MEPs call for carbon price on certain EU imports from less climate-ambitious nations

They believe this would create a global level playing field as well as an incentive for both EU and non-EU industries to decarbonise in line with the Paris climate agreement

Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport steps down after 20 years

Mrs Davenport will take up a non-executive Director position in the company

All new build homes in the UK to be ‘zero carbon ready’ by 2025

Under the new regulations, new buildings will produce 80% lower carbon emissions compared to current levels

Northern Powergrid launches fresh call for flexible service providers

The distribution network operator is seeking expressions of interests from generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot of energy as well as aggregators, among others

UK launches research into space-based solar power station

The space-based solar power systems would use very large solar satellites to collect renewable energy, convert it into radio waves and safely beam it back to ground-based receivers connected to the electric grid

Wales launches £3.5m fund for circular economy projects

Projects must support the transition towards a zero waste and zero carbon Wales by keeping materials in circulation for as long as possible and avoiding waste

How biomass is helping us along the way to a zero-carbon future

Renewable energy sources have proliferated in the last decade, helping the UK to transition to a cleaner, greener energy future. However, this has also caused some instability on the energy grid, as sources such as wind and solar power are intermittent.

Social Energy lands domestic smart grid weekly trading contract with National Grid

Battery-powered households are set to provide 4MW of firm frequency response capacity to ESO throughout the day

Government backs ‘Europe’s first’ geothermal lithium recovery plant in Cornwall

The project aims to help the area become the principal lithium battery hub for the UK

Novo Nordisk achieves 100% renewable power goal

The global healthcare company has now set a new target of achieving zero carbon emissions from all operations and transport by 2030