Welsh firm hopes to make waves with new tech as it wins £12m EU funding

The grant will support the next stage of the development of Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub device

New UK low carbon energy data hub secures £4.6m EU funding

The Smart Efficient Energy Centre in Wales will look into using data science to improve the efficiency of low carbon energy systems

Wales’ first electric bus hits Newport

It is one of 15 zero emission single deck buses ordered by Newport Transport, which are expected to be rolled out next year

Solar panels stolen by thieves from two farms in Wales

They were taken from sites near St George, Abergele and Llanelian, Colwyn Bay earlier this month

Wales and Ireland climate collaboration granted €1.3m EU funding

The two-year project will look at the regional implications of climate change, focusing on coastal communities

UK Government launches investigation into massive power cut

National Grid Electricity System Operator said the power cut was due to the loss of two large generators – gas and offshore wind – on 9th August

SSE secures capacity contracts from RWE’s Aberthaw B coal plant

The news follows German electric utility RWE’s announcement to close its 1.56GW coal plant in Wales next March

Decarbonising Wales ‘must be central to regional planning’

That’s the verdict from the Welsh Government, which has set out a 20-year vision on how to transform the country into a clean, connected and sustainable powerhouse

RWE to shut coal-fired power plant in Wales next year

The Aberthaw B power station, which directly employs around 170 people, will be closed on 31st March 2020

Ofwat orders £50 reduction in water bills for consumers

Water companies must also invest an additional £6m each day between 2020 and 2025 to improve the environment and services for customers