Welsh Government commits £50m to improve recycling

It will be consulting on new statutory guidance for councils and new regulations to require businesses to separate their waste in the way households do

Swansea seeks private partners to revive tidal lagoon project

The UK Government refused to back Tidal Lagoon Power’s project earlier this year

Scotland and Wales concerned carbon tax could replace ETS

Both nations are worried a ‘no deal’ Brexit could devolve powers to England

Hitachi appoints three more UK firms for Wylfa nuclear project

It is expected to produce around 2.9GW of electricity once operational

New £50k Welsh research project to bin marine litter

It aims to develop a plan to work with marine litter action groups, local authorities and higher education to tackle the issue

Views sought on £40m thermal hydraulic research and testing facility

The facility is expected to position the UK to take advantage of nuclear fission new build and small modular reactor deployment

Third of UK businesses ‘have installed batteries onsite’

The survey also found more than half (59%) of firms like the idea of producing their own energy

Fracking powers transferred to Welsh Government

It will now be responsible for granting licences for onshore extraction in the country

Marine energy firm secures £10.3m wave of EU funding

The grant will support the design and testing of a 1.5MW fully-submerged wave energy converter in Wales

Aston Martin invests £50m to make Welsh plant the ‘home of electrification’

Production of the Rapid E all-electric model is expected to commence in 2019