Renewable projects get €1.2bn from EU

The European Commission has awarded more than €1.2 billion (£976m) in subsidies to help kick-start 23 innovative renewable energy projects. The projects will be co-financed with revenues from the sale of allowances to emit carbon dioxide in a special reserve under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). The announcement covers 200 million emission allowances sold […]

SSE unveils carbon capture and storage project

Scottish and Southern Energy wants to build a carbon capture and storage project at its gas-fired power station in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Shell UK and Petrofac subsidiary CO2 DeepStore will also be participating in the project by providing the offshore transport and storage elements. The project will design and develop a full chain, post-combustion CCS facility […]