CCC: ‘Government support could see more than 700k jobs from net zero’

The committee is calling on the government to “bring real meaning to levelling up”

Ford to cut 1,300 UK jobs

These jobs are set to be axed with the company’s move towards electric cars and inflation

EU bank and AllianzGI commit $100m for renewable energy projects at COP27

They are investing in Alcazar Energy Partners II, which funds green energy projects in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Renewable jobs hit almost 13m

During 2021, there were more than 700k new jobs in the sector

EDF serves 15-year virtual solar PPA for McDonald’s restaurants

The 255MW Apollo Solar project will generate enough electricity to meet the consumption of more than 1,200 McDonald’s restaurants in the US

First Solar pledges $1.2bn for US panel manufacturing

It is expected to expand the company’s ability to produce US-made solar modules to more than 10GW by 2025

Austria to receive €136m to support transition to climate neutrality

The Commission has adopted the Territorial Just Transition Plans for Austria together with the first funding under the Just Transition Fund worth €76m

Dundee chosen as site for new battery cell ‘megafactory’

AMTE Power’s new manufacturing facility is expected to create up to 215 high-skilled onsite jobs and 800 more across the supply chain

Glasgow University team wins £600k climate satellite design competition

Students designed a satellite to analyse shorelines and coastal vegetation to help scientists and policymakers understand the impact of climate change on coastal regions

EU approves €5.4bn subsidy package for hydrogen tech projects

The Commission has signed off on the Hy2Tech project, which was jointly prepared and notified by 15 member states, involving 35 companies participating in 41 projects