UK’s renewable trade ‘to drop off by 75% before 2023’

Cicero Group notes this collapse in trading activity is likely to mean the UK will not alone be able to successfully achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Nationalising UK energy ‘could put 2050 net zero targets at risk’

A new report says the Labour Party’s plans would divert resources and investment away from where they are needed, delay climate change efforts and create an atmosphere of uncertainty

Could digitalisation provide the wind sector with its biggest gust forward yet?

A new report published by DNV GL suggests it will, if only wind industries can overcome concerns around data sharing

Climate change ‘will result in higher water bills for consumers’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers suggests the cost of treating and managing water supplies is set to increase as the UK experiences increasingly long and hot summers

‘Radical reform of energy market needed to protect customers’

That’s according to Citizens Advice, which says the government and Ofgem must work together to ensure all energy customers can benefit from new technologies and business models entering the market

Water companies ‘must address concerns over unfair bills’

The Consumer Council for Water suggests water providers are failing to close a “gulf” between high levels of satisfaction with the quality of services provided and unhappiness regarding high costs

Shipping firms ‘failing to invest in critical decarbonisation tech’

A new report from CDP warns this is despite the sector being at risk of missing targets set by the International Maritime Organization

Brexit is top concern of energy professionals – but not for the reasons you may think

The Energy Institute’s Energy Barometer 2019 suggests the continued political focus on Brexit is stopping important energy issues from being properly discussed and dealt with

Project launches to build blockchain-based register of energy assets

Electron, National Grid Electricity System Operator, SP Energy Networks and UK Power Networks have teamed up to create the ‘first-of-a-kind’ shared database

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