US plans $750m programme for clean energy manufacturing in former coal communities

It is seeking views on the initiative to support small and medium-sized manufacturers to produce or recycle clean energy products to help revitalise former coal communities

The Carbon Column – Celebrating Small Businesses

This week I talk about a local business and how they are bettering world, one bag at a time

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

Biden to inject $56m into domestic solar

The President is looking to lessen the US’ reliance on China for solar panel deliveries

Brazil to offer 7MW wind turbine to global market

The wind-adaptable equipment is being manufactured by WEG

New £5m research network to help UK agri-food industry reach net zero

It will bring together UK researchers to explore effective ways to support the industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions whilst improving its environmental sustainability

Ferrari taps Bloom Energy to drive decarbonisation at its Italian HQ

A new 1MW solid oxide fuel cell plant has been installed, which provides 5% of the energy required for Ferrari’s production activities, while helping reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Rivian plans to bring wind power to EV factory in Illinois

It is proposing to install a large-scale wind turbine that will provide clean electricity to enable the new R1 vehicles to be powered by renewables for their first charge at the production plant

New partnership looks to create circular wind sector

It will focus on reusing parts and elements of wind turbines – to cut emissions

UK emissions fell by 13% in 2020

Consumer spending remains the largest contributor to UK emissions, according to ONS data