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UK carbon capture project awarded £72m funds

UK carbon capture project awarded £72m funds: The HyNet North West project may play a critical part in bringing net zero to the UK & has been granted £72 million in funds to get started. The project contains the production of a new hydrogen pipeline and founded on the development of hydrogen from natural gas…
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The Summary of Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget

The Summary of Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget: In Leeds a new infrastructure bank will drive at least £40 billion of green investment. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget is set for a series of sustainable plans,  in which he established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and business-focused recover…
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Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer

Government ambitions for COP26 need to be clearer: BEIS have stated that the government’s ambitions for the COP26 climate summit in November needs to be clearer showed an report by Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS). BEIS has called for more clarity in relation to the summit to ensure maximum potential for agreements and…
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Capacity Market

Cornwall Insight on Capacity Market prequalification

Cornwall Insight on Capacity Market prequalification: On 11 December the EMR Delivery Body (National Grid ESO) published the prequalification registers for the T-1 (2021-22) and T-4 (2024-25) Capacity Market (CM) auctions. The headline figure from the prequalification register is 54.0GW of de-rated capacity has prequalified for the T-4 auction against a target of 41.2GW. However,…
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Government reveal boost in £10m funds for distillery trade

Government reveal boost in £10m funds for distillery trade: The UK Government has announced £10 million in funding to assist the nation’s whisky & other spirit distilleries by cutting carbon emissions, help with new green jobs & work on approaching net zero. The current move of funding is forecast to help distilleries slash CO2 emissions…
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Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19

Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19: The government has reported £213 million in new funds to assist researchers in tackling mankind’s largest challenges, for instance climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic & terrorism. The funds, that is being brought about as a section of the Research & Development Roadmap, will be used to supply…
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Cornwall Insight comments on the Energy White Paper

Cornwall Insight comments on the Energy White Paper: Commenting on the government’s release of the Energy White Paper, which sets out plans to decarbonise the UK’s energy system, Gareth Miller, CEO of Cornwall Insight, said: “The Energy White Paper maps out the biggest change to the energy markets since the Electricity Act of 1989. Many…
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Government initiate anticipated Energy White Paper

Government initiate anticipated Energy White Paper: The government has started its long-anticipated Energy White Paper to clean up the nation’s energy systems & guarantee the journey to net zero by 2050 is attainable and affordable. The white paper extends on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s newly announced Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution and…
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IMechE speaks on CCC’s 6th Carbon Budget for Gov

IMechE speaks on CCC’s 6th Carbon Budget for Gov: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has reported it accepts the enthusiastic decarbonisation plan as put forth in the Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget. The association says it anticipates the nation will adopt the CCC’s advice as a chance for increasing engineering skills &…
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First COP26 leading sponsors announced

First COP26 leading sponsors announced: SSE, ScottishPower, Natwest Group & National Grid have been reported as the first sponsors of the COP26 climate summit. With one year to go before the event takes place in Glasgow in November 2021, the government announced the Principal Partners will carry the delivery of a successful & ambitious COP…
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