The Carbon Column – Reflecting on The Big Zero Show

In this post I reflect on The Big Zero Show and discuss three key points I took away from the event.

IEA: Global gas demand set for slow growth due to high prices

Analysts expect slower economic growth and less switching from coal or oil to gas

Crown Estate unveils sites that could host floating wind projects

Five ‘areas of search’ in the Celtic Sea will be offered for new projects next year

Grain LNG invites market to express interest for low cost capacity

Applicants have until 15th August 2022 to indicate the quantifies and duration of the contracts they would like

Climate activists glue themselves to a National Gallery painting

The activists have urged the government to withdraw its plans to greenlight new oil and gas projects

Local wind turbines ‘could cut household energy bills by £350’

The government is reportedly looking at giving financial incentives to communities to bring more onshore wind into the grid

Potential sites for Rolls-Royce reactor facility revealed

The site will manufacture the ‘heavy vessels’ for its Small Modular Reactor power station

“Total halt of Russian energy exports to Europe could put UK’s energy security at risk”

Europe could face a ‘severe recession’ if Vladimir Putin turns off the gas flows, according to a report

Business Secretary thanks EDF’s coal-fired power station staff

West Burton A coal plant will stay open for six months longer than originally planned

Flat tyre activists head to US

UK-based group Tyre Extinguishers has targeted 40 SUVs in New York