Green Energy

Venture Capital Funding

BP Ventures to invest $200m in dozen green energy startups

Corporate venture capital arm of energy giant BP to plough 90% of its investment capacity into disruptive green energy technology


Qatar set to launch £1.5bn green energy fund in UK

The fund will be part of a larger £4bn investment from the Qatar Foundation into the development of a green energy R&D facility


Climate VC to invest £35m in overlooked climate tech start-ups

Investments to be made in 120 start-ups with the highest potential impact on climate change

Venture Capital Funding

Tory peer Lord Wei calls for tax breaks for green VC funds

Lord Wei of Shoreditch also calls for pension funds to invest up to 5% of their assets into transformative social and environmental technology


Qatar to invest billions in British green technology start-ups

Gulf state in talks with VCs and private equity about creating multi-billion fund to create five green tech unicorns by 2030

Growth Planning

Government to focus on green tech and AI in new industrial strategy

New industrial strategy reflects priorities of prime minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings to create UK equivalent of US technology agency


9 of the best business energy suppliers based in the UK

To keep your costs down, you should be reviewing your business energy supplier regularly. We line up nine of the best


Oxfordshire-based EnergyTec campus grows by 17% in nine months

Harwell Campus brings together 61 organisations involved in low-carbon energy research.

Alternative Finance for Business

Social projects raise over £7 million with green bank

Company Flotations

Green energy company Cogenpower in junior market IPO

Italian low-carbon energy company floats on AIM


New fund for community energy projects

Green energy projects are set to be boosted by the unveiling of a new fund targeting deprived locations in the UK.


Independently Green: New energy winners

Becoming commercially viable without state support is the focus for the next generation of renewable energy entrepreneurs. GrowthBusiness talks to the winners of the Rosenblatt New Energy Awards about survival in an age of austerity.