German businesses ‘could use a surface as large as 10,000 football pitches for photovoltaics’

A space equivalent to 10,000 football pitches is available on the rooftops of supermarkets, logistics halls and retailers – it could host an estimated capacity of 6,750MW

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro team up for green battery business

They will assess the market for lithium-ion batteries in Europe and mature the business case for the joint venture in Norway

EBRD, EU and partners join forces to green Egyptian businesses

Two programmes worth €220 million will offer sub-loans to businesses for green investments in energy, water and resource-efficient solutions

Tesco launches partnership to build three solar farms to support 2035 net zero goal

The solar farms in Essex, Anglesey and Oxfordshire are expected to generate enough energy to power more than 44,800 homes

UK water industry unveils plan to cut emissions by 10m tonnes

Water UK’s Routemap sets out the industry’s vision for how companies will play their part in tackling climate change and deliver a net zero water supply for customers by 2030

Bradford Council backs green community energy scheme

The local authority supported the co-operative energy company Bradford Community Energy which will provide cleaner and more affordable energy to the city

SSE commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The energy company has set a science-based target, putting its operations in line with the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5ºC

Google data centres in Tennessee and Alabama to be powered with 100% renewables

The tech giant has signed a power purchase agreement for energy generated by a 100MW solar plant

Virgin Media seals deal to power Irish operations with 100% renewables

The agreement with Naturgy Ireland will power Virgin Media’s offices, TV studios, data centres and regional transmission sites across Ireland

BT Group hits 100% renewable power milestone globally

Around 16% of its renewable electricity is supplied through corporate PPAs and the remainder from green tariffs or renewable certificates