London-based bank lends €51.9m to Ukraine’s largest natural gas producer

The financial support will help reduce the country’s dependence on imports

India moves to make power and renewable sectors self-reliant

The government seeks to reduce import dependency in a bid to boost domestic manufacturing and job opportunities

UK slashes oil imports by more than 75m barrels over five-year period

A drop in oil imports from 359 million barrels to approximately 280 million barrels equates to a reduction of more than a fifth

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EU grants €40m for Moldova-Romania power link

The interconnector, scheduled to be completed by 2024, is expected to considerably enhance the stability and reliability of Moldova’s electricity supply

Fracking with CCUS compatible with net zero goal, says government

BEIS has set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla starts work on its second well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Two-thirds of Brits ‘worried about energy independence’

The results of a new survey from GMB Union show half of people are also worried about power cuts becoming more frequent in the future

Malaysia to send plastic waste back to UK and other foreign countries

One UK recycling company is said to have exported more than 50,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste to Malaysia over the past two years

Global LNG market faces sharp shifts in supply and demand

LNG supply is estimated to increase by 33 million metric tons per year in 2019

High air pollution alert issued in London

Air quality alerts will be displayed at 2,500 bus countdown signs and river pier signs across London

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Germany to import 45 million tonnes of hard coal this year

That’s according to data from lobby group VDKI, which showed this will be a 1.4% rise from 2018