World Bank debars German oil and gas contractor for 13 months

The debarment makes Ferrostall Oil & Gas ineligible to participate in projects and operations financed by institutions of the World Bank Group for the stated period

Nepal to cut carbon emissions from deforestation with $45m support

The Emissions Reductions Payment Agreement is expected to help reduce nine million tons of carbon emissions in the Terai Arc Landscape

Shell eyes synthetic kerosene production for greener air travel

The energy major will use renewable electricity and biomass to produce the fuel

Netherlands built Europe’s biggest wind capacity in 2020

Europe is not deploying enough new wind to deliver the Green Deal and climate neutrality, new report finds

Government urged to set 40GW solar target

Group of NGOs suggests a solar boost could bring a range of environmental benefits

EDP to invest €24bn in energy transition

The company targets 50GW of renewables and carbon-neutrality by 2030

Belgian firm granted €425m EU bank loan for smart meters rollout

Fluvius, a co-operative company owned by 11 inter-municipal companies, has set a target to install smart meters at 80% of its clients’ sites by the end of 2024

Nearly 26% of drivers wrongly believe EVs are more pricey to run

Just 5% plan to go electric in 2021, new report shows

Geothermal energy projects in the US receive $46m boost

Enhanced geothermal systems are different from conventional geothermal resources that occur naturally in the US and are geographically limited due to the need for underground heat and fluids

Cadent Foundation grants £3m for ‘green doctors’ to tackle fuel poverty

The grant will enable Groundwork to expand its programme, deploying trained energy efficiency advisors in at least 10 priority locations, providing energy cost saving advice to thousands of vulnerable households