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Tuesday 16th of June 2020 | Posted In: Buy and Sell, Comply, Generate, Use and Manage

Could the coronavirus crisis finally finish off coal?

Read our top five energy-related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we share more about our favourite energy news stories from the last couple of weeks:

  1. Could the coronavirus crisis finally finish off coal? The coronavirus crisis has changed the way we use energy, at least for now. But could the global pandemic finally finish off coal, the most polluting of all fossil fuels? Read more here…
  2. UK net zero aviation takes off with the launch of Jet Zero Council: Project aims for net zero carbon flying and the government has also reiterated its support to a waste-to-jet-fuel project. Read more here…
  3. Plans for £60m Welsh marine energy hub move forward: Government approves business case for Pembroke Dock Marine project, allowing plans for major new Marine Energy Test Area to move to next phase. Read more here…
  4. Oil drops more than 8% as fears over second wave of coronavirus cases hit the market: Oil prices dropped more than 8% on Thursday amid a broader market sell-off as fears over a second wave of coronavirus cases led to investors shedding assets. Read more here…
  5. Scottish Government announces £62 million fund for energy sector: The finance injection aims to help the energy sector recover from the “dual economic impacts” of the coronavirus pandemic and the oil and gas price crash. Read more here…

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