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  • ‘Europe must upgrade grid to hit renewable target’

    ‘Europe must upgrade grid to hit renewable target’ Feb 21, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Infrastructure Generation, Low Carbon, Top Stories 0 Image: Shutterstock If Europe is to achieve its goal of a 35% renewable energy mix by 2030, then investments in electricity grids need to scale up and become more strategic. That’s the suggestion from the […]

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  • BP: Plastic bans will slow oil demand

    BP: Plastic bans will slow oil demand Feb 21, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Infrastructure Generation, Low Carbon, Markets Finance, Top Stories 0 Image: jewhyte/Thinkstock Bans on single-use plastics will slow growth in global oil demand. That’s the forecast from BP’s latest Energy Outlook, which suggests the phasing out of plastic bottles, carrier bags and straws at both […]

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  • ‘UK’s smart meter roll out not looking so clever’

    ‘UK’s smart meter roll out not looking so clever’ Feb 20, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Markets Finance, Smart Data, Top Stories 0 An in-house display. Image: Shutterstock The UK needs to install 24 smart meters per minute in order to meet the 2020 roll out deadline. 2020. That’s according to new analysis from consumer group Which?, […]

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  • Industry professionals ‘confident about future of gas’

    Industry professionals ‘confident about future of gas’ Feb 20, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Coal, Gas Oil, Markets Finance, Top Stories 0 Image: Shutterstock Most oil and gas professionals are confident about the role of natural gas up to 2050. That’s according to a  new report published by the Energy Institute, which explores the opinions of almost 200 […]

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  • Express delivery! Could drones help cut emissions?

    Express delivery! Could drones help cut emissions? Feb 19, 2018 Priyanka Shrestha Sustainability Environment, Low Carbon, Top Stories 0 Image: Shutterstock The use of drones to deliver commercial packages could help save energy and emissions. A new study shows drone-based delivery could reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in the transportation sector. Researchers […]

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  • Octopus Energy hav-ink success with customer ratings

    Octopus Energy hav-ink success with customer ratings Feb 19, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Markets Finance 0 Image: Shutterstock Octopus Energy has been voted uSwitch’s ‘Supplier of the Year’ in terms of customer satisfaction. Beating the Big Six, the small supplier hit a 96% overall customer satisfaction score in a survey of more than 17,000 UK consumers. […]

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  • All aboard the new electric bus in Leeds

    All aboard the new electric bus in Leeds Feb 16, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Low Carbon 0 Image: Shutterstock A new zero-emission electric bus has been launched in the city of Leeds. Chinese bus manufacturer Yutong and British vehicle distributor Pelican Engineering Group have created the E10 city bus, which it claims is the first electric vehicle (EV) of […]

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  • Renault opens dedicated electric vehicle store

    Renault opens dedicated electric vehicle store Feb 18, 2018 Priyanka Shrestha Low Carbon 0 Image: Renault Renault has opened its first dedicated electric vehicle (EV) “concept” store in Sweden. The car manufacturer said its Renault Electric Vehicle Experience Centre in Stockholm will allow customers to find out the benefits of EVs and learn about charging […]

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  • Watch this week’s Short Fuse here!

    Watch this week’s Short Fuse here! Feb 16, 2018 Sumit Bose Policy Legislation, Top Stories 0 Tune in from 1600 every Friday. Watch This weeks show by clicking the picture! tweet Article source: http://www.energylivenews.com/2018/02/16/watch-this-weeks-short-fuse-live-now/

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  • EU approves Belgian clean schemes

    EU approves Belgian clean schemes Feb 17, 2018 Jonny Bairstow Policy Legislation, Markets Finance 0 The EU has approved two Belgian certification schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration. It said the initiatives in Flanders were in line with EU State aid rules because they contribute to reaching international energy and climate goals whilst preserving […]

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