Britain’s gas-fired generation breaks record in third quarter

Britain remained a net exporter in the third quarter, according to a report

EU and Egypt boost co-operation on climate, energy and green transition

They will join efforts to implement the Paris Agreement and ensure ambitious outcomes at COP27, which is taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh this November

Government to reform offshore wind connections

Licencing of future multi-purpose interconnectors will be boosted with “more legal and regulatory clarity”

How did the UK manage to double gas exports amid energy crisis?

Government data shows that from September to November the UK exported 31,974GWh of gas

Complications for power imports with no-deal Brexit

If the UK leaves the EU without an exit agreement, European energy law will no longer apply

UK seeks views on performance of Capacity Market

The scheme provides payments to generators for making capacity available or reducing demand when required to do so

UK Government considering leaving EU internal energy market

It, however, seeks to ensure trade over interconnectors is maintained after Brexit

EU invests €309m in two gas interconnection projects

They are aimed at addressing the energy challenges facing the Eastern Baltic Sea Region and the Central-Eastern Europe

Defence secretary warns Russia is ready to attack UK’s energy infrastructure

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has warned Russia could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths” through attacks on the UK’s energy infrastructure. The MP for South Staffordshire has accused Moscow of spying on Britain’s gas and electricity supplies, which if cut, could create “panic” and “chaos” for millions of people. Mr Williamson referred […]

National Grid: UK has enough power to meet demand this winter

National Grid has increased its forecast for the surplus power margin to 10.3% for this winter. That’s a rise from 5.7% from last winter, according to the grid operator’s Winter Outlook Report for 2017/18. It expects there to be sufficient generation and interconnector imports to meet demand throughout this winter. The peak transmission demand is […]