Global gas demand ‘could shrink by 4% in 2020’

According to IEA, the Covid-19 crisis could result in a annual drop of 75 billion cubic metres by 2025

Maintaining flexible power system ‘critical to avoiding power cuts on road to net zero’

A new report highlights how a host of technologies helped stabilise the country’s energy system during a volatile start to 2020

Reaching net zero by 2050 ‘impossible unless government slashes energy demand’

That’s the warning offered in a new report from think tank Green Alliance, which claims sectors like transport, buildings and industry are “way behind” on implementing effective carbon-reduction strategies

Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change

UK, France and Germany ‘leading on demand side flexibility in Europe’

Conversely, Sweden, Spain and Portugal were found to be lagging behind the rest of the region

Climate change
Climate targets ‘in jeopardy as energy demand soars’

Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions

UK’s renewable generation soars by 39% year-on-year in third quarter of 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has revealed this surge in clean energy was driven by strong growth from wind and hydropower

National Grid: UK will have enough gas for winter in event of no-deal Brexit

It says this is the case even if electricity interconnectors stopped delivering power on the day the UK leaves the EU

UK’s renewable generation rose by 9.9% in second quarter of 2019

This rise, from 24.6TWh to 27.1TWh over the course of a year, was driven by an increase in clean capacity

Carbon dioxide-sucking machines could cut climate costs… but there’s a catch

Scientists say the use of direct air capture could need as much as a quarter of global energy supplies in 2100