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This week's headlines: a report from the system operator predicts the UK will be able to meet its energy needs this winter even in the event of a no-deal Brexit; the vital role of the energy industry supply chain in delivering net zero is highlighted; and a project is underway to test using electric vans to help provide back-up electricity in a power cut.
15 10 2019
News article - 15 October 2019
This week's headlines: strike-prices for offshore wind projects fell by 30% in the latest Contracts for Difference auction round; global CO2 emissions rise at their fastest rate for seven years; and Government look to push back the smart meter rollout deadline to 2024.
24 09 2019
News article - 24 September 2019
This week's headlines: investments in both carbon capture technology and electric vehicle charging points are in the pipeline, as part of a £500m green technology funding pot announced by the Energy Minister; security of supply may need to be reviewed after last month’s major power cut; and a revamp of the Government’s clean growth strategy is planned.
17 09 2019
News article - 17 September 2019
This week's headlines: a committee of MPs has warned the UK is not on track to achieve its net zero target; lightning is blamed for the major power cut earlier this month; and the UK may have much lower shale gas reserves than previously thought.
27 08 2019
News article - 27 August 2019
This week's headlines: the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) bidding window has been extended following a legal challenge; Government define the scope of the inquiry into the power cut which occurred earlier this month; and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) outline how gas can help the UK transition to Net Zero.
20 08 2019
News article - 20 August 2019