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  • Water regulator slammed for removing performance rewards cap

    Water regulator slammed for removing performance rewards cap Dec 14, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Water 0 Image: Shutterstock Ofwat has been criticised for removing a cap on the financial rewards water firms can get by beating their targets on water pollution, leaks and customer service. As part of its 2019 price review, the water regulator said […]

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  • Ofgem chairman to step down

    Ofgem chairman to step down Dec 14, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Markets Finance 0 Image: Ofgem Ofgem has announced its chairman will step down in September 2018. David Gray was appointed to his role in October 2013, having previously been an executive director in charge of the networks division from 2003 to 2007. He said: “My […]

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  • CMA removes Centrica’s Rough gas storage commitments

    CMA removes Centrica’s Rough gas storage commitments Dec 13, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Coal, Gas Oil, Markets Finance 0 Image: Shutterstock The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed its decision to remove the requirements placed on Centrica’s Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea. The announcement will help the energy giant with the closure […]

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  • Egypt joins global scheme to end gas flaring

    Egypt joins global scheme to end gas flaring Dec 13, 2017 Jonny Bairstow Coal, Gas Oil, Sustainability Environment 0 Image: Shutterstock Egypt has joined a global initiative to end the routine flaring of gas at oil production sites. It will join the Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 initiative, which aims to bring together governments, oil […]

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  • World’s space agencies to set up climate observatory

    World’s space agencies to set up climate observatory Dec 12, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Sustainability Environment 0 The heads of several of the world’s space agencies have agreed to set up a climate observatory to pool data and share it with scientists across the world. The UK Space Agency has joined other organisations to commit to […]

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  • UK-Malaysia bioelectricity project wins Newton Prize

    UK-Malaysia bioelectricity project wins Newton Prize Dec 12, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Low Carbon, Markets Finance 0 Image: Shutterstock A project that generates sustainable electricity from effluent waste processing has been awarded with the Newton Prize worth £112,000. UK and Malaysian researchers from the University of Cambridge and University of Malaya successfully developed an integrated microbial […]

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  • Tariff switching hits new heights in 2017

    Tariff switching hits new heights in 2017 Dec 11, 2017 Jonny Bairstow Markets Finance 0 Image: Shutterstock/ELN Switching figures for this year have hit nearly five million, topping 2016’s record heights. That’s according to the latest figures from Energy UK, which suggest this has been partially driven by new companies joining the Energy Switch Guarantee […]

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  • Now you can sip sustainably with 100% green beers

    Now you can sip sustainably with 100% green beers Dec 11, 2017 Jonny Bairstow Sustainability Environment, Infrastructure Generation, Low Carbon 0 The Adnams Brewery. Image: Philip Bird LRPS CPAGB / Shutterstock A Suffolk-based beer and spirits producer has made its business 100% renewable. Adnams says its offices, stores, brewery and distribution centre are now supplied by a […]

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  • UN, Chinese social media platform target air pollution

    UN, Chinese social media platform target air pollution Dec 10, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Sustainability Environment, Top Stories 0 Image: Gil C/Shutterstock The UN has teamed up with China’s biggest social media network to intensify its campaigns on air pollution and other environmental issues such as marine litter. UN Environment has signed a strategic partnership with […]

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  • Energy sector shows its personality at ELPA!

    Energy sector shows its personality at ELPA! Dec 08, 2017 Priyanka Shrestha Latest Videos, Markets Finance, Top Stories 0   Watch the video to find out what people in the energy industry thought about the inaugural Energy Live Personality Awards (ELPA). ELPA, Energy Live Personality Awards, London, UK, awards tweet Article source: http://www.energylivenews.com/2017/12/08/energy-sector-shows-it-personality-at-elpa/

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