Ofgem minded to allow Shell Energy to claim £354k

The amount is for the costs incurred in acting as a Supplier of Last Resort

Iceland effectively bans heavy fuel oil in shipping sector to curb emissions

The new regulation will restrict exhaust emissions containing high levels of sulphur from being burned by ships in the nation’s territorial waters

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Labour Party promises to electrify UK’s bus fleet by 2030

Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the move, which will be paid for out of the party’s Green Transformation Fund, will bring “bus services into the future” and boost UK manufacturing

EU agrees minimum requirements for water reuse in agriculture

The Commission says the practice of water reuse is currently established in only a few member states and it is deployed ‘much below its potential’

Legal aspects of wind development in high seas ‘must be explored’

Chatham Partners, a law firm specialising in renewable energy, suggests if future technology developments enable wind farms to be built in deep international waters, current legal frameworks would need to be revised.

Government releases heavily redacted ‘secret report’ on fracking

A total of 37 out of the 48 pages in the report are fully censored and others contain significant redactions

Science-based vs net-zero targets for businesses

In May 2019, the UK government set a net-zero emissions target for 2050. It was the first government to set a net-zero target and is currently grappling with how to reach it.

Seven major energy firms call on EU to step up 2030 green targets

EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, SSE, Statkraft, Verbund and Ørsted have called for European Environment and Climate Ministers to increase the 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target from 40% to at least 55%

Boris Johnson replaced with ice sculpture as he dodges climate debate

Former Environment Secretary Michael Gove offered to take his place but Channel 4 said the invitation was only for leaders of political parties