Global energy sector sees record emissions

Global carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector reached an unprecedented high in 2022, according to the International Energy Agency

COP26 chief slams UK’s green U-turn

Alok Sharma, former COP26 chair, has warned that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s recent changes in green policy necessitate finding alternative emission reduction strategies

Egyptian solar and wind to boost Britain’s energy supply

Britain plans to import electricity generated by solar and wind farms in Egypt through subsea cables connecting the country with Europe

UK approves massive offshore wind farm in North Wales

The government has granted a development consent order for the Awel y Môr offshore wind farm project, which is predicted to power half a million homes

SSE Renewables goes global with French wind farm

SSE Renewables has commenced construction on the Chaintrix onshore wind farm in northeast France, marking its first project outside the UK and Ireland

“We’re going to change”: Rishi Sunak waters down car and boiler targets

The Prime Minister has pushed back a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars to 2035

Dutch Government to compensate RWE €331.8m for coal cap

The Dutch government will provide Germany’s RWE with a compensation of €331.8 million due to income losses resulting from a coal production cap set at 35% of capacity for the 2022-2024 period

Octopus powers up with major wind farm investment

Octopus Energy Generation has invested in the giant Borssele III & IV wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, featuring the largest turbines in the company’s portfolio

UK astronaut backs space solar farms

UK astronaut Tim Peake has endorsed the feasibility of solar farms in space, citing the declining costs

EDF secures approval for three UK battery projects

EDF Renewables UK has received planning approval for three 200MW battery sites in Kent, Norwich and Essex