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As ice-cold autumn storms gathered force in the far northern Russian region, a company of Russian and Italian businessmen and state officials exchanged handshakes inside a marquee erected on desolate lands about 80 km northeast of Murmansk, on the... Read more

A new study by a consortium of NGOs has found that, despite making pledges to limit tax cuts and investment in fossil fuel industries by 2020, EU member states are still providing billions of euros in subsidies to these industries... Read more

With environmental concerns at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is under a lot of pressure. The manufacture and maintenance of cars has a lot to answer for in terms of fossil fuel emissions. In recent years however... Read more

An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

Polish electric bus and coach manufacturer Solaris has become Europe's largest electric bus company following three large orders from cities around Europe... Read more

The UEone from UK charging start-up Urban Electric Networks is the world's first pop-up charge point and aims to solve the problem of charging for the 50% of urban electric vehicle drivers that park on-street at night... Read more

As society strives towards the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, it is imperative that businesses take immediate action if that goal is to come to fruition. Here Kayte O’Neill, Head of Strategy and Regulation at the UK's Electricity... Read more

The French renewable energy firm Neoen has announced that it is buying eight wind farms, with a capacity of 53 MW, in the Republic of Ireland for €25.8-million... Read more

Climate change isn’t often out of the news. Alongside the current focus on the damaging effects on plastic in or seas, it’s not easy to ignore the damage done to the planet by globalisation, industry and the way that we live. Read more

Swedish battery start-up, Northvolt has confirmed that it has raised €350-million from the European Investment Bank and is awaiting further funding from Ikea. Founded by two former Tesla executives, Northvolt seeks to raise €1.5-billion to build a... Read more

A multi-million euro order for the design and construction of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission system for the DolWin5 offshore wind project has been awarded to the ABB Power Grids business. The project is set to deliver 900MW of ca Read more

The UK has gone a full week without burning coal to generate electricity. This is the first time since the launch of the nation's first coal power station in 1882. The achievement was announced by the National Grid Electricity System Operator... Read more

The winners of the international SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection have been selected: Enapter (Germany) in the category Low-Carbon Energy Production... Read more

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