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UK must do more on climate targets – CCC
29 June 2022
Nation at significant risk of not meeting its fifth and sixth carbon budgets, says climate watchdog
Floating offshore wind pipeline grows to 85GW
22 June 2022
Deployment will take off first in the UK, France, South Korea, Japan and Norway, report says
Equinor and SSE award Keadby 3 CCS Feed contract
16 June 2022
Facility could be the first power station in the UK to be fitted with carbon-capture technology
UK launches first carbon storage licensing round
14 June 2022
Government offers 13 areas for offshore storage as interest from potential developers hits unprecedented levels
Britishvolt plans £200mn EV battery technology hub
31 May 2022
New centre near Birmingham to develop batteries ready for high-volume production at Britishvolt’s Northumberland gigafactory
EDF revises Hinkley Point C cost by £3bn
20 May 2022
The first UK nuclear project under construction in decades also sees its startup date slip to 2027
BP and Equinor granted UK carbon storage licences
13 May 2022
East Coast Cluster reaches milestone as licences granted for four more sites in Southern North Sea
UK opens £120mn nuclear fund
13 May 2022
Fund aims to kickstart projects and attract private investment
BP stands firm on renewable project returns
3 May 2022
Oil major slashes list of potential projects as new head of low-carbon business reviews investment cases
Consenting your energy project: Which regime applies?
25 April 2022
The cost and length of a project’s consenting process in the UK varies greatly depending on factors such as capacity and location
UK pledges to streamline offshore wind approvals
7 April 2022
Government aims for one-year approval process as it ramps up offshore wind targets as part of energy security strategy
UK backs nuclear to gain energy independence
7 April 2022
Nation raises offshore wind, solar and nuclear targets as it looks to move away from imported fossil fuels
EU complains to WTO over UK’s CfD scheme
30 March 2022
UK will rigorously contest EU’s claim that scheme’s local content criteria are discriminatory
Shell to invest up to £25bn in UK energy system
29 March 2022
Firm will lay out more details about strategy in coming months as it looks to deploy recent profits to aid the transition
UK CCS projects at risk amid uncertainty over support
29 March 2022
Pipeline of projects has potential to exceed government’s 2035 target, but greater clarity on policy needed to unlock investment, says Carbon Capture and Storage Association
BP plans $1.3bn expansion of UK EV charging network
25 March 2022
Oil major’s announcement coincides with UK government pledge to support tenfold increase in number of charging points by 2030
UK assesses projects for low-carbon clusters
23 March 2022
Government names developments qualifying for evaluation for connection to East Coast, Hynet and reserve Scottish clusters
Ukib to focus on energy security and net zero – Sunak
21 March 2022
The UK treasury-owned bank must balance investments between energy security and long-term decarbonisation, says finance minister
Alfanar confirms $1.3bn UK SAF project
18 March 2022
Saudi group to start construction next year on Teesside plant to produce sustainable aviation fuel from household and commercial waste
UK’s flexibility funding gap presents investment opportunities
28 February 2022
Substantial private sector finance needed to back a rapid scale-up of low-carbon flexibility technologies as UK decarbonises its energy system
UK needs eightfold rise in power storage capacity – Aurora
18 February 2022
Developers call for incentives to kickstart investment in storage and balance intermittent renewables
UK and Scottish governments agree green freeport plan
15 February 2022
Bidding to open in spring for development of two hubs with 2045 net-zero targets
UK researchers break nuclear fusion record
10 February 2022
Joint European Torus project achieves new high in sustained energy from the process
UK to hold annual renewables auction
9 February 2022
New schedule will start from next year as the UK seeks to bolster low-carbon power generation
UK opens ‘call for ideas’ on low-carbon fuel strategy
8 February 2022
The country’s transport department aims to assess economic and environmental impact of increasing supply and demand
