UAE issues operating licence for first Arab nuclear power plant

The Barakah nuclear plant will consist of four units that will supply 5.6GW of electricity, helping meet up to 25% of the UAE’s power needs

Environment protection key consideration when evaluating nuclear waste disposal sites

A Geological Disposal Facility will put waste hundreds of metres deep underground and will only be built where there is both a ‘willing community and a suitable site’

UK’s renewable adoption rate ‘has driven fastest decarbonisation in world’

An independent analysis by academics from Imperial College London says the power sector’s emissions fell from 161 million tonnes in 2010 to 54 million metric tonnes in 2019 as a result of clean electricity

Iberdrola to supply solar power to Orange under new PPA

It will deliver 200GWh of solar power annually to 9,000 offices and buildings operated by Orange in Spain

Coal in the hands of a miner
Under-construction coal plant in Poland has financing suspended

Polish energy companies Enea SA and Energa SA have announced they have halted financing for the 1GW Ostrołęka C facility due to shifting economic and political contexts

European industry ‘could see emissions cut by 60%’ through electrification

A new report suggests a mix of ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ electrification could see greenhouse-gas emissions reduced by 60% before 2050

Thrive Renewables to invest £6.5m in geothermal power plant in Cornwall

The facility aims to supply around 3MW of electricity to National Grid and up to 12MW of renewable heat for local use

Siemens to test Germany’s largest green ‘power outlet’ for ships

It is expected to help reduce carbon emissions by more than 8,000 tons a year

Engenie begins project to bring 12 rapid EV chargers to Cardiff

Each site will be powered by 100% renewable energy, allowing the council to improve air quality, meet climate targets and boost revenue

Step inside the tunnels powering London…

ELN visits the £1bn London Power Tunnels project, designed to support the capital’s demand for power and the UK’s net zero transition