A fire at an interconnector is expected to raise energy rates

A fire at an interconnector is expected to raise energy rates: A fire at National Grid’s IFA Interconnector in Sellindge, Kent forced the evacuation of the facility, but it might potentially have a significant impact on Energy Bills. The British-French subsea power link is a joint venture between RTE, the french transmission operator, and National…
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Nations paid $42bn on coal power plants amid 2013 – 2019

Nations paid $42bn on coal power plants amid 2013 – 2019: Almost $42 billion (£30.3bn) was spent on coal power plants in 18 countries throughout a 6 year timeframe, between 2013 & 2019. This is reported from current research by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) & Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), that indicates governments persist to…
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Without new coal being produced COP26 will be a success

Without new coal being produced COP26 will be a success: By 2021 there will be no new coal if COP26 is a success. That is the core result of a new analysis by the think-tank E3G, which reveals that the global pipeline of coal power facilities may soon fail. According to the research, the number…
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£2.2m maritime decarbonisation project started in Orkney

£2.2m maritime decarbonisation project started in Orkney: A new £2.2m project has begun in the UK to investigate different solutions for decarbonising ferries along with shore side activities in ports. The 7 month Hydrogen in an Integrated Maritime Energy Transition (HIMET) project in Orkney, managed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) intends to display…
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Word ‘cake’ said more than ‘climate change’ on British TV

Word ‘cake’ said more than ‘climate change’ on British TV: The word cake was mentioned 10 times more than climate change on UK television in 2020 according to a current report. A new study by the BAFTA supported sustainability project albert indicates words like wind & solar power were said less than 500 times, as…
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EVs are predicted to raise electricity demand by 71.6TWh

EVs are predicted to raise electricity demand by 71.6TWh: The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’ forecasts that by 2040 EVs will contribute an additional 71.6TWh, this is a massive 31 times higher than the current level of demand for electricity from electrified transport and 25% of current annual demand which stands at…
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RWE starts renewable energy study with TVE

RWE starts renewable energy study with TVE: RWE & Tees Valley Education (TVE) have teamed up to begin a series of educational supplies to teach students about renewable energy. The 5 school multi-academy trust has connected with the energy company’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm to make and examine a succession of offshore wind teaching materials…
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EV rapid charging infrastructure in Britain obtains £75m

EV rapid charging infrastructure in Britain obtains £75m: Electric vehicle (EV) charging services supplier Osprey Charging will finance £75 million in constructing over 150 rapid EV charging hubs all over the UK throughout the next 4 years. Every hub will integrate as much as 12 rapid chargers, this means the project will provide 1,500 units…
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World is faulting on satisfying Paris Agreement except one

World is faulting on satisfying Paris Agreement except one: With COP26 coming up very soon, it appears the only country globally to be on the right path to meet the Paris Agreement targets is The Gambia. This is the conclusion of a current report by Climate Action Tracker, it believes that all nations, along with…
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People’s Energy and Utility Point have gone bust

People’s Energy and Utility Point gone bust: Is this a dominos effect on the energy market? Two other energy suppliers have gone under just a week after Pfp Energy and MoneyPlus Energy went bust. It has been announced today by People’s Energy and Utility Point that they have ceased buisness. Nearly 350,000 People’s Energy Customers…
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