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Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance

Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance: Extreme weather events could, though its rippling effects, cause the destablisation of the socioeconomic system. PLoS Climate‘s latest research found a correlation between extreme events and the disruption of interconnected sectors, with the recent heatwaves that cause droughts in some areas being the most recent example. The researchers show…
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Cumbria gets first marine geophysical surveys

Cumbria gets first marine geophysical surveys The 1st marine geophysical surveys that will support to search for a right site for nuclear waste disposal in the UK has initiated in Cumbria. A 92 metre vessel holding specialist acoustic equipment is being set up 5km – 20km off the coast of Copeland, with the non intrusive…
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Welsh Government powers up Baglan Energy Park

Welsh Government powers up Baglan Energy Park: The Welsh Government has financed over £4 million to design and construct substitute electricity networks to rejoin businesses at Baglan Energy Park. This comes after Baglan Operations Limited (BOL) and the Baglan group of companies falling under the Calon Energy Group entered mandatory liquidation on 24th March 2021,…
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Protestors target Uniper due to deals with Russia

Protestors target Uniper due to deals with Russia: Dozens of protesters gathered on Thursday July 14th in Dusseldorf near the headquarters of the German company Uniper, demanding it stops doing business with Russia immediately and, therefore, stops funding the terrorist country that is killing Ukrainians and destroying the country’s infrastructure. The protest, organized by the…
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All-electric homes in US increasing

All-electric homes in US increasing The amount of homes that consume electricity as the only source of energy to cover their needs has increased in 2020. That’s according to the most recent report by the Energy Info Administration (EIA) which implies that more than a quarter, an predicted 26 percent, of US households are all-electric.…
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GB sees largest renewable energy auction at low prices

GB sees largest renewable energy auction at low prices: Today, the government released the results for the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, securing a record 11GW’s of renewable capacity across 93 projects, nearly double the 5.8GW awarded in the 2019 Allocation Round 3. The greatest capacity – almost 7GW – has…
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Ofgem puts forth plan for electricity costs on region level

Ofgem puts forth plan for electricity costs on region level: Ofgem has suggested a new plan that could have the UK shift from placing wholesale electricity prices at a national level to either a regional or local level. This is just one of the amendments of the UK’s energy system Ofgem proposed to help the…
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Largest green hydrogen plant in EU to be built by Shell

Largest green hydrogen plant in EU to be built by Shell Shell has said its scheduled plans to construct what it claims will be EU’s biggest renewable hydrogen plant once functioning in 2025. The Holland Hydrogen I plant will hold a 200MW electrolyser and create 60,000kg of green hydrogen every day. Based in the port…
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Third wind farm powered up in France by RWE

Third wind farm powered up in France by RWE RWE has started up its 3rd wind farm in France which has a capacity of 18MW. The Les Hauts Bouleaux wind farm, placed in the district of Thieux, consists of six turbines, which can bring about enough electricity to deliver more than 9k houses. RWE is…
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Energy Security Bill brought into Parliament today

Energy Security Bill brought into Parliament today: Announced as part of the Queen’s Speech to shift the UK to cleaner energy, the Energy Security Bill is going to be introduced by Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng into Parliament. The government has said that this Bill, containing 26 measures, will deliver £100 billion in private sector investment…
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