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How clean cooking has ‘moved to the top of the energy agenda’

In Africa today, four-out-of-five people continue to cook their meals over open fires. Globally, around 2.3 billion people are burning…

Brazilian biofuels look for an opening at COP28

DUBAI – The world’s attention in the closing days of COP28 in Dubai has been firmly focused on the likelihood…

Signal: Uganda announces Energy Transition Plan

Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in collaboration with the International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued the country's Energy…

Business as usual? Heating and cooling in the EU’s updated Renewable Energy Directive

On 28 June, a committee of MEPs finally signed off on a new EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED III), the…

Carbon removal market has lift-off

Five years ago, carbon removal technology would have been uttered in the same breath as pie-in-sky climate solutions such as…

Mississippi regulator accused of pollution cover-up at Drax wood pellet mill

UK-based power station operator Drax is breaching legal limits for hazardous air pollutants at its wood pellet mill in Gloster,…

Finnish and Austrian companies to build Europe’s biggest biocoal plant

Finland’s Joensuu Biocoal Oy has partnered with Austrian engineering companies ANDRITZ and POLYTECHNIK in its bid to build the largest…

Ørsted launches landmark CCS project in Denmark

Danish renewables powerhouse Ørsted has won a 20-year contract from the Danish Energy Agency for its "Ørsted Kalundborg Hub" carbon…

Can building with wood decarbonise construction?

The climate impact of the buildings and construction sector is still headed in the wrong direction. Despite booming investment to…

Former coal-fired power plant hosts new battery project

SSE Renewables has announced plans to develop a 150MW battery storage facility on the site of a former coal-fired power…