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Britain completes first week without coal since Industrial Revolution

By |2019-05-13T14:44:08+00:00May 16th, 2019|Energy and Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Great Britain has completed a full week without coal generation, the first time it has done so since the Industrial Revolution in 1882. National Grid ESO confirmed the landmark had been reached in a tweet at 1:25pm this afternoon, having previously guided that the feat was likely to occur. Coal was last used to generate

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK

By |2019-05-08T16:16:38+00:00May 11th, 2019|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 “Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof David Reay at the University of Edinburgh. “If the meticulous and robust expert advice here is heeded it will deliver a revolution in every facet of our lives,

Batteries, Offshore Wind Lead Clean Energy Cost Cuts As Renewables Continue To Undercut Coal And Gas

By |2019-04-29T15:37:20+00:00April 25th, 2019|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Wind|

The transition to a low-carbon energy system is a few steps closer after two technologies that were immature and hugely expensive only a few years ago saw spectacular gains in cost-competitiveness in the last year. New research from Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) shows that the cost of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by 35% over the past

Battery Power’s Latest Plunge in Costs Threatens Coal, Gas

By |2019-04-29T15:41:18+00:00April 7th, 2019|Battery Storage, News, Solar and Battery, Wind|

London and New York, March 26, 2019 – Two technologies that were immature and expensive only a few years ago but are now at the center of the unfolding low-carbon energy transition have seen spectacular gains in cost-competitiveness in the last year. The latest analysis by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) shows that the benchmark levelized

Renewables hit record high in 2018 as fossil fuels faltered

By |2019-04-29T17:14:39+00:00March 15th, 2019|News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Renewable energy generation hit a record high in 2018, with gas, coal and nuclear all falling.New statistics released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) showed that renewable energy accounted for 27.5% of the UK electricity supply last year, an increase of four percentage points on the previous year.Renewable energy production in

Plugging the hole: How can solar fill UK nuclear’s void?

By |2019-04-29T17:16:31+00:00March 10th, 2019|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

The UK has had something of a rocky relationship with new nuclear in the past few years, but developments in January 2019 pushed it firmly into ‘it’s complicated’ territory, and sent the country scrambling for alternatives.Horizon Nuclear Power, the Hitachi division response for the development of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa in Wales,

Renewables will be principal source of world power by 2040, BP says

By |2019-04-29T17:19:22+00:00March 4th, 2019|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Renewables will be the world’s principal source of power by 2040 and are penetrating world grids faster than any other energy source in history, O&G major BP has said.BP today published its outdated Energy Outlook for 2019, revising upwards its forecasts for the penetration of renewables out to 2040.Its Outlook, which establishes four potential scenarios

Renewable energy set to power district’s electric vehicle charging points

By |2019-03-27T10:52:28+00:00January 16th, 2019|Charging, Electric Vehicles, News, Reviews, Solar and Battery, Uncategorized, Wind|

A firm generating electricity from wind farms off the Whitstable and Herne Bay coast will install 12 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the district after winning a contract from Canterbury City Council.Swedish company Vattenfall, which operates the Kentish Flats and Kentish Flats Extension wind farms, agreed a deal with the council in December.Working with

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