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£43.7m raise for off-road trucks & motorbikes.

£43.7m raise for off-road trucks & motorbikes. The government has disclosed a new £43.7 million joint industry and government financing to help the construction of green auto technology, as well as electric motorbikes and off-road trucks that could be very useful. The projects that will benefit from the funding have electric motorcycles and an all-terrain,…
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Rollout of heat network zones in the UK

Rollout of heat network zones in the UK The government will proceed with its plans to develop heat network zones. A heat network zone is described as a chosen area within which heat networks are the lowest expenditure, low carbon solution for the heat decarbonisation of an area. The government’s disclosure will persue a consultation…
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European & Mediterranean regulators unite in energy shift

European & Mediterranean regulators unite in energy shift: The energy sector is currently facing a major transformation which implies multiple challenges, such as price surge and security of supply concerns and increasing energy poverty as well as many opportunities like digitalisation in light of the Clean Energy Package, as well as the transformation of heating…
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£1bn for colossal insulation scheme

£1bn for colossal insulation scheme Boris Johnson has reportedly advised ministers to find current government schemes that may “lose” £1 billion in total funding in favour of insulation of low income households. The government is exploring the option of diverting this cash from the £1 billion Public Sector Decarbonisation scheme which provides grants for public…
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Windfarms able to access greater market revenues

Windfarms able to access greater market revenues: Data collected by Cornwall Insight has shown that offshore windfarms delaying the beginning of their CfD contracts with the government, might have made substantially bigger profits since the start of 2022. Under a government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) agreement, favourable generators, are awarded a Strike Price for each…
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A new zero emission flying hydrofoil boat underway

A new zero emission flying hydrofoil boat underway What is described as the world’s first commercially viable “flying” hydrofoil boat, has been launched by a Belfast-based maritime engineering company. With a £12 million investment in research and development, Artemis Technologies developed a “zero-emission” vessel that can carry up to 12 passengers. The company stated that…
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The UK needs to provide more certainty to investors

The UK needs to provide more certainty to investors: Current research from Cornwall Insight and law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has set out what the UK government must do to attain an affordable, sustainable and secure energy system and achieve its goal of Net Zero by 2050. The report ‘UK and the energy transition: Leading…
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Could heat batteries help decarbonise UK’s beer industry?

Could heat batteries help decarbonise UK’s beer industry? Could heat batteries hold the key to the decarbonisation of the UK’s beer industry? Industries, including manufacturing, food refining and pharmaceuticals are presently using steam systems in their work. The tech is proclaimed to be a huge contributor to their overall carbon footprint. Southampton firm Caldera promises…
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Windfall tax is not the single solution to energy crisis

Windfall tax is not the single solution to energy crisis: After the announcement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer that the UK government will be bringing in a temporary, targeted energy profits levy, Dan Atzori, Research Partner at Cornwall Insight stated: “The energy market is in a state of transition, with geopolitical concerns threatening to…
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Rising energy prices make EV rapid charging costly

Rising energy prices make EV rapid charging costly: Could soaring electricity prices dampen the UK’s transport electrification? Current research by RAC, an automotive services company, says the cost to rapid charge an electric vehicle (EV) increased by a fifth within the last 8 months. The study reports the price has gone up to 44.55p per…
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