Ireland-UK interconnector awards EPC contracts

Siemens Energy and Sumitomo Electric have been chosen to supply HVDC technology for the power link

Carbon dioxide supply shock ‘could lead to food shortages in Britain’

The meat industry warns businesses could grind to a halt if they cannot secure an adequate supply of CO2 as the gas plays a ‘critical and irreplaceable role’ in the food and drinks manufacturing process

Interconnector fire predicted to hike energy prices

The loss of 2GW of import to Britain’s grid could spark further power price rises, energy analysts said

Britain hits 34-day coal-burning streak

The grid’s carbon intensity so far in 2021 is already higher than in 2020, marking the first year-on-year increase of this kind since 2012

Brits feel ‘left out of the loop on climate change’

A new study by National Grid has linked the British public’s pessimism towards a greener future to the lack of knowledge about the positive steps that have been taken to protect the environment

Drastic power consumption change in the first quarter of 2020

Latest Drax Electric Insights Report shows drastic power consumption change in the first quarter of 2020

RWE delivers its first LNG to Britain

A total of around 150,000m3 of LNG was loaded from Sabine Pass Liquefaction Terminal in the Gulf of Mexico and transported on the Gaslog Savannah LNG carrier

Coal plummets to record low level as renewable energy grows

Coal accounted for only 0.6% of electricity production during the second quarter of 2019

Climate change
Half of Brits and 71% of Indians say ‘human activity responsible for changing climate’

A new study of 30,000 people in 28 countries and regions found most people accepted climate change is happening and humanity is at least partially responsible

Got an idea to reduce personal water consumption?

The government is proposing to introduce a personal target for water use