‘Automotive industry must become transparent about its environmental impacts’

Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar has committed to publishing full details of its climate footprint and urged its competitors to follow suit

Vattenfall and Microsoft pilot ‘world’s first’ hourly renewable power matching

The new 24/7 solution connects power generation such as wind and hydropower from Vattenfall with data from smart meters that measure real time consumption

Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency

A new report suggests the public want to understand more about where their money goes and how it is spent

New hub to increase climate action transparency in the Caribbean

The work will be driven by national strategies and policy goals

Ofwat urges wholesalers to improve transparency in business retail water market

It has written a letter and made a series of recommendations to help reinforce trust and confidence in the market

CMA: Ofgem should regulate UK heat networks

The competition watchdog believes customers on heat networks have less protection if things go wrong

Ofwat proposes changes to transparency and governance principles

It is consulting on a new set of proposals until 21st August

Leading banks to work with UN to promote climate transparency

A total of 11 leading banks representing more than $7 trillion (£5.4tn) in capital are to work with the UN to promote climate transparency in financial markets. The group, which includes Barclays, Citi, Royal Bank of Canada, Santander and Standard Charter, will adopt the recommendations of the Mark Carney-Michael Bloomberg Task Force on Climate-Related Financial […]

EU to increase transparency of intergovernmental deals

The EU has today officially adopted measures to improve the transparency of intergovernmental energy agreements. It hopes to correct shortcomings in the existing information exchange mechanism on energy contracts in order to improve the EU’s external relations and strengthen its negotiation position with third countries. The definition of intergovernmental agreements was altered to include “international organisations” and “transit” in its […]

Transparent green energy package launched

The UK’s first independently certified 100% renewable energy package has been launched. SmartestEnergy’s electricity product has been verified by the Carbon Trust to make sure that every MW/h sold to its customers has had zero carbon impact and originates only from renewable sources. Many suppliers already provide 100% green offerings but this is the first in the market to have its carbon credentials checked by an […]