The UK is not on track to reach its target of reducing carbon emissions by more than half within 13 years, according to energy industry professionals.
For the first time, renewable sources of energy have generated more electricity than coal and gas in the UK.
US president Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the agreement that almost every country in the world adopted in December 2015.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) ministers will gather in Vienna, the Austrian capital today to discuss the world’s oil supply and prices.
Incumbent utilities have been generally slow to react to the many challenges facing the industry, ranging from the drive to decarbonise the sector, to volatile wholesale prices and deep consumer dissatisfaction.
The effect Brexit could have on the UK’s energy industry has been at the forefront of concerns recently.
The UK’s Conservative party will cap gas and electricity prices for two-thirds of British households if it wins the upcoming general election in June.
Shell could begin building offshore wind farms in the UK and across Europe.
When it comes to renewables, woody biomass (the energy industry term for fuel created from wood) has recently gained a bad reputation.
The application of blockchain to energy systems remains speculative but it fits well with the expected evolution of the entire industry — a shift away from centralisation and one-way flows towards more decentralised and transactional management.
British supermarket Waitrose has become the first in Europe to power its delivery trucks using food waste.
Today, defence secretary Michael Fallon faced questions in the House of Commons over claims that a Trident missile test failed in June.