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Bill Gates announces partnership with the EU in “pioneering”goals to support clean technologies

Bill Gates announces partnership with the EU in “pioneering”goals to support clean technologies

Alongside the EU, Bill Gates looks to use The Commission and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst in order to move new investments of up to 820million dollars between next year and 2026.   A new “pioneering” partnership has been announced between the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, backed by Bill Gates, to boost investments in clean …

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Gas giant and British Gas owner Centrica sell their gas site for £20mil.

Gas giant and British Gas owner Centrica sell their gas site for £20mil.

British Gas owner Centrica announces the sale of its Peterborough site (British GasConnections Limited – BGCL) for £20 million — subject to customary working capital and other completion adjustments — to Whitetower Holdings, an affiliate company.  “The sale is consistent with Centrica’s strategy to become a simpler, leaner group focused on delivering for its customers …

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Welsh government take further action on forming their Interministerial group for Climate Change, Net Zero and Energy

Welsh government take further action on forming their Interministerial group for Climate Change, Net Zero and Energy

July 8th saw the Welsh Government publish a document regarding the purpose of the Interministerial Group for Net Zero, Energy and Climate Change.   This writeup is to provide references and support effective engagement and collaboration in areas of shared interest between the portfolio ministers leading on these issues within the UK administrations, and is led by …

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Snam CEO Marco Alvera approaches hopes for investing in the Italian economy via hydrogen produced by renewables

Snam CEO Marco Alvera approaches hopes for investing in the Italian economy via hydrogen produced by renewables

On Friday, Italian infrastructure giant Snam’s CEO Marco Alvera shared his vision in the changing role of hydrogen in our future, claiming that if hydrogen is to be produced using renewables, it should have the ability to successfully travel through existing gas pipelines.    Today, Italian gas is produces from Serbia and Russia via pipelines. …

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Myth: Busted. Irish Petroleum Industry Association confirm that there is no risk of Covid-19 spreading through our petrol pumps.

Myth: Busted. Irish Petroleum Industry Association confirm that there is no risk of Covid-19 spreading through our petrol pumps.

A number of text messages found on the likes of WhatsApp, Facebook and other social media found that many drivers in the UK fear the virus rapidly spreading through petrol pumps. These posts are creating a sensation that petrol pumps around the UK could be acting as ‘super-spreaders’ of the new virus, with hundreds of …

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By 2025, Royal Mail make promises to only order electric new vehicles for use in the workplace by making them the only available vehicle to order.

By 2025, Royal Mail make promises to only order electric new vehicles for use in the workplace by making them the only available vehicle to order.

The Royal Mail has announced that by 2025, only electric vehicles will be available to order. In the meantime, Postmen and women who need a car for their job can apply for a new zero tailpipe emissions company car scheme in April 2022 – perfect timing since this is when deliveries of gas-powered vans are …

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World Benchmarking Alliance, alongside CDP and ADEME, push for preventative measures within the oil and gas sector, with ongoing concerns that the world will reach rising temperatures of 1.5°C.

World Benchmarking Alliance, alongside CDP and ADEME, push for preventative measures within the oil and gas sector, with ongoing concerns that the world will reach rising temperatures of 1.5°C.

With 0 of 100 companies involved in the report taking the step to commit to oil and gas exploration, whilst simultaneously acknowledging that this is one of the largest contributors to the global climate emergency.   The study measures 100 major oil and gas firms on whether they are taking appropriate action to drive down …

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August sees electricity prices continue to drop as gas outlook seems to brighten throughout this month

August sees electricity prices continue to drop as gas outlook seems to brighten throughout this month

As we approach August, gas supply challenges seem to be more settled. This is great news because it will alleviate the pressure for renewable power generation and on-demand electricity supplies which seems like a current challenge with fluctuating prices, but that doesn’t mean there is still a lot to consider for the industry post COVID-19. …

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Partner needed to deliver climate change event in Slovakia, says the British Embassy

Partner needed to deliver climate change event  in Slovakia, says the British Embassy

Slovakia is asking for a minimum of 15 commitments to carbon neutrality from cities, towns and regions. To do this they are holding a bidding process with an incentive package that includes videos where the mayor of their town commits to going green in front of children who will be excited about making Slovakia greener …

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Green transport hub launched in Stirling, Scotland

Green transport hub launched in Stirling, Scotland

The Stirling site has received more than £1million in funding for their project through Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge fund, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). With this money, the site will be built to contain solar panels, and more than 64 charge points for electric vehicles as …

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