Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is prosecuting ESB over the temperature of cooling water discharged earlier this summer into the River Shannon from its peat-burning 100MW Lough Ree power plant in County Longford.
Shell has claimed the UK’s first 150kW electric vehicle charger on a forecourt, at a Shell/Waitrose site in Battersea, London. The new charger is a part of Shell Recharge, Shell’s on-forecourt electric vehicle charging service.
EV charging network Engenie has announced plans to invest £35 million to install 2,000 new rapid charge points in the UK by 2024.
Up to 1,000 electric vehicle owners will be offered financial incentives to charge their vehicle off-peak in a new trial of a market-led approach to smart charging.
Government has to embed the net-zero policy across all levels and departments of government, with strong leadership at the centre, if it is to be delivered, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
A 39% slowdown in renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, meant that globally renewable energy investment fell by 14% to $117.6 billion, compared with the first half of 2018, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Northern Ireland’s Islandmagee gas storage project took a step forward on 11 June when owner Infrastrata signed a term agreement with Vitol for the proposed offtake of the entire storage capacity of the project for 12 years – 500 million cubic met
Northern Ireland’s Utility Regulator has started a review of how SONI, the Province’s electricity grid operator, is run.
New Power has been tracking GB’s solar PV market in its Database this month.
A ‘net zero’ carbon emissions target for the UK in 2050 makes carbon capture and storage (CCS) a key technology for future low-carbon power, National Grid ESO (NGESO) revealed in its annual Future Energy Scenarios (FES).