UK nuclear industry says costs could be slashed by 30% by 2030

A cross-industry team working as part of the Nuclear Sector Deal has set out the key factors to reduce the risk and expenditure associated with new-build nuclear

‘Offshore wind power now so cheap it could actually pay money back to consumers’

A new study found the latest round of offshore wind farms to be built in the UK could actually reduce household energy bills across the country

More than 200,000 households ‘set to fall into fuel poverty as economy tumbles’

That’s the suggestion from the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which warns a second wave of the virus arriving during colder weather could be ‘catastrophic for individuals and health services’

Ofgem cuts cost of Hinkley Point C grid link by £60 million

The move will save UK consumers money on their bills over the 45-year cost period

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust ‘to save £1.4m a year’ with green upgrades

The organisation expects to cut annual carbon emissions by 7,712 tonnes across three key hospitals, serving a population of around 736,700 people

Dip in oil prices sees fixed household bills drop below £800 a year for first time since 2018

Low wholesale energy prices mean six suppliers are now offering a total of nine new fixed deal energy tariffs for less than this price

Total value of gas wasted through flaring reached $19bn in 2019

A new study reveals ten countries combined currently flare more than 9.5 billion cubic feet of gas everyday

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars

US efficiency programmes save power at average cost of 2.4¢ per kWh

That’s the conclusion reached in a new study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which observed energy efficiency measures implemented between 2012 and 2017

Climate change’s coastal damage ‘could cost UK £12bn a year by 2050’

That’s the warning from the WWF, which highlights that this figure is equivalent to around 0.8% of GDP