Brexit: What Impact Will a “No-Deal” Outcome Have on Energy Supply & Security of Supply?

On 29 March 2019, the UK will cease to be a member of the European Union. With less than 7 months remaining until we make what is sure to be a historic exit, and the increasing possibility of a ‘no deal’ looming, the exact details of the UK’s exit from the European Union are still unclear.

UK consults on boosting security of supply

The UK has launched a consultation to find new ways to maintain and improve the country’s security of supply. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is looking for measures that would apply to companies operating in the downstream oil sector and protect the country’s critical energy infrastructure and systems. The ideas to […]

Natural gas ‘to play key role in global decarbonisation’

Natural gas will play a key role in the global transition to a cleaner and more flexible energy system. That’s the forecast from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggests it is the only fossil fuel that will maintain its share of the energy mix in the next few decades, as policies to reduce air […]

‘Sustainability over supply security’ say young workers

Sustainability will replace security of supply as the energy industry’s top priority within the next 20 years as a new wave of greener-thinking professionals enter the sector. That’s according to a new survey conducted by the European Energy Students’ Network (EESN), which suggests energy students and young professionals are a more environmentally conscious generation than […]

Hungary’s energy efforts ‘strong but more competition needed’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has praised Hungary’s efforts and highlighted the need for more competition in the sector. The country’s National Energy Strategy to 2030 aims to ensure a sustainable and secure energy sector while supporting the competitiveness of the economy. The IEA says it was successful in developing wholesale markets for gas and […]

Tackling the energy trilemma a ‘tough challenge’

It is a “tough challenge” to tackle the nation’s energy trilemma of providing security of supply, reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, according to the Managing Director of DONG Energy Sales UK. Mike Hogg (pictured) told ELN people need to understand that the UK does face an energy trilemma. He added: “Whichever position you approach […]