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  • Next Capacity Market auction planned for June

    National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has “finalised” the next Capacity Market auction for June 2019. It has rearranged the postponed T-1 auction for the 2019/20 delivery year – which was originally scheduled to take place in January – for 11-12 June this year. It comes after Energy Secretary Greg Clark sent a letter to […]

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  • EU approves €5bn Polish energy scheme, probes surcharge reductions

    The European Commission has approved a €5 billion (£4.3bn) Polish support scheme for co-generated electricity with surcharge reductions for large energy users. The scheme, with an annual budget of €500 million (£431m), will support combined heat and power (CHP) installations connected to the district heating networks in Poland and run until December 2028. The support […]

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  • Ripple Energy crowdfund puts wind in the sails of onshore turbines

    Ripple Energy has launched a crowdfunding campaign to allow the public to invest in new wind farms across the UK. The start-up says investors will become the co-owners of the new renewable energy facilities and will be supplied by the renewable and affordable electricity produced. It says its unique energy tariffs will combine wind farm […]

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  • Philip Hammond calls for more action on sustainable global growth

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has called for increased international action on sustainable growth. According to a release from the UK Government, he used his time talking at the annual IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington to urge financial leaders around the world to ensure sustainable growth and the drive to tackle climate change are […]

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  • Latest Jobs – Safety Supervisor (Solar Specialisation) – Energy Jobline

    Wood is bidding for a Program Management Consultant (PMC) based in Kuwait for a new Solar Development project about 100km outside Kuwait City and the project is expected to last for 54 months approximately. Recruiter: WoodLocation: Kuwait (KW)Salary: Competitive Responsibilities We are currently looking for expressions of interest from PMC Safety Supervisor to start by […]

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  • Clean energy and transport projects win share of €4bn EU fund

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €4 billion (£3.5m) of new financing for transport, clean energy generation and access to clean water projects in 18 countries. They include sustainable urban transport projects to increase the use of electric buses, trams and metro services in Rotterdam and Marseille and credit lines to enable energy efficiency […]

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  • Marston’s pub restaurants get 100% clean EV chargers in new deal

    Octopus Electric Vehicles, Octopus Energy and Engenie have joined forces to supply 100% renewable electricity to the rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging network being installed at 200 Marston’s pub restaurants. The businesses say the fast-chargers can fuel an EV with enough clean power to drive up  to 100 miles in just half an hour. The […]

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  • West Sussex fired up for heat network project

    Funding worth £103,600 has been awarded for a proposed heat network project in West Sussex. The grant will be used to carry out initial feasibility study, which will focus on demonstrating if the project is viable from a technical and financial perspective and ensuring there is “sufficient, permanent demand” for the heat across the Manor […]

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  • Registration open for £60m CfD round

    The registration process for the next allocation round under the Contracts for Difference (CfDs) scheme is now open. It is in preparation for the third round, expected to be opened by May 2019, as indicated by the Department for Business, Energy Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Projects will compete for an annual budget of £60 million for […]

    Posted at April 12, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Registration open for £60m CfD round
  • The Co-op commits to halving direct emissions by 2025

    The Co-op has committed to halving its direct emissions by 2025. The announcement comes after it reached a previous carbon goal three years ahead of schedule. It plans to achieve the target through a multi-million-pound investment in natural refrigeration and associated technologies, as well as installing energy efficient LED lighting. In a bid to stay […]

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