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  • Five suppliers ordered to pay £765k into government renewable scheme

    Ofgem has ordered five energy suppliers to make payments of around £765,000 in total into a government renewable energy scheme. The regulator has issued Colorado Energy, Igloo Energy Supply Limited, Neon Reef Limited, Whoop Energy Limited and Symbio Energy with provisional orders to make the payments and meet their Feed-in Tariff (FiT) levelisation obligation. The […]

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  • Elicio and BayWa r.e. partner for 250MW floating offshore wind venture

    Elicio and BayWa r.e. have been selected to tender the first commercial scale floating offshore wind farm in Europe. The wind farm will be based in Brittany, France and have a capacity of 250MW. Both companies have been seeking opportunities to enter the floating offshore wind market, almost submitting a joint bid in July during […]

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  • Government to consult on recycling EV batteries

    The government plans to launch a consultation on recycling batteries of electric vehicles (EVs) in the coming months, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng told the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC). The announcement follows EAC’s letter which raised concerns about the lack of recycling facilities for lithium-ion batteries across the UK. The body is expected to contribute to […]

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  • Rolls-Royce eyes nuclear-powered mining on the Moon!

    Rolls-Royce is reportedly developing technology designed to power mining work on planets far away from the Earth, including the Moon! According to The Mail on Sunday, the company is working on a nuclear reactor that could even be built even on Mars, to provide energy for drilling, processing and storage. Dave Gordon, UK Senior Vice […]

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  • Government considers offering loans to energy firms

    After a traumatic week for the UK’s energy market due to the soaring global gas prices, the government is reportedly considering offering emergency loans to energy firms. According to reports, the loans are expected to encourage energy companies to take on customers of companies that go under administration. Analysts claim that wholesale gas prices have […]

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  • Kwasi Kwarteng: “Security of energy supply is not a cause for immediate concern”

    The Business and Energy Secretary is reassuring that the security of the country’s energy supply is not a cause for immediate concern. That comes after a series of meetings Mr Kwarteng held with energy industry bosses during the weekend. The main topic of these discussions was the worrying impact of global gas price rises that […]

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  • Wholesale energy costs now ‘burn’ switching service of comparison website

    The energy switching service of a leading comparison website has been frozen today. Soaring energy prices seem to continue painting a grim picture for the British energy market’s future as they led Compare The Market to pause one of its most popular services. Earlier this week, analysts predicted prices will further increase because of a […]

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  • EU to boost climate funding with further €4bn for poorer countries

    The European Union has pledged to increase climate funding by €4 billion (£3.4bn) to help countries worst hit by the devastating impacts of climate change. Speaking at the European Parliament, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: “We will now propose an additional€4 billion (£3.4bn) for climate finance until 2027. But we expect the […]

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  • British Embassy Bratislava seeks projects for climate awareness

    The British Embassy in Bratislava is inviting non-profit organisations in Slovakia to submit proposals for projects aimed at raising awareness and engagement on climate change. Funding worth up to €5,000 (£4,265) will be provided for projects that cover one or both of these topics: youth engagement with climate change in relation to COP26 and promotion […]

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  • ENA recognised for its work during Covid-19 pandemic

    Energy Networks Association (ENA) has been shortlisted in two award categories for its response to Covid-19 pandemic. The energy industry body is the finalist in the Covid Response Awards. The ENA joins other finalists, including BBC Education, Channel 4, HMRC and the video conferencing platform Zoom. The association has made it into the categories for […]

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