‘UK first’: Tarmac unveils concrete plans for battery electric mixer truck

The new 26-tonne electric truck will operate as a carbon-neutral solution as Tarmac uses 100% of its site electricity from renewable energy sources

Quinbrook to develop giant battery storage facility at former Welsh coal site

The site of the former Uskmouth coal-fired power station is to be transformed into a sustainable energy park

SSE and Equinor to buy Triton Power for £341m in low carbon drive

They will jointly own and run Triton Power – which operates the 1.2GW combined cycle gas turbine Saltend Power Station in East Yorkshire – on a 50:50 basis

Scottish Government launches £10m hydrogen innovation scheme

It will provide investment over the next four years, with the aim of accelerating production and storage of the technology as well as unlocking additional private investment

UK joins global coalition for sustainable food production

The Sustainable Productivity Growth Coalition is an international group of countries, academic and research organisations and trade bodies that aims to improve agricultural productivity in an environmentally sustainable way

Centrica seeks to recruit ex-forces personnel to assist drive to net zero

They will be given engineering roles across British Gas and the wider group by the end of 2023, with the first intake of 12 ex-forces trainee gas engineers having already begun their 42-week training

‘Landmark’ deal to modernise Energy Charter Treaty to support UK’s net zero goals

The modernised treaty will ensure investments in new fossil fuel projects do not get legal protection and will instead have ‘a much stronger focus’ on promoting clean and affordable energy

West Sussex initiates ‘largest-ever local authority rollout’ of EV chargers

Councillors and representatives from Connected Kerb gathered at Hazelgrove Road Car Park at Haywards Heath to mark the rollout this week, which will take place over the next decade

Electric trucks start-up OX secures funding to deliver vehicles in emerging markets

The OX truck is a battery EV with zero tailpipe emissions engineered to tackle the tough terrain found in emerging markets and will be designed to be shipped flat pack and assembled in-country

Volvo Energy invests £4m in UK-based Connected Energy for second-life battery

It will receive a 10% stake in the Newcastle upon Tyne-headquartered company, whose technology enables EV batteries to have a second-life deployed in commercial scale stationary energy storage systems