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Taking off at Vienna Airport is largest solar PV plant

Taking off at Vienna Airport is largest solar PV plant: Austria today announced plans to construct the country’s largest solar PV facility near Vienna’s international airport. The solar project, which is expected to contain 55,000 panels, would span a surface area of 24 hectares. The Vienna Airport intends to invest €33 million (£27.9 million) on…
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Households offered £5000 to replace their gas boilers

Households offered £5,00 to replace their gas boilers: Households in the United Kingdom are allegedly scheduled to get £5,000 in new government assistance to replace their outdated gas boilers with low-carbon replacements. The government is set to release its Heat and Buildings Strategy, which will include steps to decrease emissions from buildings, in the coming…
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Doubling onshore wind would take bill pressure off

Doubling onshore wind would take bill pressure off: To decrease energy bills, the sector has pushed the government to quadruple the onshore wind objective by 2030. RenewableUK predicts that doubling the country’s onshore wind capacity to 30GW may lower consumer costs by £16.3 billion by 2030. According to the trade organisation, this would result in…
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COP26 is not a photo op said Alok Sharma

COP26 is not a photo op said Alok Sharma: The COP26 President-Designate stated earlier today that the conference is not a photo opportunity or a discussion forum. “COP26 is not a photo op or a talking shop. It must be the forum where we put the world on track to deliver on climate.” said Alok…
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£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement

£2T in pension schemes not aligned with Paris Agreement: About £2 trillion invested in UK retirement pots are misaligned with the Paris Climate Agreement. A current study by Make My Money Matter projects a staggering 71 of 100 major pension funds have not made ‘robust’ net zero emissions commitments yet. The writers of the study…
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British Public ‘back a ban on gas boilers within the decade’

Britsh Public ‘back a ban on gas boilers within the decade’: Almost 59 percent of Britons want a ban on the sale of gas boilers within the next decade. According to a new poll conducted by Public First, over half of the individuals polled favour the government’s intentions to prohibit the sale of gas boilers.…
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‘the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter’ is Drax’s Selby Plant

‘the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter’ is Drax’s Selby Plant: According to recent Ember study, the Drax power station in Selby, which utilises biomass, is the UK’s largest carbon dioxide emitter. After analysing the carbon footprints of European coal power projects, analysts at the environmental think tank ranked the Drax plant third among the top five…
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Nine Months on, Hit Or Miss? Energy White Paper

Nine Months on Hit Or Miss? Energy White Paper: Nine months after its release, half of the almost 58 commitments outlined in the Energy White Paper have already been met or are on track to be met. According to an assessment conducted by public affairs consultant Brevia Energy, the government is struggling to meet nearly…
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‘Relying on large-scale nuclear for base supply is risky’

‘Relying on large-scale nuclear for base supply is risky’:  Depending on large-scale nuclear for base supply is a bit risky. That is the suggestion of Marie Claire Brisbois, Lecturer in Energy Policy at the University of Sussex Business School, who spoke about the obstacles that await the Prime Minister’s new goal to source all of…
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‘Britain’s fossil fuel-free grid by 2035’ the industry responds

‘Britain’s fossil fuel-free grid by 2035’ the industry responds : A new promise has been made by Boris Johnson for grid decarbonisation with Britain sourcing all its electricity from renewable energy sources. But what about the industry? Remove roadblocks and go the extra mile In response to the Prime Minister’s commitment to decarbonise electricity by…
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