bp partners with Quaybridge to accelerate offshore wind growth

It will work with the renewables consultancy to advance its global offshore wind portfolio as part of its zero carbon growth strategy

‘World’s first’ commercial-scale household waste-to-fuels plant completed

Fulcrum BioEnergy’s Sierra BioFuels Plant, located east of Reno, Nevada, has the capacity to process around 175,000 tons of municipal solid waste into transportation fuel

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