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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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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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Chancellor’s new budget responded to by the Industry

Chancellor’s new budget responded to by the Industry: Outside number 11 Downing Street Rishi Sunak made his traditional pre-budget pose with the red briefcase before going to the House of Commons to unveil the Budget for the next coming year. He announced that the new UK infrastructure Bank would boost net zero investment and green…
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Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment

Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment: Leeds new infrastructure bank will drive at least £30bn of green investments. Chancellor of Exchequer Rishi Sunak has a series of sustainable plans for the 2021 Budget, in which he established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and buisness focused recovery in the…
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Rolls-Royce is set to achieve ‘fastest’ all-electric aircraft

Rolls-Royce is set to achieve ‘fastest’ all-electric aircraft: On their journey towards developing the world’s fastest all-electric plane they have successfully completed the taxiing of the ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft achieving a new milestone by Rolls-Royce. Propelled by 400kW, or 500hp, electric powertrain and the latest energy storage technology developed to set world record speeds,…
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Drax to build bioenergy with CCS plants

Drax to build bioenergy with CCS plants: In 2024 Drax are planning to build their first two bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) units. The technology is predicted to capture and store up to eight million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and is claimed to be carbon negative. Before deploying this technology the…
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ENA to offer more transparency and increase accessibility

ENA to offer more transparency and increase accessibility: The standardised flexibility contract has been updated by The Energy Networks Assosication (ENA) across the energy sector to offer more transparency and increase accessibility. For those wishing to provide flexibility services to the network the flexibility procurement contract provides a consistent agreement across the country. As of…
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Tech Zero taskforce to be created by bulb-led coalition

Tech Zero taskforce to be created by bulb-led coalition: A taskforce is being created to tackle climate change by a group of British tech companies. The energy company Bulb is leading the Tech Zero taskforce, this includes Revolut, the transport app Citymapper, the digital health firm Babylon and among others banking providers  Starling Bank. The group…
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