Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Time to turn up the heat on decarbonisation targets

Decarbonising the UK’s heat network is one of the biggest energy challenges we face. The role of bioenergy, including biomass, in helping meet net zero heat emissions, has been convincingly outlined by the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) Bioenergy Strategy report this week.

Ørsted pledges to halve supply chain emissions by 2032

It includes the goods and services used for the construction of wind farms, which make up the largest emission source in its supply chain

EU approves Croatia’s state aid for €233.6m Krk LNG terminal

It has been designed to transport up to 2.6bn cubic meters of natural gas a year to the national transmission network from 2021

Berkeley becomes first city in US to ban natural gas in new homes

The City Council has unanimously voted to ban gas from new low-rise residential buildings starting from the first day of 2020

Plans for ‘world’s biggest’ floating offshore wind farm in South Korea

Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation and Korea East-West Power have formed a consortium for the project

E.ON buys biomethane business from WINGAS

WINGAS said it is focusing on its core business of selling conventional natural gas

Gas growth over next five years to be driven by demand from Asia

Demand is expected to rise by more than a tenth by 2024, rising to a height of 4.3 trillion cubic metres

UPS turns to rubbish gas to clean up its emissions

The delivery giant is buying 170m gallons equivalent of the fuel source, produced naturally from bio sources like landfills and dairy farms

US-Israel initiative offers $16m for energy projects

They will support projects covering areas such as exploration, production and utilisation of natural gas, energy storage and cybersecurity

IEA: Iraq could be world’s third biggest oil supplier by 2030

The country’s oil production is expected to increase by 1.3m barrels a day during that period