Up to 1900MW of wind eligible for RESS-2

Up to 1900MW of wind eligible for RESS-2: Cornwall Insight’s ‘Route to RESS service’ has examined the potential capacity of wind and solar that could enter the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-2) auction in Ireland, with the analysis showing that approximately 1900MW (1800GWh) of solar and 1600MW (4800GWh) of wind is eligible to bid for…
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LEGO to build a future free from plastic

LEGO to build a future free from plastic : PET plastic that comes from discarded bottles will get a second chance as it will be the principal material to create LEGO bricks. LEGO Group has revealed ideas to make prototype bricks employing plastic bottles. The event is the outcome of a 3-year project of scientists…
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Solar sector expected to double but it needs to triple

Solar sector expected to double but it needs to triple The UK’s solar sector is expected to double in size by 2030 – however, to meet targets for net zero it is needed to triple, says Solar Energy UK. Solar Energy UK claims that 40GW of solar capacity needs to be in place by 2030…
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Ireland passes Climate Bill to cut 51% emissions

Ireland passes Climate Bill to cut 51% emissions: The Irish Government has approved a milestone Climate Bill by creating a legally binding goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 by 51%, equating to a 2018 average. The government additionally and unanimously agreed to tackle & reach net zero by 2050. As claimed by the…
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SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030

SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030: The SMS smart meter installer plans to become a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. SMS plans to adopt the use of electric vehicles (EVs) across the whole business. The organisation’s guide to net zero includes an expansion in the use of renewable on-site generation and battery storage to power…
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Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030

Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030 predicts an AA survey from 12,500 drivers  suggesting 1/5 cars will EVs. EVs would form a fifth of all cars on the road as the forecast is by the time the ban on new petrol and diesel comes into force. The AA estimates we would see…
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Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030

Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030

Current offshore wind pipeline falls short of 40GW by 2030: Latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Renewables pipeline tracker report‘ show that even if all current offshore wind sites with leasing are developed in the coming years, total offshore wind capacity would only reach 29.7GW by 2030. The report currently tracks 22 sites across both floating…
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Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars

Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars: New cars and vans that are powered using petrol & diesel will become banned in the UK starting 2030. The ban forms a section of the government’s new 10-point plan to tackle climate change, which was initially planned for 2040, is set to be announced by the…
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2030 ban on polluting cars to make £4.2bn economy boost

2030 ban on polluting cars to make £4.2bn economy boost : Shifting the ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars & vans forward to 2030 may create a £4.2 billion supercharge for the UK economy. This according to a recent Cambridge Econometrics report, that believes a swift action on the limit of polluting cars…
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