All articles by Florence Jones

Florence is a staff writer across energy titles and a graduate of MLitt Global Social and Political Thought.

Florence Jones

IEA: solar investment will exceed oil investment for the first time in 2023 

Investment in clean technologies is projected to exceed investment in fossil fuels over the course of 2023.

Former coal-fired power plant hosts new battery project

SSE Renewables is the latest example of an energy company looking to redevelop coal plants and mines into net-zero projects.

EV batteries drive Chinese investment abroad

The past year saw increased greenfield investment in Europe from China as the global battery industry grows.

Report: 47% of business leaders attribute increased fossil fuel consumption to the war in Ukraine

Almost half of business leaders across Europe and the US believe the Ukraine War will delay net zero, according to a survey by BayWa r.e..

UK House of Lords proposes national ban on opening coal mines

The UK parliament’s House of Lords has called for a ban on the opening and licensing of new coal mines, despite the government’s recent decision to open a new coal mine.

Iberdrola, Glencore and FCC announce lithium-ion battery partnership

The renewables developer, mining company and waste manager want to grow the recycling and metal recovery of lithium-ion batteries in Spain and Portugal.

Regulations to require two-thirds of car sales in the US to be electric by 2032

New automotive industry regulations expected from the US Environmental Protection Agency today should result in 67% of car sales being electric by 2032.

UK council backs drilling for disused coal mine geothermal project

A project is underway in the east of the UK to explore the geothermal potential of disused coal mines to heat UK homes and businesses.

Europe leads heat pump sales in 2022

Europe saw a 41% growth in heat pump sales last year according to an International Energy Agency report, as the technology proves popular globally.