‘The spirit shown by the energy sector in helping to tackle coronavirus is the same that will see us deliver net zero’

That was the suggestion from Ofgem CEO Jonathan Brearley, who spoke earlier this week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy’

‘The spirit shown by the energy sector in helping to tackle coronavirus is the same that will see us deliver net zero’

That was the suggestion from Ofgem CEO Jonathan Brearley, who spoke yesterday as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy

‘Coronavirus didn’t halt the climate agenda – it did the opposite’

That’s the conclusion reached by Kas Mohammed, Vice President of Digital Energy at Schneider Electric, who spoke to future Net Zero about the effects of the pandemic and lockdowns on the energy sector

Rockefeller Foundation to spend $1 billion to catalyse green recovery from COVID-19

The organisation says it will use the money to scale-up distributed renewable energy resources across developing countries and finance new tools and technologies to combat the virus

‘Government needs to make decisions on big-ticket items for the future of the energy sector’

That’s the verdict from Kevin Dibble, Divisional CEO of Energy Supply at ENGIE UK & Ireland, following Boris Johnson’s recent speech at the Conservative Party conference

HSBC partners with chemical company to turn post-consumer plastic into PPE suits

The project aims to deliver protective equipment to more than 200 hospitals in Thailand

COVID-19 lockdown sees emissions from key consumer spending areas drop by a third

This reduction of roughly 27% compared to the previous year led the Carbon Trust to note ‘the connection between how we spend our money and the impact this has on carbon emissions is clear’

Is US clean energy employment dead in the water?

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’

West Midlands unveils 493-mile cycle vision to supercharge active travel

The routes of the new cycleways will either be located away from highways or within roads but separated from traffic

Harnessing the lessons of Covid-19 to restart the zero carbon journey

As businesses begin the recovery out of the Covid-19 crisis, we must put zero carbon at the heart of the economic recovery to ensure we avoid an even greater global crisis