UK

Aston Uni researchers pave the way for safer and greener lithium-ion batteries 

Aston University researchers in Birmingham, England, are embarking on a groundbreaking exploration of gel electrolyte materials to enhance the safety…

Who are Jim Ratcliffe and Ineos?

Jim Ratcliffe, the chairman and founder of petrochemical firm Ineos, was confirmed as part-owner of soccer giants Manchester United on…

Weekly data: why scrapping a key UK heat pump target threatens net zero

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has to plan for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 because his predecessor – and…

UK’s 2030 climate goals at risk – Climate Change Committee

Although the UK has a strong track record of climate action, having set a net-zero target as far back as…

Kraft Heinz green hydrogen plant would cut emissions and boost brand

As consumers increasingly look to purchase sustainable products, Kraft Heinz has made what it calls “an important step forward” in…

UK rooftop solar installations hit 12-year high

The number of rooftop solar panels installed by UK households and businesses hit a 12-year high in 2023, figures from…

Has Rishi Sunak driven the UK’s electric vehicle sector off a cliff edge?

New figures show that the share of UK battery electric vehicles (BEV) sales as a share of new car sales…

Weekly data: at least 40% of North Sea oil and gas licences are owned by foreign investors – new research

Once again, North Sea oil and gas finds itself in the crosshairs of UK political discourse, with former Conservative Energy…

EU, UK set course for scrapping gas boilers

This month, both the EU and UK governments have come out with plans to phase out home gas boilers. This…

A heat pump alternative for a quarter of UK homes

Household heating is the source of 17% of the UK’s carbon emissions. Most of the country’s homes are still heated…