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EU seeks to rival Asia for electric-battery market supremacy with new fund

The EU plans to offer billions of euros in state and corporate funding to aid the construction of vast battery factories capable of competing with production in the US and Asia

Landmark UN climate report warns of disaster by 2040

The UN’s climate committee has warned that we face a global climate crisis if we continue on our current path. The report also maps out a number of pathways that must be taken to ensure we curb global temperature rises

Top 5 innovative alternatives to fossil fuel

Solar panels and wind turbines create the vast majority of renewable energy, but further breakthroughs are needed for the energy sector to cut its ties with fossil fuel once and for all

BP to snap up BHP Billiton’s US shale assets

In what the company describes as a “major step forward”, BP will acquire the US shale oil and gas assets of one of the world’s biggest miners, BHP Billiton, for $10.5bn

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EDF reveals further cost overruns and delays to its Flamanville nuclear reactor

Problems at EDF’s long-awaited Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant will see the group’s flagship EPR project encounter fresh delays and cost overruns, raising questions over its commercial viability

California becomes first state to require solar panels on all new homes

Solar panels will adorn every new home built in California from 2020, as the state pushes forward with its progressive climate change goals

Hydrogen could be the answer to energy storage conundrum

A report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has proposed a new method of energy storage using hydrogen, which it says works more effectively than lithium-ion batteries

Total buys controlling stake in natural gas and renewables company Direct Énergie

French oil and gas major Total has strengthened its position in its home market with the purchase of Direct Énergie, further expanding its business downstream

Developing nations lead the charge in tackling solar radiation

Developing nations stand to suffer the most if climate change isn’t dealt with. As such, scientists from these countries are proposing to invest more in solar geoengineering research

Saudi Aramco enters agreement to build mega refinery in India

Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals to build a mega refinery in Maharashtra – the latest in a flurry of deals recently signed by the oil giant

Ghana selects thermal power plants to be privatised in sale

The sale of Ghana’s thermal power assets will increase production efficiency and reduce government debt

SoftBank Vision Fund and Saudi Arabia to build biggest solar project in history

The world’s biggest solar plant is a perfect partnership for an ambitious investment fund and a country moving away from fossil fuels