‘Northern Powerhouse should lead energy transition”

The Northern Powerhouse should lead the energy transition with deals, not words. That is according to Denise Massey, the Managing Director of the Energy Innovation Centre. She says the shift to a green economy will require businesses from across all energy sectors to pull together and work in the same direction, if the UK is to achieve the energy trilemma challenge of sustainability, […]

New tool compares businesses’ green credentials

The Church of England and the Environment Agency are among the organisations that have launched a new tool which ranks companies’ sustainability credentials. It aims to help make climate concerns a more important part of investment decisions. A total of 13 investors, five asset managers and a range of other groups worth a combined £2 trillion have announced the Transition Pathway Initiative […]

German low carbon transition project begins

A German project to demonstrate the transition to a low carbon energy system has begun. The ‘Designetz’ consortium aims to develop a blueprint for an environmentally friendly, secure and affordable energy supply and demonstrate the benefits of such a system to the rest of the country. Led by energy firm innogy, the 46 project partners aim […]

Chinese “green energy revolution” is underway

A third of the world’s greenest companies are now Chinese. This is according to the Corporate Knights’ Clean 200 report, which ranks the largest 200 companies worldwide by their total clean energy revenues. Firms must be worth over $1 billion (£770m) with at least 10% of revenue coming from clean energy. It does not include companies that […]