Oil and gas infrastructure
OGA unveils strategy to force operators to support net zero goal

The industry regulator says maximising economic recovery of oil and gas needs not be in conflict with the transition to net zero

Westpac to withdraw support for thermal coal mining by 2030

The Australian bank says it has increased the share of renewables in its lending to the electricity generation sector from 59% to 75% since 2016

University of Pennsylvania moves a step closer to becoming carbon neutral by 2042

The university plans to develop two solar energy facilities with a combined power of 220MW

‘The idea EVs could increase emissions is essentially a myth’

A new study suggests electric cars are ‘considerably’ healthier for the earth’s climate, despite some suggestions that they generate more emissions during production and electricity generation

Hydrogen projects among winners of £90m funding to cut emissions

Hydrogen is a low or zero emission alternative to fossil fuels, which could be used to power industry and transport but is currently difficult and expensive to produce in bulk

EDF acquires electric vehicle charging firm Pod Point

The acquisition is part of a newly formed joint venture with Legal & General Capital

New grid fault level management tech to enable more renewable connections

SP Energy Networks is trialling the Real Time Fault Level Monitors in substations across Chester, Liverpool and Warrington

Statkraft completes energy storage project in Ireland

It is located at the site of the company’s first Irish onshore wind farm, which will have a total capacity of 23MW

New EU tidal power joint venture formed with Dutch acquisition

QED Naval and HydroWing have joined forces to buy tidal turbine business Tocardo

Toyota to build ‘prototype city of the future’ in Japan

The ‘Woven City’ will be located at the base of Mount Fuji and powered by hydrogen fuel cells and solar panels