EU approves sale of Johnson Controls’ power business to Brookfield

Its business unit develops batteries for cars

Audi drives forward with giant solar power plans

The project at Győr in Hungary will consist of 35,000 solar panels

Scotland greenlights power link with Norway

The NorthConnect interconnector will have a total capacity of 1.4GW

Los Angeles to replace natural gas with renewable energy

It is abandoning its plan to replace three ageing gas plants – Scattergood, Haynes and Harbor – with newer technology

World Bank grants $7.6m for renewable energy in Nepal

The project aims to address the barriers to private sector participation in the mini grid sector for renewables

Japanese firm invests £10m in UK green energy supplier Tonik

Tonik Energy supplies green power and integrated grid services to around 100,000 households in the UK

Picture of the European Union flag on solar panels and a wind turbine
EU and Spanish bank join forces to combat climate change

They have also signed an agreement to finance the Goya wind energy project

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels

Eleven EU member states have hit 2020 renewable energy goals

The share of energy from renewable sources in the EU reached 17.5% in 2017

Sun shines on giant new £780m solar farm in Japan

It consists of 900,000 panels, which are expected to generate enough power for 80,000 homes