NextEnergy completes two new subsidy-free solar farms

The Llanwern solar farm in Wales, with a total capacity of 75MW, is claimed to be the largest subsidy-free solar farm built in the UK

Wales to launch pilot schemes to boost uptake of electric bikes

Four e-bike ‘hubs’ will be established in Rhyl, Swansea, Aberystwyth (with links to Newton) and Barry, offering low cost hire and long term loan of e-bikes for local residents

EDF Renewables acquires two solar farms in England and Wales

The solar projects are predicted to collectively produce enough energy to power 19,000 homes

Wales unveils circular economy strategy ‘to become world number one’ recycler

The ‘Beyond Recycling’ strategy aims to support a green recovery in Wales as the nation deals with the triple challenge of the pandemic, climate change and Brexit

Welsh Government appoints new environmental protection assessor

The temporary position was created following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union

Steel transport on veggie oil gets on UK rail track

The train transported 2,500 tonnes of steel product from Wales to West Midlands

Wales targets net zero emissions by 2050 but aims to ‘get there sooner’

The announcement follows a recommendation by the Climate Change Committee, which revealed net zero emissions, previously thought unachievable and unaffordable by experts, was now possible with ambitious policies and a ‘Team Wales’ effort

Nuclear power: Welsh Government signs MoU with Sizewell C Consortium

It could potentially see an investment of up to £900m in the Welsh nuclear supply chain and the creation of up to 4,700 jobs

Wales sets out plan to become ‘fly-tipping and litter-free’

People are being urged to play their part in eliminating litter and fly-tipping across the country

New consultation on improving management of industrial emissions

The UK aims to develop a tailored regime for better protecting the environment and public health from industrial pollution following Brexit