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  • Price cap predicted to rise by at least £66/year

    Price cap predicted to rise by at least £66/year: The latest forecasts from Cornwall Insight indicates that the default tariff price cap will increase by approximately £66 from April 2021 to £1,108 per year for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer – from its current level of £1,042. Robert Buckley Head of Relationship Development...Read More »
  • UK’s 1st energy transition masters at Aberdeen University

    The course aims to educate engineers in sustainable energy systems The post Aberdeen University launches ‘UK’s first’ masters in energy transition appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK

    Speaking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee earlier today, Alok Sharma said he wants COP26 to be the most inclusive COP ever The post COP26 President: ‘2021 will be a very big year for climate and the UK’ appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Octopus Energy to offer world’s 1st wind tariff

    The 'Fan Club' tariff could save consumers more than £200 per year The post Octopus Energy launches ‘world’s first’ tariff offering 50% discount when wind is blowing appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Turn off camera during online chats to cut emissions

    Turning on the camera emits 25 times more CO2 than calling using voice alone! The post Turn the camera off during your online chats to drastically cut emissions appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Drax begins drive to better green skills for 1million

    Its 'Mobilising a Million' programme aims to boost the 'social mobility' of people and improve their employability The post Drax launches initiative to improve green skills for one million people appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Moray East establish 1st wind turbine in the Moray Firth

    In total it plans to put 100 9.5MW turbines into place at the site, following the completion of jacket installation in December The post Moray East successfully installs first wind turbine in Moray Firth appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • 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,...Read More »
  • UK Space Agency & Rolls-Royce to build space engine

    The technology is predicted to halve the projected duration of journeys to Mars to up to four months The post UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce join forces to develop nuclear-powered spacecraft engine appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Welsh Government outline methods for Clean Air Bill

    The proposals are part of a consultation published alongside plans for a new clean air law for Wales The post Welsh Government sets out plan for Clean Air Bill with coal burning ban and wet wood restrictions appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • National Grid ESO acclaim 2020 as greenest for Britain

    The country was powered coal-free for around 5,147 hours last year, compared with 3,666 hours in 2019 The post National Grid ESO hails 2020 as the greenest year ever for Britain’s electricity appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • UK gives £3bn of climate finance to nature & biodiversity

    Programmes supported will include the flagship Blue Planet Fund for marine conversation as well as projects to maintain forests and tackle the illegal timber trade and deforestation The post UK commits £3bn of climate finance to support nature and biodiversity appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • UK household energy bills to see rise end of January

    Consumers could see their bills swell by £171 on average after the end of their fixed deals The post Energy bills storm approaches as UK households ‘face £84m cost rise by the end of January’ appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Wind power shut off & wasted in 2020

    A new report suggests an additional 20GWh of battery storage could see the amount of wind power wasted annually reduced by up to 50% The post Enough wind power was curtailed in 2020 to power a million homes for a year appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Hitachi Capital UK boosts GRIDSERVE by £10m grant

    The partners plan to work together to build the infrastructure needed for the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the UK The post Hitachi Capital UK ‘supercharges’ GRIDSERVE with £10m investment appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • New £5m program for UK’s nuclear waste disposal scheme

    Testing has started on a new system to seal deep boreholes The post New £5m project supports UK’s nuclear waste disposal programme appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Human based activity may boost atmospheric CO2 in 2021

    The UK's national weather service attributes the rise mainly to fossil fuel burning and deforestation The post Human activity ‘could drive atmospheric CO2 in 2021 50% higher than pre-industrial levels’ appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Government sees resistance from approval of pesticide

    The EU had previously imposed a ban on the use of the pesticide The post Government faces backlash over decision to approve use of ‘bee-killing’ pesticide appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Welsh health boards get funding in energy efficiency plans

    The funding will support energy projects being delivered by Swansea Bay University Health Board, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and the Hywel Dda University Health Board The post Welsh health boards granted additional £10m for energy efficiency and renewables appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »
  • Highways England study tie in road water & microplastics

    It is expected to help the government company to better understand the scale of the issue, the nature of the problem and identify any further detailed research to inform changes to its current policy or design standards The post Highways England to study link between road water and microplastics appeared first on Energy Live News.Read More »

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