‘UK needs 120GW of new low carbon capacity to go net zero by 2050’

Aurora Energy Research says 100GW of new renewable energy needs to be deployed, as well as 20GW of new nuclear and 3GW of CCS

Government to table landmark Environmental Bill

The bill introduces a raft of measures to improve air and water quality, tackle plastic pollution and restore natural habitats

Delivering net zero: how can new technologies help – and how will energy users be affected?

The UK government has set a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 which is now enshrined into law

Carbon neutrality ‘cannot be reached without energy efficiency’

That’s the opinion of Barbara Frei, Executive Vice President of Europe Operations at Schneider Electric, who spoke to ELN Editor Sumit Bose at the company’s Innovation Summit in Barcelona Earlier this month

Scotland
Scotland opens new green investment programme

The move will give councils, developers and a range of other organisations the change to pitch for large-scale sustainable investment

British Airways to offset all domestic CO2 emissions from 2020

The airline has promised to invest in renewable energy facilities, rainforest protection schemes and reforestation initiatives to help counteract the damage it causes to the planet

UK Government approves Drax gas conversion plans in Yorkshire

Once developed, 1.8GW of capacity would be available from October 2023

AMP Clean Energy secures planning for 50 MW of flexible Urban Reserve plants to support decentralised energy ambitions

Distributed energy company, AMP Clean Energy, has announced it has secured planning for 50 MW of its market-leading Urban Reserve flexible generation plants in areas of high demand, providing energy when and where it is needed most across local distribution networks.

Scottish Government bans fracking

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse confirmed the government will not issue any licences for unconventional oil and gas projects

Future Homes Standard: Government to ban fossil fuel systems in new builds by 2025

They will be replaced with the latest generation of clean technologies such as air source heat pumps and solar panels