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November 20, 2017

UK and Canada Launch Power Coal Alliance

The UK and Canada jointly launched the Power Coal Alliance at UN climate talks in Bonn this month, with the…
November 13, 2017

EU ETS Reforms Announced at COP23

The European Union reached an agreement on post-2020 carbon market reforms last week, with the aim of curbing the number…
November 2, 2017
Clean Growth

Clean Growth Strategy Reaffirms Pledge to Phase out Coal

The government’s Clean Growth Strategy includes a wide range of measures designed to meet the UK’s legally binding commitment to…
October 23, 2017

ESOS Evaluation Report Points to Energy Efficiency Improvements

Four out of five organisations compliant with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) reported some form of energy efficiency improvement…
October 9, 2017

Launch of Faraday Institute to Boost Battery Technology in the UK

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced the launch of the Faraday Institute, a consortium of seven…
September 5, 2017
energy-mix

Energy Trends Show a Continued Shift Away from Coal

UK energy trend data for Q1 2017 has been published by the government this month. The statistics show a continued…
August 21, 2017
shale-oil-rig

Cuadrilla Starts Drilling at UK Shale Gas Site

Cuadrilla, the UK shale gas developer, has started drilling operations at its site in Lancashire. The project has featured frequently in…
August 8, 2017
fracking

No Quick Fix for UK Shale

With declining reserves in the North Sea and the UK becoming effectively a net gas importer, the question of whether…
August 1, 2017
energy-jigsaw

Government Plan to Encourage Energy Storage

Wide ranging reforms for energy storage operators will increase the flexibility of the UK’s energy system and reduce costs to…