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Irish forecast Q2 2022 All-Island Power Market Outlook

Irish forecast Q2 2022 All-Island Power Market Outlook: Cornwall Insight‘s newest All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030 report gives a taster of the insights from its Q2 All-Island Forward Curve report. Changes to the SEM, GB and European Markets during the last quarter have been included into its models, containing delays in commissioning and new…
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How Farming Is Responding to Higher Fuel Costs

How Farming Is Responding to Higher Fuel Costs: Image from Pixabay – CC0 License Higher fuel costs are affecting farming around the world. It’s not just the cost of fossil fuels that is having an effect on farming, either, as prices have also risen for alternatives such as vegetable oils. Other increased prices are also…
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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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Replacing Russian energy will take some time

Replacing Russian energy will take some time Replacing Russian oil and gas will not likely come overnight. That’s the suggestion from Dr Nils Røkke, Executive Vice President Sustainability at SINTEF, Norway’s largest research institute who spoke about how feasible the European plan to ditch Russian fossil fuels is. He stated: “The replacement will take some…
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Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal

Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal: Britain hit a 34-day coal burning stretch, by using the polluting fossil fuel to top-off its electricity supply each day from June 25th through July 28th. The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) cautions of the peril of getting caught in a “fossil fuel trap” where there…
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A green £44 million for the UK

A green £44 million for the UK A further £44 million has been invested into the UK’s green initiative in the hopes to provide green heat into the homes of millions as well as businesses and public buildings. This new government package, with £30 million going into England, will aid three UK heat networks set…
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Millions of £s from Green Homes Grant may be retracted

Millions of £s from Green Homes Grant may be retracted: 100s of millions of pounds devoted originally to the Green Homes Grant, that was primarily planned to help households set up energy efficiency measures, could  never be designated to eligible members of the scheme. As claimed by a report shown by Labour, almost £71 million…
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Scottish oil workers mulling careers due to climate change

Scottish oil workers mulling careers due to climate change: Some 80% of oil workers in Scotland have considered their careers in light of the potential impacts that actions taken to tackle climate change could have. Industry body Scottish Renewables new research suggests retraining to join the renewable sector received a positive from 77% and notes…
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