy transition

The course aims to educate engineers in sustainable energy systems

Spanish utility Naturgy to invest $1.8bn to enter the US renewable energy market

The company aims to reach an operational solar capacity of 1.6GW by 2025

France’s Total buys 20% stake in Adani Green Energy

Total will also have a seat on the board of directors of the company