Molly Lempriere

Molly is the Section Editor (Policy) at Carbon Brief. Molly holds a BA in English literature from Brunel University. She was previously UK editor at Solar Media, where she covered the energy transition, managing Current± and Solar Power Portal. Prior to this, she was senior editor for the energy sector at Verdict Media.

Wind power

Wind and solar are ‘fastest-growing electricity sources in history’

Wind and solar are growing faster than any other sources of electricity in history, according to new analysis from thinktank Ember.

May 9, 2024

solar panels on Yorkshire home

Analysis: Surge in heat pumps and solar drives record for UK homes in 2023

The installation of solar panels and heat pumps in UK homes soared in 2023, driving the country to its highest-ever level of domestic low-carbon technology upgrades.

January 24, 2024

Rishi Sunak

In-depth Q&A: What do Rishi Sunak’s U-turns mean for UK climate policy?

In a shock announcement, UK prime minister Rishi Sunak revealed earlier this week plans to abandon or delay core parts of his government’s climate strategy.

September 26, 2023

Scrooby Sands Windfarm

UK renewables still cheaper than gas, despite auction setback for offshore wind

A UK government auction has secured just 3.7 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable capacity – only a third of the total last year – and failed to contract any new offshore wind.

September 13, 2023