Government consults on support for marine renewables

It will examine how the UK can ‘build back greener’ through marine renewable energy projects, including floating offshore wind farms, tidal stream and wave energy

Iberdrola, SEAT and VW charge ahead to boost electric mobility in Spain

They have signed a strategic agreement to promote the creation of a public network of charging stations for electric vehicles across the country

Asda partners with Plug Power for hydrogen fuel cell tech

The technology is expected to help the supermarket reduce its carbon footprint in Skelmersdale by 80%

Scotland awards £1.84m for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning

The Decommissioning Challenge Fund supports infrastructure upgrades and innovation in retrieval and transportation methods at ports and harbours, as well as supply chain projects

ScottishPower completes £2.5bn East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm

The wind farm consists of 102 turbines, which are capable of producing enough renewable electricity to power more than 630,000 homes

EDF denies increasing role of China’s CGN at Hinkley nuclear plant

It dismissed the claims made in the Sunday Telegraph story, which alleges the Chinese state energy company is ‘more closely involved’ in the project than what was previously disclosed

New consortium urges government to back Sizewell C nuclear project

The consortium intends to sign Memorandums of Understanding with UK regions to guarantee British jobs and investment in the building of the proposed nuclear plant

New project aims to power up 450,000 homes in rural Myanmar

More than two thirds of households in rural areas rely on candles, kerosene, low quality batteries and diesel generators to meet their power needs

‘Electrification of transport could be the real elephant in the room’

That’s the suggestion from Nigel Holden, the boss of Co-op Power who spoke to FNZ Founder Sumit Bose, about the real challenges of a post-Covid-19 net zero journey

REA and ADBA launch survey to treat organic waste surplus caused by Covid-19 lockdown

The initiative aims to connect suppliers with regulators and prioritise recycling through anaerobic digestion over other types of disposal such as energy recovery, incineration and landfill