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  • EU approves Dutch compensation for gas extraction earthquake damage

    Plans to compensate damage to real estate caused by earthquakes linked to gas extraction in the Netherlands have been granted EU approval. The government intends to set up a non-profit foundation to manage real estate activities related to the renovation and sale of buildings in the areas affected by drilling in the Groningen gas field. […]

    Posted at July 16, 2018 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on EU approves Dutch compensation for gas extraction earthquake damage
  • UK hits milestone of 1,000 coal-free hours

    The UK has gone a thousand hours without needing coal generation so far this year. That’s according to new figures released by MyGridGB, which show the country hit the milestone early this morning. The data shows the amount of coal-free time in 2018 has already eclipsed the figures from 2017 and 2016, in which there […]

    Posted at July 15, 2018 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on UK hits milestone of 1,000 coal-free hours
  • Hydrogen trains on track for low carbon freight sector

    Hydrogen could prove a highly effective low carbon fuel technology for powering trains. That’s according to Polish coal mining company JSW and PKP Cargo, a national rail freight operator, which are working together to research, analyse and potentially produce new types of shunting locomotives and freight wagons powered by hydrogen fuel. The main goal is […]

    Posted at July 15, 2018 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Hydrogen trains on track for low carbon freight sector