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Trade

UK intends to keep trading with Southern Africa after Brexit

The UK has initialled an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
Carbon Tax Act

Looming deadline for some UK councils to deliver carbon reduction plans

Law firm ClientEarth is threatening 100 UK councils with legal action should they not deliver evidence-based carbon reduction plans.
UK aid

UK aid: Largest single direct climate investment in Africa

A UK aid package to tackle climate change across Africa has been announced by the International Development Secretary during a two-day visit to Kenya.
offshore wind energy

Offshore wind project secures transformers in the North Sea

Installation of high-performance transformers at a major offshore wind project will provide clean power for up to a million homes in the UK.
Fiddler’s Ferry Coal-Fired Power Station

Closure of Fiddler’s Ferry Coal-Fired Power Station on the cards

SSE is proposing to close the remaining operational units at its Fiddler’s Ferry Coal-Fired Power Station citing financial challenges among other reasons.
lithium-ion

UK gov augment funding for African energy projects

The UK Minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has announced new funding to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy.

IFC, UK government support certified green buildings

IFC and the UK government have announced a new partnership to mobilise financing of up to $2 billion for certified green buildings in emerging markets.
energy database

Satellite imaging data a game changer in efficiency

E.ON is working with the European Space Agency and Earth observation specialist Astrosat, capturing satellite imaging data to accurately identify areas across the UK where energy efficiency measures are most needed.
New Development Bank

UK crowdfunding to finance solar systems across Africa

Online impact investing platform Lendahand Ethex and next generation utility, BBOXX, have announced today the start of a new Energise Africa partnership accessing for...

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