A pioneering smart grid project in Scotland which connects local residents to a renewables powered marketplace has begun its second phase after a successful first year.
A “revolution” in the pace of energy productivity and decarbonisation across buildings, transport and industry will be needed as part of a strategy to halve global emissions by 2040 in line with the Paris climate change agreement.
London’s largest electric vehicle charging network Source London will only use renewably-sourced electricity in the future.
Europe’s built environment must improve its efficiency and emissions performance or climate targets established within the Paris Agreement will not be met, a coalition of 300 businesses has warned.
The chief executives of 27 of the world’s largest businesses have called on the G20 to formally accept and act on recommendations set out by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TFCFD) last year.
Philips has agreed a unique deal with a consortium of international banks that links the company’s sustainability performance to the interest rate attached to a €1 billion (£836 million) loan.
Stephen Cirell takes a look at the burgeoning business model of local authorities establishing civic energy services companies on their counterparts’ behalf.
Energy technology provider Utiligroup has been bought up by US investment firm Accel-KKR as the company seeks to enter the competitive European market and make its presence felt in the UK.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
Rolf Martin Schmitz, the chief executive of German energy giant RWE, has said his company is casting at least one eye on the UK energy market for future M&A activity.
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The government’s long awaited strategy for meeting the UK’s carbon budgets currently “sits in a holding pattern” following the announcement of a general election in June, according to climate change minister Nick Hurd.
National Grid has outlined how it is working to tackle the “significant and rapid change” brought about by the clean energy transition.
Six of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations have called on energy secretary Greg Clark to embrace low carbon sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy or miss the chance to take a strategic lead.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has announced a new demand side response (DSR) service aimed at helping business customers generate revenues from their energy flexibility while managing constraints on the local network.
Activist legal group ClientEarth has threatened to pursue legal action against the government over its failure to publish its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan (ERP).
The proposed smart grid-focused joint venture between Siemens and German energy company Allgäuer Überlandwerk (AUW) can now go ahead after receiving European Commission approval.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is here, and it’s here to stay. With the growing trend towards smart appliances, consumers are using online solutions to manage almost every aspect of their lives. William Howard, senior product manager at GE Power Digital, explains why the power sector must make sure to keep up.