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Alok Sharma triggers switch to end Yorkshire coal

Alok Sharma triggers switch to end Yorkshire coal: This past Sunday morning, the UK’s grid made progress nearer to a low carbon future. COP26 President Alok Sharma activated the demolition of SSE’s Ferrybridge ‘C’ coal-fired power plant located in Yorkshire. The decimation eliminated the two 200-metre chimney stacks as well as the boiler house from…
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Drax’s carbon capture claims not based on real-world data

Drax’s carbon capture claims not based on real-world data, company reveals to campaigners. -Drax’s carbon capture announcements claims appear motivated by quest for new multi-billion pound subsidies, environmental campaigners warn’-   London, 14th June 2021 – The environmental campaign group Biofuelwatch is today publishing written statements by Drax [1] which reveal that the company’s claim that they are…
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National Grid confer on energy from Scotland to Yorkshire

National Grid confer on energy from Scotland to Yorkshire: National Grid will initiate a consult on a new energy project to transfer renewable energy from Scotland to Yorkshire to be held next Monday. The Scotland to England Green Link 2 (SEGL2) will deliver renewable energy from Scotland by way of the North Sea to the…
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Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation

Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation : Wood pellet use by Drax Plc in Yorkshire, together with bioenergy demand from other countries in Europe, is driving intensive clearcutting in protected forests in Estonia and Latvia, a new report reveals. Hidden inside a wood pellet: intensive logging impacts in Estonian and Latvian forests,[1] published by…
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