UK grid to get 2GW battery and EV charger upgrade

Pivot Power plans to work with National Grid in a £1.6 billion programme to provide the next-gen infrastructure

Drax announces £400k bioenergy carbon capture and storage trial

It aims to mix its greenhouse gas emissions with a solvent to collect and store carbon dioxide

New technique to recycle old plastics hits UK

The process uses hot, high-pressure water to chemically recycle end-of-life materials into synthetic oils and valuable chemicals

London’s police cop a load of clean hydrogen cars

The Metropolitan Police Service has bought 11 hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai vehicles

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make a royal arrival in electric Jag

Prince Harry drove his bride Meghan Markle from Windsor Castle to nearby Frogmore House in the low carbon car

UN: ‘UK’s Brexit plans would weaken environmental protections’

The proposed post-Brexit watchdog would not have the power to take the government to court

Vattenfall battery and wind installation goes into operation

The renewable energy firm says the site is the largest of its kind in the UK

UK’s green sector contributed £30.5bn to economy in 2015

This is around 23% up from 2010 figures

Iran signs oil deal with British energy group

The project will involve a $1 billion investment to produce 200,000 barrels of crude oil per day over the next 10 years

North-west England’s network operator outlines future plans

Electricity North West says electrical infrastructure needs to adapt to an increasingly low carbon energy system