World Bank Launches New Fund to Support ‘Climate-Smart’ Mining for Low Carbon Tech

The World Bank has launched what is claimed to be the first ever fund dedicated to making mining for the low carbon energy transition “climate-smart” and sustainable. The Climate-Smart Mining Facility, targeting a total investment of $50 million (£38.2m), will support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals …

UK Smashes Solar Power Record

Solar power has broken records in Britain in Friday as the country basked in temperatures as high as 28 degrees. According to the National Grid solar generation hit its highest ever level in Friday, delivering 8.7GW, the equivalent of 24.3 per cent of national demand. That day figures sail past the …

Renewables = 25% Of UK Electricity Generation In 3rd Quarter, Met 60% Of Scottish...

Electricity generated by renewables has accounted for 25% of the UK’s total electricity generation for the third quarter according to government figures, while the same report reveals that renewables accounted for nearly 60% of Scotland’s electricity needs in 2015. New figures published by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & …