Nearly half of teens plan to skip uni & seize green job instead, E.on...

Forty-six percent of Britain’s young people aged 16 to 24 plan to forego traditional college or university education, and opt for immediate jobs in...

ENW is first DNO to publish minigeneration hubs as small as 50kW 

Electricity North West has become the first DNO to offer for public inspection its register of embedded capacity, listing all mini-generation plant in its...

Thanks a £ million: Power Roll gets Durham’s & EU’s cash to boost thin-film...

Sunderland-based solar electricity innovators Power Roll today benefit from a £1 million cash injection to expand production of their light, flexible thin film, billed...

Cero and Enso agree financing on 50MW battery for Larks Green

The developers of Britain’s first solar farm now generating directly into the nation’s transmission network have agreed financial terms to add a 49.9MW battery...

Exports, plus electrification of everything, will push UK power prices higher before 2030; Cornwall

Exports directed at plugging gaps in continental baseload will keep UK power prices at historically high levels for the rest of this decade, latest...

Net Zero goals “will be missed”, say MPs, as ministers’ claims holed by delivery...

Britain will miss government goals to strip all carbon from electricity generation by 2035, without a delivery plan to remedy incomplete, contradictory policy from...

1,000 London projects by 2030 targeted for citizen-owned renewables

Activists in London’s energy co-operatives have unveiled plans to spark up citizen-owned clean electricity generation on 1,000 buildings in the capital this decade, upping...

Lords to debate co-operatives’ local right of supply

The House of Lords will this week debate a proposal to allow local generators including community energy co-ops to retail clean power direct to...

UK falls from EY’s podium of 40 most attractive nations for clean energy cash

Britain has dropped one place to fourth – behind Germany, - among 40 major economies ranked by global consultants EY in their latest RECAI...

Green hydrogen to help spin 2.2GW turbines? RWE ponders CCUS for Pembroke

Seizing the gas after combustion at the 2.2GW plant, and introducing hydrogen as a clean fuel, are among possibilities to be assessed. Scheduled for completion...

Notts ex-coal plant picked for nuke fusion trial

EDF’s former fossil-fuelled power station at West Burton in Nottinghamshire is to host a pilot plant for nuclear fusion. The government is providing £220 million...

Ofgem: Britain faces possible “gas supply emergency” over winter

Gas supplies to keep the UK’s lights on and homes heated face a ‘significant risk’ of running short this winter, the nation’s energy regulator...

Kwarteng’s eased planning rules can “lower bills for all”, says Octopus’s Jackson

The founder of the UK’s biggest all-renewable energy retailer warmly welcomed chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s promise this morning to ease planning requirements on onshore wind...

Reams of REMA: D-BEIS moots “biggest changes in a generation” to electricity markets

Generators and electricity industry observers have welcomed sweeping changes in Britain’s electricity markets proposed by energy ministry D-BEIS. Closeness to wind farms, nuclear or gas...

Nukes “essential for Net Zero transition”:  IEA

A new report from the para-governmental body for oversight of the world’s energy has re-ignited the debate over the planet’s – and Britain’s –...

Faithful to community energy: UK’s biggest DNO recruits engineers to help co-operatives

Western Power Distribution, Britain’s biggest distribution network operator serving eight million households, has become the first DNO to pledge operational support to the nation’s...

Sizewell C decision still on hold, this time until July

Energy ministers at D-BEIS have for a second time delayed taking a final decision on the development consent order (DCO) for the Sizewell C...

Ofgem sets up independent group to advise on Capacity Market

Regulator Ofgem has announced the setting up of an independent advisory group on Britain’s Capacity Market. The CM is the marketplace which establishes values payable...

Directory of heat networks sets out to start war on Britain’s wasted heat

Bin-emptying trade body the Environmental Services Association today publishes its “EfW Heat Network Directory”,  bidding to put right the UK’s scandalous waste of heat...

Sizewell C: Kwarteng finds £100 million to lure investors

Prospects for Sizewell C, Britain’s second new nuclear mega-project, advanced today as energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng confirmed £100 million of government cash to encourage...