Entries are now open for our major awards, encompassing all that is great in UK enterprises. Whether working to avert climate change, partnering with a charity, making energy use more efficient or creating better buildings and places the awards, now in their sixth year help recognise the achievements and advances that protect, support and improve the world.
Solar PV installations on houses and commercial buildings will leap over the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest renewable energy market forecast. Known collectively as distributed PV, and part of the predicted decentralisation of energy production, the growth in solar energy will form the backbone of renewable growth in the next few years.
Over 300 current and former MPs have put their names to the Divest Parliament Pledge that calls on the trustees of the Parliamentary Pension Fund to end its investments in fossil fuel companies.
BP Ventures has invested in Grid Edge, a developer of AI technology that enables customers to predict, control and optimise their building’s energy profile. The investment is in support of BP Alternative Energy’s wider strategy of low-carbon power, storage and digital energy.
In the US the trial of ExxonMobil has started, where the company is defending itself against charges that it lied to investors about the cost of carbon emissions to its business.