BHP commits to net zero emissions by 2050

The mining company is also set to power its coal, copper and nickel mines with renewable energy and trial EV technology

Britain hits 34-day coal-burning streak

The grid’s carbon intensity so far in 2021 is already higher than in 2020, marking the first year-on-year increase of this kind since 2012

Grid will say bye to coal in 2024!

From 1st October 2024, the UK will no longer use coal to generate electricity

Consumers Energy plans to end coal use by 2025

Its updated Clean Energy Plan is expected to help reduce carbon emissions by more than 63m tons – equivalent to taking 12.4m passenger vehicles off the road for one year

EU Commission registers initiative aiming to ban fossil fuel ads and sponsorships

It will have to react on the proposal if organisers of the European Citizens’ Initiative collect one million signatures within a year from at least seven member states

Bechtel and Drax team up to explore opportunities for bioenergy with CCS

They intend to explore options and locations – including North America and Western Europe – and identify how the design of a new build BECCS plant can be optimised using the latest technology and best practice in engineering design

Alok Sharma: ‘COP26 must consign coal to history’

The COP26 President said the government is planning for an in-person summit but was keen to highlight the safety of delegates and the local community ‘will be paramount’

ENGIE announces total exit from coal by 2025 in Chile

The energy firm has also announced the development of 2GW of new renewable energy capacity

Global energy-related emissions on track for second-biggest annual increase in history

Driven by coal use for electricity generation, carbon dioxide emissions are projected to rise by 1.5 billion tonnes

SaskPower CCS site hits milestone of capturing 4m tonnes of CO2

SaskPower’s CCS facility has demonstrated the impact on the environment this technology can have – equivalent to taking 865,000 cars off the road for a year