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New UK trial to remove greenhouse gasses now worth £30m on open

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has invested £30 million in a new trial that will see researchers across the UK investigate five innovative methods of large-scale greenhouse gas removal from the atmosphere over four and half years starting today. The research hub located at Oxford University will provide expert access to cutting edge technology as …

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Facebook announces 10th and 11th data centers at Prineville, Oregon campus amid renewable energy fight – DCD

The Prineville Data Center is supported by 100 percent renewable energy, including two solar projects located in Oregon. However, recent regulation changes could affect Facebook’s ability to offset its use of fossil fuels and prevent it from using energy certificates in the state. Currently, the social network buys energy from Pacificorp and uses what is …

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97.4% of Scotland’s electricity consumption met by renewables In 2020 | theenergyst.com

New figures released yesterday reveal that Scotland has not met its 2020 target of generating the equivalent of 100% of the nation’s gross electricity demand from renewable sources. This target was set in 2011, when renewable technologies generated 37% of Scotland’s electricity demand. There was an 8% increase compared to 2019, meaning 97.4% of electricity …

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Natural Gas Pipeline In Venezuela Explodes | OilPrice.com

A section of a natural gas pipeline in Venezuela exploded on Saturday, which the country’s energy minister blamed on an attack, Reuters reports, citing a document produced by state energy company PDVSA. According to the same document, PDVSA had to suspend operations at the reinjection plant that the pipeline supplied with gas to stop the …

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Molson Coors set for 100% renewable electricity switch in the UK

31 March 2021, source edie newsroom Molson Coors Beverage Company, which produces drinks for brands including Carling and Doom Bar in the UK, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) that will enable it to transition to 100% renewable electricity in the UK. Pictured: Staff at Molson Coors’ Burton brewery. Image:Molson Coors via CityPress  The PPA …

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Electricity box explosion in Mortimer leaves homes without power – Berkshire Live

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National Grid agrees £7.8bn electricity deal and set to offload gas business | Express & Star

National Grid has unveiled a deal to buy Britain’s largest electricity distribution business for £7.8 billion and will offload the UK national gas transmission system under aims to increase its focus on electricity. National Grid – the company that helps keep Britain’s lights on – said it will launch a process later this year to …

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4 myths about how immigrants affect the U.S. economy | PBS NewsHour

Many immigrants are hesitant to take public benefits even if they are eligible, Peri said. “There is a little bit of a stigma in applying for welfare because they have come here to work, to support their families,” Peri said. Immigrants can be a financial burden to state and local governments through the cost of …

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National Grid to quit gas in major shift to green electricity

In a move anticipating the flood of demand for electric vehicles and massive new supply of renewable energy, the Grid today said it was buying the UK’s largest electricity distributer, Western Power Distribution, from US energy giant PPL for £7.8 billion. Then, later in the year, it will sell a majority stake in its UK …

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