‘UK’s first’ hydrogen blended gas hailed a success

Nearly 100 homes received the blended gas for 18 months with residents reporting positive results from their experience

Renewables ‘made up nearly 91% of new US capacity in first half of 2021’

Solar-generated electricity grew by 25% in the past year, according to a new report

Quantum camera to ‘dramatically’ cut methane emissions in oil and gas industry

Developed by University of Bristol spinout QLM Technology, the camera can continuously detect, quantify and model the development of leaks and notify plant operators immediately when gas escapes

Government fires up ‘hydrogen revolution’

The Business and Energy Secretary has today set out the UK’s ‘first-ever’ Hydrogen Strategy that is forecast to unlock £4 billion investment by 2030

‘Blue hydrogen could be 20% worse for the climate than natural gas’

A new study finds blue hydrogen could delay the UK’s decarbonisation actions and calls for green hydrogen to be made the focus

US produced the least energy emissions in 2020 ‘than it has in four decades’

Carbon emissions are expected rise by 7% in 2021 as the US emerges from the pandemic and travel and the economy start to grow again

Teesside to become home to the ‘UK’s first’ net zero power plant

The natural gas plant at Wilton International in Teesside will capture and store all its emissions under the North Sea

EU Commission greenlights French support for natural gas storage

France introduced a regulatory mechanism for natural gas storage in December 2017, with the aim of keeping existing storage capacities deemed necessary in operation to ensure the security of gas supply

IFC provides ‘landmark’ loan to support gas flaring reduction in Iraq

The project is expected to increase Basrah Gas Company’s processing capacity, avoiding more unnecessary flaring and associated greenhouse gas emissions by around 10 million tons per year

Could hydrogen bring us one step closer to green aluminium?

Mining group Rio Tinto has partnered with ARENA to explore whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions