BP Ventures has bolstered its artificial intelligence (AI) play with a $3.6 million (£2.7 million) investment into Chinese energy management company R&B.
Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe take a look at the rapidly increasing solar and storage commitments from some of energy's biggest names, discuss the rise and rise of long-duration storage and try and provide some sense to the UK's general election.
BP has set its sights on further growth in solar PV by increasing its stake in developer Lightsource BP.
The energy retail space is “ripe for disruption” and new entrants stand to overhaul the sector in the coming years, a panel has concluded.
BP Ventures has increased its portfolio of smart technologies, through a Series A funding round for AI developer Grid Edge.
The oil and gas sector has been put on notice by global bank BNP Paribas, which has warned them in a new report that the “irresistible” economics of combining renewables with EVs is “the death toll for petrol”.
BP is to expand its international EV footprint, striking a deal with Chinese firm Didi Chuxing (DiDi).
A host of the country’s largest energy firms have backed the UK’s bid to host next year’s COP climate conference and called on the government for further support.
A host of energy and technology giants have issued a rallying call for the government to get behind a bid to establish an ultra-rapid EV charging network that spans the country.