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  • UK’s pipeline of onshore wind projects reaches 33GW

    The UK’s total pipeline of onshore wind projects either operating, under construction or being planned has hit 33GW. That’s according to new research by RenewableUK, which has revealed that is a 3GW increase from last year’s 30GW. The report claims that if every project in the current pipeline were to go ahead, the UK would […]

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  • Vietnamese consortium wins contract for 1GW offshore substations in Taiwan

    A Vietnamese consortium has been chosen to construct two offshore substations in Taiwan that are set to deliver 1GW of green energy once operational. The Hai Long wind projects are owned by Yushan Energy and Canadian utility Northland Power and will be delivered by Semco Maritime and PTSC MC. The deal is reportedly the largest […]

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  • Renewable energy producer to invest up to £13bn in the UK by 2030

    Portuguese utility EDP has announced it will invest through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR) £12.8 bIllion in the UK over the coming years. The investment is additional to that already made by Ocean Winds, the joint venture owned by EDPR and ENGIE dedicated to offshore wind, in the Moray East and Moray West projects, amounting […]

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  • A five times faster cut in energy-related carbon intensity ‘could help the world hit the 1.5°C target’

    The world needs to cut energy-related carbon intensity five times faster to hit the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target. That’s according to PwC’s Net Zero Economy Index which estimates that reduction could translate into a decarbonisation rate of 12.9% per year. The report which tracks energy-related CO2 emissions worldwide and estimates the rate of global decarbonisation […]

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  • Solar-powered cabin to slash emissions at National Grid project

    A solar-powered security cabin is making the work at the National Grid Hinkley Connection project greener. The cabin is promised to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 86% when compared with conventional vans. The cabin has been installed in Shurton, West Somerset, where National Grid’s contractor Babcock is completing overhead line works. The system does not require additional […]

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  • Mind the gap between cheapest energy deals and price cap!

    Skyrocketing wholesale energy prices seem to have taken their toll on the energy tariffs that are being available for the customers. New research by Cornwall Insight estimates the difference between the ten cheapest tariffs on offer and the current default tariff cap for September 2021 stands at just £11 a year, compared to £291/year a year […]

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  • With NordStream 2 ready to deliver gas to Europe, what is the hold up?

    In this episode of the Resonance you will learn: With NordStream2 seemingly ready to deliver, what are we waiting for? Russia underlines need for Europe to ask for extra capacity for gas if needed. Are longer term contracts needed to provide Europe with security of supply? With Spain as one of the largest LNG importers […]

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  • What is the UK’s Net Zero Strategy?

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the country’s well-awaited Net Zero Strategy yesterday – detailing how the UK is looking to achieve net zero emissions. Learn the key points from the strategy here all in graphic form. You can learn more on the strategy from reading our full article – available here.   Article source: https://www.energylivenews.com/2021/10/20/what-is-the-uks-net-zero-strategy/

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  • UK fuel spend ‘broke record in September’

    Brits spent the most money on fuels on 24th September, new research finds. According to Lloyds Bank that was the highest amount spent on fuel in a single day since the bank’s records began and nearly 125% more than the same day in 2019. It notes 24th September was the day after one of the […]

    Posted at October 19, 2021 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on UK fuel spend ‘broke record in September’
  • COP26 electric bus tour unveiled by Transport Minister

    Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP has hailed an electric bus tour from London to Glasgow to celebrate COP26. The 11-day tour will begin at Go-Ahead’s bus garage near Tottenham in north London, which is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. The garage is also home to a project led by SSE, UK […]

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