Author Archive

  • New plan unveiled to build clean hydrocarbon workforce of the future

    A new sector engagement plan to build a clean hydrocarbon workforce of the future has been unveiled in Canada. Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) will work with five energy-focused young professional (YP) associations to advance the skills, network and career prospects of tens of thousands of YP members from across the country. The five YP […]

    Posted at January 22, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on New plan unveiled to build clean hydrocarbon workforce of the future
  • Gas networks partner with charity to help 17.5k vulnerable people

    The UK’s gas distribution networks have announced a new partnership with Citizens Advice to support more than 17,500 vulnerable people. The partnership will see the charity raise awareness on carbon monoxide (CO) and CO risk through its Energy Advice Programme. Led by SGN and supported by Cadent, Northern Gas Networks and Wales West Utilities, the […]

    Posted at January 22, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Gas networks partner with charity to help 17.5k vulnerable people
  • US mayors form electric vehicles task force

    The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) have announced the formation of a new electric vehicles (EVs) task force. Called the Conference Task Force on Electric Vehicles, it will focus on approaches to accelerate the transition towards cleaner vehicles and vehicle electrification and build the infrastructure needed to support EVs. It will engage with the private […]

    Posted at January 21, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on US mayors form electric vehicles task force
  • Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change

    The ability of plants to cope with climate change has halved without the support of animals in the ecosystem. That’s according to a new report from the Natural History Museum (NHM), claiming that the loss of large mammals including wolves and the extinct species of cattle, aurochs, has led to plants being far less capable […]

    Posted at January 21, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change
  • ‘First-of-its-kind’ hydrogen blending project in Canada now operational

    A “first-of-its-kind” hydrogen blending project in Canada is now fully operational in the city of Markham. The CAD$5.2 million (£3.1m) project – developed by Enbridge Gas, in partnership with Cummins and with support from the Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) – involves enhancements to the existing Markham power-to-gas facility, which was built through an Enbridge-Cummins […]

    Posted at January 20, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on ‘First-of-its-kind’ hydrogen blending project in Canada now operational
  • UK hosts African conference on green transition

    The UK has hosted Africa’s second Investment Conference to bolster its position as the continent’s investment partner of choice when it comes to the green transition. Millions of pounds in investment is expected to be unlocked for clean industries across Africa through the virtual event, hosted by Secretary of State Anne-Marie Trevelyan. The UK is […]

    Posted at January 20, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on UK hosts African conference on green transition
  • Winter takes hold as large volumes of LNG help meet demand, but at what cost to business energy users?

    In this episode you will learn: Hedge fund and speculative activity picks up in oil Supply and demand for gas and power in the UK as winter takes hold and what it means Interconnector capacity limits impact the import of power, exacerbated by issues with French nuclear production Big demands on fossil fuels expected as […]

    Posted at January 19, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Winter takes hold as large volumes of LNG help meet demand, but at what cost to business energy users?
  • US offers $420m to advance clean energy breakthroughs

    Funding opportunity worth $420 million (£308.6m) has been announced for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Frontier Research Centres (EFRC) to advance clean energy breakthroughs. The EFRCs are expanding across dozens of states, with the funding used to advance climate solutions through early-stage research on clean energy technology, advanced and low carbon manufacturing and quantum information […]

    Posted at January 19, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on US offers $420m to advance clean energy breakthroughs
  • Latest Jobs – Internal Account Manager – Brownlow Utilities

    The Role To improve the efficiency, accuracy and speed of service, this role will be responsible for the internal management and delivery of energy procurement and management services to clients. This ensures that the warm sales leads and client requests generated by the wider sales/account management team will be communicated, assessed and managed through the […]

    Posted at January 18, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Latest Jobs – Internal Account Manager – Brownlow Utilities
  • Renewable materials and energy – the answer to net zero plastics?

    Shifting to zero-emission plastics is key, as consumption of plastic is expected to triple by 2050. That’s according to a new report from Covestro’s Markus Steilemann, claiming the technology is in place to make the shift but ‘all we need is the will’. The report reveals the chief reason for plastics’ negative impact on the […]

    Posted at January 18, 2022 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Renewable materials and energy – the answer to net zero plastics?