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We are yet to reach even half way towards our goal for Net Zero, Climate Change Committee claims

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Despite emissions halving in 2020 during the Covid-19 lockdowns, the road to net zero is far from half-complete. A new report suggests that while government has been making promises and taking steps towards a greener future for our planet, we’ve got more work ahead of us than many might have hoped for before now.    …

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New SSE project announced to create an output of over 4.1GW

New SSE project announced to create output of over 4.1GWGW

Despite a handful of suppliers choosing to leave the industry this year due to crisis, Energy giant SSE continues to bring us hope after announcing that SSE Renewables, an offshoot project, looks to combine wind farms in order to build a super project to create an output of over 4.1GW In an unprecedented move, Scotland’s …

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More closures following recent UK Energy crisis

More closures following recent UK Energy crisis

Emma Pinchbeck, Chief Energy Executive (UK) floods news headlines today following her statement that the recent energy crisis in the United Kingdom stands to effect our retail industry, and more. “Crisis in energy is an unusual black swan event”, she shared, “but we can expect to experience more under the current Energy and Climate plan.” …

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“People’s Energy is closing for trade”; the Scottish energy organisation announced after only 4 years, shortly followed by Utility Point and more.

“People’s Energy is closing for trade”; the Scottish energy organisation announced after only 4 years, shortly followed by Utility Point and more.

A disappointing week for energy following the bust of PfP Energy and MoneyPlus Energy, another two suppliers have gone under this week with both Utility Point and People’s Energy announcing to cease in trade.   The closing of People’s Energy will affect nearly 220,000 domestic customers and more than 350 thousand others, though it is …

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New Australian rules support priority low emissions technologies after Government grant of AUD$192.5m

New Australian rules support priority low emissions technologies after Government grant of AUD$192.5m

The Australian Government has introduced new regulations that will help develop the next generation of low-emission energy technologies.  The Australian government has allocated AUD$192.5 million (£102m) to enable the ARENA agency to deliver targeted programs and research, including supporting microgrids, reducing barriers for electric vehicle use or vehicles powered by biofuel or clean hydrogen technology, …

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Energy Impact Partners announce the launch of funding to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

Energy Impact Partners announce the launch of funding to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

The global investment platform shared on Wednesday that it is bringing forward The Elevate Future Fund. This fund will launch to create a more diverse founder community and inclusive venture capital ecosystem within energy transition, with $120 million in commitments.   The $120m goal has already been met by over 50% due to the large …

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Could blue hydrogen have a worse effect on climate change than the likes of natural gas?

Could blue hydrogen have a worse effect on climate change than the likes of natural gas?

There are calls for green hydrogen to be made the focus after a new study by Cornell and Stanford University found that blue hydrogen could be 20% more damaging, and risks delaying the UK’s decarbonisation action. The research claims that blue hydrogen could potentially be 20% worse for the climate than burning natural gas or …

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Oil prices dropped this week due to IEA announcement

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Reuters London reported on August 12 that oil prices declined on Thursday following the IEA’s comment that the Delta variant of the Coronavirus would slow the recovery of global oil demand.  The IEA’s predictions for the second half of this year have been revised upwards to account for some unforeseen changes. The organization predicts an …

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Scotland’s largest net zero housing development greenlights sustainable, environmentally-friendly flats.

Scotland’s largest net zero housing development greenlights sustainable, environmentally-friendly flats.

The flats that will be located on Edinburgh’s waterfront are designed to use on-site renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind turbines in order reduce the need for power from nonrenewable resources such as coal or oil.   A Net Zero Energy Building is one that produces enough of its own clean electricity with …

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Early rollout of Sustainable Farming Incentive Scheme, Government announce

Early rollout of Sustainable Farming Incentive Scheme, Government announce

It was confirmed by the UK Government today that an early rollout of a new environmental land management scheme will be put in place to reward farmers for adopting more sustainable farming approaches. This means there are now two different ways to get rewarded!  Farmers who were eligible in receiving Basic Payment Scheme payments can …

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