Could the ‘first’ hydrogen firing of industrial boiler in Manchester hold the key to UK’s decarbonisation?

The ‘HyNet Industrial Fuel Switching’ programme aims to make the industry confident to make the switch from natural gas to hydrogen

COP26 President: ‘2021 will be a very big year for climate and the UK’

Speaking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee earlier today, Alok Sharma said he wants COP26 to be the most inclusive COP ever

Energy reshuffle! Kwasi Kwarteng appointed new Business Secretary as Alok Sharma becomes full-time COP26 President

Anne-Marie Trevelyan becomes Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth

Six UK projects awarded £8m to create ‘world’s first’ net zero industrial zone by 2040

Projects in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland and South Wales aim to decarbonise operations of industrial clusters

Government greenlights Ørsted’s Hornsea Three offshore wind farm

The 2.4GW project is predicted to power the average daily needs of more than two million UK households

ZeroAvia bags a £12.3m government funding to develop 19-seat hydrogen-electric jet

The HyFlyer II project is set to have its first flight in early 2023

Almost 2m eligible low-income households ‘lost out on Warm Home Discount in 2020’

A new report found the fixed available budget and the ‘first come, first served’ nature of the scheme are the main reasons for a £325 million shortfall

UK’s investments in fusion energy boosted economy by £1.4bn over last decade

A new study has found that for every £1 invested in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research from 2009 and 2019, £4 is generated in return

Almost 80% of people in the UK ‘support the use of renewable energy’

The support is highest for solar, wave and offshore wind energy, according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker

UK invests £2m to protect military communications from offshore wind farms

More wind farms can be built by guaranteeing essential defence communications are not affected