A coal-fired power station converted to biomass fuel is set to start up although it cannot meet new EU emissions requirements.
Suppliers with more than 150,000 customer accounts will have to offer an export tariff for customers that install solar, wind, anaerobic digestion or hydro generation with a capacity up to 5MW, under a new Smart Energy Guarantee (SEG).
The UK’s export finance activities are undermining its international climate and development targets, says a new report from the Environmental Audit Committee.
Vattenfall has issued a €500 million green bond with a tenor of seven years.
The bond is the first international issuance under a Euro Medium Term Note programme listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
A test well at a site near Hull has revealed what could be the UK’s largest onshore gas field.
For full decarbonisation, power-to-gas will be needed to address ‘harder to abate’ sectors, help balance networks and ensure security of supply, says European lobby group Eurelectric.
E.On’s Thornhill plant CCGT will operate as an OCGT and for fewer than 1,500 hours annually after August 2021. This is because it will no longer meet ‘best available technology’ requirements under the Industrial Emissions Directive.
Not all customers will have a smart meter by the end of 2020, Ofgem has admitted.
Six select committees are to combine to hold a Citizens’ Assembly on combatting climate change and achieving the pathway to net zero carbon emissions.
GB power customers will not be able to benefit for another year from sharing reserves with the EU’s internal energy market, it has emerged.