UK’s power system emissions hit all-time low and wholesale power prices go negative

The two records were set over the weekend as renewable energy generation soared, coinciding with continued low demand due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown

What’s driven the recent drastic shift in UK power prices?

Our EDF experts explain.

‘Supply and demand must be better managed to balance a more distributed energy system’

That’s the suggestion from Stuart Lacey, CEO of ElectraLink, who spoke to Energy Live News about the changing face of the energy sector

Ofgem cuts cost of Hinkley Point C grid link by £60 million

The move will save UK consumers money on their bills over the 45-year cost period

‘UK’s leakiest homes could feel the squeeze of a £50 rise in energy bills during winter lockdown’

Families in poorly-insulated homes could face heating bills elevated on average to £124 per month, compared with £76 for those in well-insulated homes, according to a new report

Maintaining flexible power system ‘critical to avoiding power cuts on road to net zero’

A new report highlights how a host of technologies helped stabilise the country’s energy system during a volatile start to 2020

Government launches £40m Clean Growth Fund to ‘supercharge’ sustainable start-ups

The fund will be accessible to UK-based companies developing green solutions across the power, transport, waste, and building energy efficiency sectors

Swansea Council’s pension fund to invest £30m in green energy companies

The fund will invest in a range of solar and wind power infrastructure projects that aim to deliver long-term benefits for the fund and climate change

‘Net zero solutions must not only be green but also prove economically sustainable’

That’s the suggestion from Nikki Flanders, Managing Director of Energy Customer Solutions at SSE, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose about the global mission to reach net zero by 2050 and how it can be achieved

Global EV sales expected to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic’s impacts on the auto industry

The IEA estimates global EV sales could reach 2.3m in 2020, with a record total of 10m being in use on the roads by the end of the year