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Stormy weather creates UK renewables record
10 January, 2018
Windy conditions saw UK renewable power generation hit record levels in...
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NY governor backs offshore wind
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 New York state governor Andrew Cuomo has outlined plans to boost clean energy by proposing the development of a swathe of offshore wind energy and energy storage projects.

China announces national ETS
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 China has formally announced the launch of its national emissions trading scheme.

Scotland targets green growth
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Scotland has confirmed its intentions to put low carbon growth at the heart of its economic strategy with the publication of a new energy strategy.

Fast-track legislation to speed up UK compliance with 2018 EU-ETS
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 The UK government is introducing fast-track legislation to bring forward the country’s compliance with 2018 EU-ETS (energy trading scheme) emissions obligations.

Iberdrola advances clean energy plans
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Iberdrola has announced it will complete the process of phasing out all of its coal fired power stations around the world in order to meet its commitments to tackling climate change.

US groups line up to defy Trump
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 At the UN conference on climate change in Bonn, US states, cities and businesses joined together to make ‘America’s pledge’, in direct opposition to the Trump administration’s...

Investment is lagging behind climate needs – Bloomberg report
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Two years after the signing of the Paris climate agreement and eight years after Copenhagen, countries on both side of the rich-poor divide are falling short on promises made to...

OGCI makes first climate investments
Monday, November 06, 2017 The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has made its first three investments in low emission technology development.

Further boost for UK renewables prospects
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 UK Energy minister Richard Harrington has confirmed that up to £557 million will be made available for renewable electricity projects in a Contracts for Difference auction in 2019.

Tundra partners embark on CCS studies
Monday, October 16, 2017 A group of industry partners has embarked on a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North Dakota, USA.

USA to abandon Clean Coal Plan – it’s official
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 The administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency has announced that within days he will sign a new rule overriding former president Obama’s Clean Coal Plan.

New Dutch government to phase out coal by 2030
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 The incoming government of the Netherlands will put in place an ambitious policy agenda on climate change.

Statoil, Shell and Total in CO2 storage partnership
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Shell and Total are joining Statoil in a project to mature the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).

DOE to continue CCS research funding
Monday, October 02, 2017 The US Department of Energy has issued a funding opportunity for projects advancing carbon capture technologies.

Scotland unveils £60m low carbon plan
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 First minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £60 million Innovation Fund to support battery storage and other low carbon energy infrastructure.

UK announces CFD auction results
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 The UK’s government has confirmed that over 3 GW of new renewable energy projects will be built in the country following the latest contracts for difference (CFD) auction.

Feasibility of converting Magnum plant to hydrogen to be studied
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed an MoU that they will evaluate the possibility of converting Vattenfall’s Magnum gas firing plant into a hydrogen powered plant.

‘RE will be cheapest power in G20 countries’ – Greenpeace
Friday, July 07, 2017 Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest forms of power generation in every G20 country by the year 2030 at the latest, according to a new report from Greenpeace.

US coalition proposes consensus climate solution
Friday, June 23, 2017 A broad coalition of industrial firms, opinion leaders and environmental organisations has launched a new initiative that proposes the implementation of a market-based solution...

UK sector to work collectively on low carbon
Friday, June 23, 2017 The UK’s Carbon Trust has brought together key energy companies in a collaboration aimed at addressing key issues preventing an effective transition to a low carbon energy system.

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