NatWest pledges £100bn of climate and sustainable funding and financing

A report published by NatWest sets out the potential opportunity that exists for the UK economy from the transition to net-zero, finding that SMEs could create up to 130,000 new jobs, produce around 30,000 new businesses and result in an estimated £160 billion opportunity for the UK economy.

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WPD pledges ‘same day’ or ‘next day’ connection for domestic EV chargers and heat pumps

Western Power Distribution has pledged most new connections for domestic electric vehicle (EV) chargers and heat pumps will now be approved on the same day or the next day, following WPD’s introduction of a new, streamlined system for processing and completing domestic connections for the installation of low carbon technologies (LCTs).

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Britishvolt amongst four Faraday Battery Challenge grant recipients

Battery cell technology and R&D company Britishvolt are one of four grant recipients in the latest round (Round 4) of the Faraday Battery Challenge – with the partners set to develop a “next-generation, ultra-high power and fast-charging battery materials system for automotive applications”.

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