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This week’s headlines: Urgent action is called for to help onshore wind play its part in achieving net zero; new figures fuel fears that growing energy demand could hit emissions reduction progress; a business lobby group has called on the next government to embark on a decade of climate action; and a tidal energy firm unveils plans for a crowdfunding drive.
12 11 2019
News article - 12 November 2019
This week’s headlines: The fracking industry has vowed to try and overturn a ban imposed on the practice by the Government; £175m of funding is announced to help boost industrial energy efficiency; and a report claims 25 million electric vehicle charging points will be needed to hit net zero.
05 11 2019
News article - 5 November 2019
This week’s headlines: The UK’s capacity market is expected to back in operation shortly after the European Commission’s judged it does comply with state aid rules; Labour has unveiled a proposed fast-track route to decarbonisation; and plans for a pioneering liquid-air energy storage project are announced.
29 10 2019
News article - 29 October 2019
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: both the Conservative and Labour Parties announce a series of measures aimed at accelerating the push to net zero; Ofgem gets tough over missed RO payments; and the Hinkley Point C nuclear project looks set to come in billions of pounds over budget.
01 10 2019
News article - 1 October 2019