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Electric ferry to link UK & France travel in 40 minutes

Electric ferry to link UK & France travel in 40 minutes: A new battery powered craft explained as a ‘flying ferry’ may make trips through the English Channel in under an hour. Brittany Ferries, which is the shipping company, has reported plans to investigate the possibility of a new high-speed fully-electric mode of ferry travel…
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Try electric then GO ELECTRIC

Try electric then GO ELECTRIC A brand new £2.3 million scheme has been put in place in Coventry, that will allow businesses to try electric vehicles (EVs) for a period of up to two month for free, to hopefully encourage them to make the change. The new initiative, which is part of a partnership between…
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High wholesale prices & negative pricing expected to grow

High wholesale prices & negative pricing expected to grow: Research from Cornwall Insight’s Benchmark Power Curve, which forecasts the power market to 2045 under different net zero scenarios, highlights volatility in the wholesale power market is set to increase. Its central case scenario predicts that the standard deviation of hourly wholesale prices could reach £41.8/MWh…
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Oil and gas platforms could be powered by waves

Oil and gas platforms could be powered by waves:  Being launched is a new partnership to investigate the possibility of powering offshore oil and gas platforms with wave power. Lundin Energy Norway an oil and gas exploration and production company has partnered with a Swedish technology firm Ocean Harvesting Technologies for a study that will…
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EU urged to end sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2035

EU urged to end sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2035: The European Commissions have been called on by a consortium of industry leaders to phase out new diesel and petrol cars and vans no later than 2035. Among 27 signatories in the group the retail giant IKEA, the owner of the ride-hailing services…
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Former coal-fired power station to low carbon homes

Former coal-fired power station to low carbon homes: The Greenlight has been given to ENGIE to transform coal-fired power station site in Staffordshire into a mixed-use development of 2,300 new low carbon homes and a school. Planning permission has been granted by Cannock Chase District Council and Lichfield District Council for the plan will see…
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Joining the Hydrogen Taskforce is EDF

Joining the Hydrogen Taskforce is EDF: The coalition of the UK’s largest organisations that operate in the hydrogen sector Hydrogen Taskforce, has announced that EDF has become its new member. Working with the government to secure the role of hydrogen in the UK’s future energy mix, the group will also include representatives from EDF’s proposed…
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Social Housing emissions to be slashed

Social Housing emissions to be slashed: A UK-wide heat pump project has been launched by Centrica to help customers save on their energy bills and to drive down social housing emissions. This project is set to replace existing heating systems in 600 homes across the North West, Midlands, North, East and South West with low…
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£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses

£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses: The government has initiated a £120 million scheme today in order to back the rollout of zero-emission buses throughout the UK. The financing is being made accessible by way of the Zero Emissions Buses Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme and is expected to provide as much as 500 green…
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China produced over half of the globe’s coal-fired electricity

China produced over half of the globe’s coal-fired electricity: In the year when coal generation had its steepest fall on record worldwide. China was accountable for around 53% of the world’s coal-fired electricity in 2020. This is claimed by a new report by the energy & climate research group Ember, that believes China’s coal generation…
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