Igloo Energy awarded more than £1m in government grants

The money aims to help it develop software targeting energy efficiency savings

Bulk of leading energy firms say surge in data will open up new opportunities

Around 86% believe smart meters will be the main driver of new data hitting the sector

Toyota to roll-out driverless EVs at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The firm’s Concept-i vehicles will form part of a larger fleet of more than 3,000 low carbon passenger vehicles

UK creates first carbon fibre winding machine

It create complex and curved components for next-generation cars and aeroplanes

UK-India announce £4.8m nuclear energy research projects

Joint investment in science and innovation is expected to reach around £400m by 2021

Nidec Industrial Solutions ranked world’s largest battery supplier

The firm has installed 268MW of utility scale systems around the world since 2013

Capital goods sector innovations ‘driving industrial decarbonisation’

CDP says Schneider, ABB, Mitsubishi Electric, Siemens and Honeywell are leading the way with new technologies

BMW gains rights to buy Chinese battery shares

The car firm has agreed to buy $4.7bn worth of batteries from the company in the next few years

Hydrogen trains on track for low carbon freight sector

A Polish coal mining company and a rail freight operator are working together to research the use of the fuel

Car manufacturers ‘aren’t interested in selling electric vehicles’

That’s the opinion of Greg Archer, Director of Clean Vehicles at Transport and Environment, who spoke to ELN yesterday