UK low-carbon heating bubbles under
28 January 2022
The UK faces challenges on multiple fronts in its effort to decarbonise domestic heating
UK’s Britishvolt secures funding for EV battery gigaplant
24 January 2022
Plant designed to produce 300,000 lithium-ion EV battery packs a year, with startup schedule for late 2023 or early 2024
Oil majors secure Scottish offshore wind rights
18 January 2022
BP, Shell and TotalEnergies buy options to develop large-scale fixed and floating projects offered in Scotwind tender round
UK passes new nuclear financing model
12 January 2022
New reactors to be financed during construction phase via regulated asset base model
UK sales of EVs surge despite auto sector malaise
6 January 2022
Reduced incentives and patchy rollout of charging points could threaten growth, says industry group SMMT
Outlook 2022: Plan for decarbonisation now or pay later
17 December 2021
Many firms are yet to formulate a clear plan to get to net zero, despite the rising cost of inaction
UK launches its biggest renewables CfD auction
14 December 2021
Bulk of funds earmarked for offshore wind but solar, tidal and geothermal projects also invited to bid
PKN Orlen forms nuclear power venture
10 December 2021
Polish oil refiner and Synthos Green Energy aim to commercialise small modular reactor technology in Poland
Equinor enters UK battery storage market
6 December 2021
Norwegian company agrees to buy stake in battery developer as UK’s renewables expansion increases need for storage
Greening of UK power system gathers pace
3 December 2021
Lenders back phase three of £9bn Dogger Bank offshore windfarm, and power distributor proposes £4bn clean energy overhaul
Tidal energy to feature in next UK auction
25 November 2021
UK government ringfences £20mn/yr for tidal in upcoming renewable energy tender
Rolls-Royce secures backing to enter SMR sector
9 November 2021
Modular reactors to be available to UK grid by early 2030s as government and equity investors bet on potential of low-carbon power source
Sturgeon calls on Johnson to fast-track Acorn project
8 November 2021
Scottish cluster was not awarded track-one status under UK government’s CCS scheme
Cop26 presidency lays out four goals for talks
2 November 2021
Keeping 1.5°C pathway within reach and mobilising more finance are vital, according to Cop president Alok Sharma
UK includes aviation and shipping in emissions targets
21 October 2021
The country’s recently published Net Zero Strategy aims to reduce transport emissions by 22-33pc by 2030 and 46-59pc by 2035 compared with 2019 levels
UK to unlock £90bn transition investment by 2030
20 October 2021
Renewables, CCS, nuclear and hydrogen are all earmarked for government support, according to a recently published strategy
UK oil and gas could miss 2030 emissions reduction target – OGA
18 October 2021
Regulator urges industry to ramp up efforts to electrify infrastructure and stop routine flaring to meet 50pc emissions target
UK could handle 150GW of offshore wind in 2050
8 October 2021
Offshore wind seen as workhorse of UK system, but integration requires policy and market reforms, thinktank says
UK sets £200mn budget for offshore wind CfD
13 September 2021
Latest budget will ringfence £24mn for floating offshore wind, and includes onshore wind and solar for first time since 2015
Aker Carbon Capture pegs all-in CCS cost at €110/t
10 September 2021
Norwegian firm aims for 10mn t by 2025 and targets UK gas-fired power sector
UK probes greenwashing in retail energy market
16 August 2021
Government review of green energy marketing will include examination of UK system for guarantees of origin certificates
Go bigger on offshore wind to cut UK net-zero costs – LCP
29 July 2021
Displacing nuclear with offshore wind backed up by flexible thermal power plants and storage can cut capital costs
Oil majors pile into Scottish offshore wind tender
22 July 2021
Scotwind tender draws 74 bids amid strong competition for North Sea project rights
UK Acorn CCS project signs up St Fergus gas terminals
16 July 2021
Boost for Scottish CCS cluster as it lines up SEGAL and FUKA gas processing terminals as first CCS customers
Acorn CCS project awards Feed contract
15 July 2021
Study will be carried out by Carbon Clean as part of preparation to start CCS operations by mid-decade
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