A call for urgent reforms to deliver green heat goals

A call for urgent reforms to deliver green heat goals: Representing an estimated 20 million customers across the UK,a group of energy suppliers, have today called for urgent action and new policies to speed up take-up of low carbon heating. The partnership suggests the energy market in its current state is unfair as it tends…
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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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Restart of EDF’s reactors have been approved

Restart of EDF’s reactors have been approved: EDF have been allowed to return its two reactor at Hunterston B in Scotland to service for a limited period of operation by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR). After cracks observed in the graphite bricks that form the reactor core the reactors closed in 2018. Approximately six…
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EDF to close final coal plant in September 2022

EDF to close final coal plant in September 2022: EDF has now affirmed it will shut down its West Burton A coal plant in September 2022 which happens to be 2 years ahead of the government’s target date for coal-fired power. The plant in North Yorkshire is EDF’s only remaining coal-fired power station & is…
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Further suppliers to increase energy bills

Further suppliers to increase energy bills: After an announcement last week from British Gas, they are to adjust their prices to the new tariff cap, more suppliers have come forward about the changes that could potentially see customers’ energy bills increase upto £96. EDF, Scottish Power and E.ON adjusted to the new tariff cap level…
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EDF to add floating wind capability to Blyth offshore project

EDF to add floating wind capability to Blyth offshore project:  EDF, The French energy giant, has revealed designs to add extra floating turbines to its current Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm just off the Northumberland coast. The plan, at this moment, has a capacity of 41.5MW & the project is to set up 5…
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Switching to EVs may save Brits £57k on lifetime fuel costs

Switching to EVs may save Brits £57k on lifetime fuel costs: Drivers in the UK could save an overall of £57,000 on lifetime fuel costs if they converted to electric vehicles (EVs). This is reported from new research by the energy company EDF, it says the average lifetime cost of charging an EV is £6,000,…
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Could emojis be key to attack climate change?

Could emojis be key to attack climate change? EDF seems to think so. The energy titan has launched a new assortment of emojis. These emojis will assist people in the fight against climate change and have conversations about complex matters such as the journey to net zero by 2050. In a study of 5,000 people…
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EDF appointed to help public sector move to EVs

EDF appointed to help public sector move to EVs: EDF has been appointed by The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to help the UK public sector in its ongoing transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The development of infrastructure is covered by the agreement, which is required across the country for EV charging for local authorities, central…
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Sizewell C consultation by Environment Agency

Sizewell C consultation by Environment Agency: The construction of a new-build nuclear facility at its site in Suffolk has been proposed by EDF’s Sizewell C company. Located next to the existing Sizewell B buildings, the Environment Agency has launched in response, a consultation to gather feedback from national stakeholders and the community regarding applications for…
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