Heat pumps plan may fail due to lack of engineering skills

Heat pumps plan may fail due to lack of engineering skills: The government’s scheme to increase heat pump installations is doomed to fail because of the engineering skills shortage. According to a new study by the consumer website Heating Hub, that suggests over 90% of the UK’s heating system engineers are not trained to correctly…
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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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New Chair appointed by ENA for Open Networks Project

New Chair appointed by ENA for Open Networks Project: It was announced today by Energy Networks Association (ENA) that Sotiris Georgiopoulos will be the new Chair of the Open Networks Project. Transforming the way energy networks operate, underpinning the delivery of a smart grid is an the aim by the Open Networks Project. With more…
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Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford

Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford: Set to be approved later this month is a new pilot zone that will restrict polluting vehicles from key streets in Oxford. This is aimed to help tackle the climate emergency and improve the health of residents, workers and visitors in Oxford and reduce air pollution levels.…
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Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector

Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector: A platform named advisory and engineering has enabled farmers to implement their anaerobic digestion (AD) projects under the best possible conditions has been launched. A online AD ‘toolbox’ has been developed by Banques des Territoires, with support of the European Investment Advisory Hub(EIAH) – a partnership between the European…
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Clean power to Malwai with grant worth £2.1m

Clean power to Malwai with grant worth £2.1m : A grant worth £2.1Mi has been supported by the UK in addition of clean power to Malawi’s grid. With the project being undertaken by InfraCo Africa, Golomoti Solar will deliver 20MW of clean power to the grid with support from Innovate UK, as part of the…
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Global Summit to take place in UK

Global Summit to take place in UK : The Global Summit on Climate and Development is to be hosted in the UK later this month as part of the road to COP26 that is to be held in Glasgow in November. The most vulnerable countries will be the focus of the Summit as many developing…
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UK CCS project invested into by Japanese trading house

UK CCS project invested into by Japanese trading house:  It has been announced by the Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co Ltd that they will invest in the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Britain. Developing the Acorn CCS project the company has purchased a 15.4% share in Storegga Geotechnologies. The investment…
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Energy efficiency software launched by Utility Team

Energy efficiency software launched by Utility Team: A new software has been launched by Utility Team that helps buisnesses reduce the energy consumption of chiller cooling systems. It has been showed by tests of the Automated Response Command (ARC) energy efficiency technology that the software can deliver reductions in electricity usage between 8% and 20%.…
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February saw high demands for clean vehicles

February saw high demands for clean vehicles: The only ‘survivors’ of the weakest February for car sales since 1959 were battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). The report by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that one-in-eight registrations that took place last month were for PHEVs and BEVs. BEVs and…
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