Government grants approval for gas peaking power plant in Wales

The Abergelli Power Project will have a total capacity of up to 299MW, enough electricity to supply around 150,000 homes

Energy Broker: August 2019 Market Report

UK Energy Market Report written by Pulse Business Energy. Pulse is an award-winning Business Energy and Water Broker who can advise on every aspect of usage and procurement for electricity, gas and water.

2050 carbon target
Gas, renewables and CCS ‘must drive decarbonisation by 2050’

DNV GL believes gas and renewables will be the only energy sources for which demand will be higher in 2050 than it is today

Firmus Energy cuts gas prices by 8.77% for homes and businesses

The supplier, which has around 95,000 customers, is introducing the price cut from October 2019

Power cut: National Grid blames lightning strike as Ofgem launches investigation

The incident on 9th August left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark and affected road and rail networks and some hospital services

US announces $40m in funding for new hydrogen tech

The new financing aims to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage and utilisation

Fracking shale gas ‘causing atmospheric methane levels to spike’

Researchers at Cornell University believe rising levels of the potent greenhouse gas are linked to emissions from the shale oil and natural gas industry

The UK ‘cannot reach net zero without using hydrogen tech’

The North West Hydrogen Alliance has penned a letter to Andrea Leadsom outlining how it believes the clean gas has a vital part to play in decarbonising the country’s energy systems

Cost of energy ‘has tripled in the last 20 years’

Compare The Market says the average domestic cost of gas has risen by 221% over the period, the price of electricity has risen by 193%

UK Government launches investigation into massive power cut

National Grid Electricity System Operator said the power cut was due to the loss of two large generators – gas and offshore wind – on 9th August