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Number plates for e-scooters after safety concerns

Number plates for e-scooters after safety concerns: Number plates are to be fitted to e-scooters to avoid misuse and issues identified during trials taking place in Coventry, which have now been suspended. E-scooters were reportedly being used in pedestrianised areas where they are not permitted to be, causing several incidents, this saw the decision by…
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‘Nuclear power is likely to continue to play a key role’

Nuclear power is likely to continue to play a key role in the global low carbon energy mix according to the  International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which says the divisive form of energy generation could improve air quality, help match electricity consumption growth, protect against the price volatility of other fuels and guarantee the security…
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New government funding for green transport tech start-ups

New government funding for green transport tech start-ups: £1 million in government funding is set to benefit tech start-ups with a focus on the decarbonisation of transport. Part of the Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grants (T-TRIG) competition, this forms the 11th round of funding which is open to entrepreneurs and innovators pioneering new ways of…
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Scotland offers loans for second-hand EVs

Scotland offers loans for second-hand EVs: A low carbon transport scheme extension has been announced that will offer up to £20,000 loans from the Scottish Government for purchases of used electric vehicles (EVs). The initiative, will enable an individual or business to obtain this interest-free loan over five years and aims to stimulate the EV…
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RAW Charging installs EV stations with GWR

RAW Charging installs EV stations with GWR: RAW Charging has announced this week installation has been completed of 26 smart charging points at the new Worcestershire Parkway Railway Station. Worcestershire County Council opened Worcestershire Parkway station in Norton, UK, to increase connectivity to London, the Midlands and South Wales. Part of Great Western Railway’s (GWR)…
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Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty

Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty: £1.6 billion of funding to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty has been announced by the Scottish Government. The funding is aimed at transforming the energy efficiency, heat of buildings and to rapidly accelerate decarbonisation and is part of the government’s enhanced Green New…
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Offshore oil and gas licensing regime to be reviewed

Offshore oil and gas licensing regime to be reviewed: The future offshore oil and gas licensing regime policy is to be reviewed by the UK Government as part of its wider aim of delivering net zero emissions across the entire economy by 2050. The government review is to ensure that it has the necessary information…
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Social Energy wins first ever domestic FFR contract

Social Energy wins first ever domestic FFR contract: Social Energy has won the first ever fully domestic contract with National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) to supply week-ahead Firm Frequency Response (FFR), following the results of a recent trial weekly auction.  The green energy supplier will use 80 per cent of its fleet of battery-powered customers…
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New competition for upcoming Capacity Market auctions

New competition for upcoming Capacity Market auctions: Research from Cornwall Insight’s Capacity Market Forecast highlights that the recent changes in Capacity Market (CM) rules and the technology mix will see greater competition and change in the technology entering* the T-4 auction in March 2021 compared to the previous T-4 auction.   Forecasted changes to the…
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Solar power is paying 20% of total FCAS regulation costs

Solar power is paying 20% of total FCAS regulation costs: Latest research from Cornwall Insight Australia shows that solar farms are responsible for paying somewhere between 10%-20% of total regulation FCAS costs in any given month (see Figure 1).   This is disproportionate to solar energy generation in the NEM, which in FY20, was only…
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