‘Global fossil fuel demand for power has peaked’

A new report further suggests that almost 63% of emerging markets have seen their fossil fuel demand for electricity peak or plateau

Who are the five biggest coal producers in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series looks at the five biggest coal producing countries in the world

US wind output hits new heights in December

EIA estimates that wind accounted for 9% of US electricity generation in 2020

UK emissions ‘fell by 44% between 1990 and 2019’

Latest stats show energy sector has decarbonised by 65.5% from 1990 but transport by just 4.6%

Octopus Energy unveils plans to make the UK ‘Silicon Valley of energy’ with 1,000 new jobs

The energy firm plans to double its existing workforce by the end of 2021

Almost half UK’s electricity generation was from renewables in the first quarter

Quarterly renewables share has never previously exceeded 40% of total electricity generation, according to the BEIS report

Repsol to build ‘first large solar community’ in Spain

The new service aims to bring solar energy to urban masses by connecting ‘roofers’ with ‘matchers’

Veolia produces hand sanitiser for waste and energy workers

The company has been using its own specialist laboratory facilities in Ellesmere Port to manufacture the sanitiser

‘UK can’t reach net zero unless it plants a forest twice the size of Birmingham every year’

Climate neutrality by 2050 is unlikely for the UK without also ‘drastically reducing air travel and halving meat consumption’, according to a new report

New tool evaluates green impacts of power generation

A new tool from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to help evaluate the environmental impacts of various types of electricity. The organisation says by making comparative assessments of different kinds of generation, the Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation (SIMPACTS) tool allows Member States to fulfil their specific energy needs whilst working […]