Massive UK subsea link greenlit

Ofgem has granted provisional approval for the construction of Eastern Green Link 2, an over-500km subsea connection between Scotland and Yorkshire, set to be the longest ever built in Britain

Europe’s battery boom: Britain, Ireland and Italy lead the charge

Europe is poised for a substantial surge in grid-scale battery energy storage, with projections suggesting a sevenfold increase in capacity by 2030, according to a report

UK swelters in hottest-ever June

June 2023 has been confirmed as the hottest June on record for the UK

UK must add 24 wind farms in seven years to hit wind power target

The government has set a target to grow offshore wind power capacity from 13.7GW to 50GW by 2030

Net zero or jail: Shapps could face potential imprisonment for not having proper plan

Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary Grant Shapps has admitted facing prison for contempt of court if he fails to meet legal targets

Hotter and riskier: Northern Ireland’s climate change challenge

The Climate Change Committee has noted limited evidence of delivery, data gaps and a need for further development of Northern Ireland’s green plan

“Russian spy ship spotted near Scottish wind farm”

It was claimed the ship was part of a fleet of espionage boats examining energy sites for possible sabotage

Britain plans to boost energy security with floating gas terminals

The government is reportedly working to support the installation of floating gas terminals off the coast of Britain to increase energy security and avoid future energy crises

Norway will reduce power exports to Britain if supplies are at risk

The move is expected to protect Nordic country’s reservoirs

UK renewables smash new record

Renewable power generated more than 40% of the country’s electricity for the first time last year, according to a report