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UK urged to deliver on CCS infrastructure
24 November 2022
The government must make good on plans to support CO₂ pipeline transport and offshore geological storage infrastructure development for its track-one CCS clusters, thinktank says
Eni wins support for second UK CCS project
24 November 2022
Gas distributor Cadent and energy firm SSE Thermal among backers of project to store CO₂ in depleted North Sea gas field off eastern England
Floating offshore wind capacity doubles in 2022
13 October 2022
Sector is likely to continue to gain momentum as costs fall
UK’s Labour opposition ramps up renewables goals
28 September 2022
Policies would include creation of state-backed national energy champion to drive delivery of 100pc renewables by 2030
UK launches net-zero review
27 September 2022
Former energy minister to lead review into net-zero strategy, with a focus on energy security and economic growth
UK aims to accelerate clean energy projects
23 September 2022
Government includes projects spanning hydrogen, offshore wind, CCS and nuclear on list of priority infrastructure to be delivered as quickly as possible
UK aims to decouple renewables from gas
8 September 2022
New prime minister Liz Truss proposes CfDs for existing renewables and nuclear as part of package to tackle energy affordability crisis and provide long-term security of supply
New UK PM deprioritises climate
7 September 2022
Leadership campaign and recent appointment of a climate-change sceptic to lead on energy brief indicate a potential deceleration of the energy transition
Scotland awards Shetland offshore wind rights
22 August 2022
Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds and ESB pay combined £56mn for option to develop 2.8GW of floating capacity with green hydrogen potential
BP to invest in UK EV battery-testing facility
1 August 2022
Project will help develop fluid technologies for managing temperatures in batteries to improve efficiency
UK launches critical minerals strategy
22 July 2022
Government plans to diversify supply chains and boost domestic production, refining, recovery and recycling of metals key to the energy transition
Sizewell C passes planning milestone
21 July 2022
EDF expects to take FID on the nuclear project next year
UK consults on major power market reform
19 July 2022
Government eyes biggest overhaul of wholesale market for 20 years to support transition goals and break price link with gas
UK awards subsidies to 11GW of renewables
7 July 2022
Offshore wind beats onshore wind and solar projects as the cheapest source of power awarded
UK launches consultation on greenhouse gas removal policy
6 July 2022
The government is leaning towards introducing a contract scheme for negative emissions
UK identifies areas for floating offshore wind
5 July 2022
Project development areas will be offered to the market via competitive tender in 2023
Rolls Royce secures backing to enter SMR sector
1 July 2022
Modular reactors to be available to UK grid by early 2030s as government and equity investors bet on potential of low-carbon power source
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
Sembcorp’s UK arm plans Europe’s biggest battery storage system
15 December 2021
Short-term duration system will have capacity of 360MW using lithium-ion batteries
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
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