Record low prices in CfD auction: Industry responds

With projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh, around 30% lower than the second auction held in 2017, the auction has caused a stir amongst the sector

Fusion ‘means gas will no longer be needed by the 2030s’

That’s the forecast made by Nicholas Hawker, Co-Founder and CEO of First Light Fusion, who spoke to ELN last week

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Ofgem gives green light for £260m Orkney electricity transmission link

The approval for SSEN to develop the 220MW power link is subject to conditions

Wind and solar power ‘must expand eight-fold by 2030’

That’s according to DNV GL, which says this is vital to meeting the Paris Agreement

National Grid ESO power cut report: Industry responds

What does the energy sector think of the findings?

UK’s grid system protection ‘operated as designed during August power cuts’

National Grid ESO has published its final technical report into the power outages of Friday 9th August

German rail giant Deutsche Bahn on the right track with offshore wind PPA

The company has confirmed the agreement with innogy SE and RWE Supply & Trading

Electricity switching on the rise over summer

Around 34% of the switches were from larger to small and mid-tier suppliers in July

Coal generation in the EU ‘plummeted by 19% in first half of 2019’

New research shows use of the polluting fossil fuel to generate electricity has fallen in almost every coal-burning country across the region

UV lights ‘can cut rate of birds hitting power lines by 98%’

Ultraviolet wavelengths shone onto cables can illuminate them for birds while remaining invisible to humans