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Tech giant Amazon today announced a $2bn (£1.6bn) venture capital fund to help the firm reach its commitment to be carbon neutral by 2040.

Tech giant Amazon today announced a $2bn (£1.6bn) venture capital fund to help the firm reach its commitment to be

June 23, 2020
The National Grid has today secured a $734m (£580m) loan to help build a new €2bn power link between the UK and Denmark.

The National Grid has today secured a $734m (£580m) loan to help build a new €2bn power link between the

June 16, 2020
One technology that has seen a surge in interest is that of hydrogen fuel cells, which are viewed as a way of decarbonising the UK’s transport systems.

As the UK begins to take its first cautious steps out of the lockdown that has precipitated the worst economic

June 12, 2020
French oil giant Total has taken a 51 per cent stake in SSE Renewables’ £3bn Seagreen 1 wind farm, which was today greenlit for construction.

French oil giant Total has taken a 51 per cent stake in SSE Renewables’ £3bn Seagreen 1 wind farm, which

June 3, 2020
The United Nations has tonight confirmed that the so-called COP26 climate summit will be held from 1 to 12 November 2021, a year later than first planned.

The United Nations has tonight confirmed that the so-called COP26 climate summit will be held from 1 to 12 November

May 28, 2020
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Right now, the government’s only focus is getting the country through the current coronavirus pandemic. But once we are through

March 23, 2020
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The government will soon publish its strategy on cutting emissions from cars, trains, boats and planes — and already the

February 21, 2020
Traditionally, ESG investing has meant shunning oil and gas stocks for renewable energy

Whether or not you agree with activists like Greta Thunberg or campaign groups like Extinction Rebellion, there’s been a clear societal

February 12, 2020
The UK government will need to spend £48bn on installing new wind turbines, double what it spend last decade, if it is to reach its target of 40 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030.

The UK government will need to spend £48bn on installing new wind turbines, double what it spend last decade, if

February 10, 2020
Challenger energy supplier Octopus more than tripled its customer base in the last financial year, growing from 199,000 to 691,000 households by April 2019.

Challenger energy supplier Octopus more than tripled its customer base in the last financial year, growing from 199,000 to 691,000

January 25, 2020
Challenger energy firm Octopus has today achieved unicorn status - a valuation of over £1bn - after agreeing a new partnership with Australian energy firm Origin.

There’s a palpable buzz to Octopus Energy’s Soho headquarters, which hits you as you walk through the door. It’s a

January 13, 2020
Bulb won the top spot on a list of the top 10 fastest growing UK scale-ups

Renewable energy provider Bulb has won the top spot on a list of the fastest growing UK scale-ups thanks to

December 10, 2019

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