UK’s emissions from electricity ‘rose by more than a fifth last year in 2021’

Gas drove up UK power emissions for first time in a decade, according to the International Energy Agency

Gas plant ditched in favour of batteries

Plans for a new gas generation plant in Somerset have been ditched in favour of building a storage project

Covid-19 pandemic ‘hurts fossil fuel sector’

That’s the result of a decrease in electricity demand due to production halts in major factories globally, according to a new report

Drax submits plans for UK gas and battery storage project

It plans to replace the two remaining coal generating units with gas and develop up to 200MW of battery storage

UK gas generation hit six-year highs in January

UK gas-fired power generation reached six-year highs in January. That’s according to new statistics from S&P Global Platts, which show both day-ahead gas and power prices climbed strongly as demand hit 2.21 billion cubic meters (bcm). This is an increase of 6% month-on-month and 30% year-on-year. Total gas-for-power demand for this winter currently stands at 8.43 bcm, already 16% […]