Energy

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Republicans criticizing Haaland's nomination have ties to fossil fuels
The congresswoman has faced hostile questioning from senators during her confirmation for interior secretary. Some of them are personally invested in fossil fuels

Alex Kotch

26, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Green homes grant will meet only tiny fraction of target in England
Scheme will issue vouchers to just 49,000 people by end of March at current rate, analysis finds

Sandra Laville

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Renewable energy listed for first time as one of Australia's top infrastructure priorities
Australia should prioritise large-scale renewable energy options to replace ageing thermal generators, infrastructure body says

Paul Karp

25, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Cumbrian campaigners warn minister of legal action over coalmine
Group tells Robert Jenrick it intends to contest his decision not to challenge plans for new deep mine

Tommy Greene

25, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Drax scraps plan for Europe's largest gas plant after climate protests
Green groups argued plan to replace coal burning units with gas at Yorkshire site was inconsistent with emissions goals

Jillian Ambrose

25, Feb, 2021 @9:49 AM

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Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells?
As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Heather Hansman

25, Feb, 2021 @9:15 AM

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UK's gas power plans risk derailing climate targets, thinktank says
Household bills also likely to rise if 17 plants proposed are built, according to CarbonTracker report

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Texas freeze casts renewable energy as next battle line in US culture wars
Conservatives have blamed the state’s power fiasco on solar and wind even though they account for a fraction of supply

Oliver Milman

24, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Be 'muscular' and drive green recovery, Cameron tells Johnson
Free market can be overruled if necessary to create post-Covid growth, ex-PM advises former rival

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Renewable energy could render five of Australia’s remaining coal plants unviable by 2025
A new report suggests previous estimates understated the amount of cheap solar and wind energy entering the electricity market

Adam Morton Environment editor

23, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity
Pilot scheme will use methane from fermenting fruit to create clean power for city water plant

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

23, Feb, 2021 @3:16 PM

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Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next | Ketan Joshi
As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumble

Ketan Joshi

22, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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