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The Senate voted on 28 April to effectively reinstate an Obama-era...
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UK’s first ‘clean air’ substation tested
SP Energy Networks is trialling ‘clean-air’ technology at one of its electricity substations. The energy network supplier will pilot innovative switchgear technology developed by...
Britain enters top ten low carbon league
The UK has moved up 13 places in the global rankings to number 7 among large and industrialised countries in terms of the carbon impact of its electricity production.
‘A world in transformation’ – WEO 2017
The IEA’s ‘World Energy Outlook 2017’ reports on an energy world in dramatic transition.
Human impact is creating 'striking new pattern' in global energy flow
The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how we produce and consume resources has formed a striking new pattern in the planet's global energy flow, according to researchers...
EPA finalises cooling water intake rule
The US Environmental Protection Agency's long awaited and much anticipated Section 316(b) rule on requirements for cooling water intake structures at existing power plants and...
IPCC report warns world is 'ill prepared' for changing climate
In its latest report Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and...
New report warns of massive amount of water used by traditional power plants
A report published by the European Wind Energy Association highlights the fact that that traditional power stations use vast amounts of water to generate power - and calls for this to...
'Progress towards clean energy has stalled' - IEA
The rapid expansion of renewable technologies is one of the few encouraging signs in global progress towards low-carbon energy, says the International Energy Agency.