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This week’s headlines: A new report warns that investment in the greater energy flexibility the UK needs is at risk; the main political parties step up their environmental promises ahead of the election; and a new £340m interconnector between Ireland and the UK moves forward.
19 11 2019
News article - 19 November 2019
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 argues that more than 100GW of new renewable capacity will be needed for the UK to hit net zero; a streamlining of planning permission for battery storage sites is in the pipeline; and a £40m project has been launched to look at installing tidal energy turbines in the English Channel.
22 10 2019
News article - 22 October 2019