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Thursday 20th of June 2019 | Posted In: Buy and Sell, Comply, Generate, Use and Manage

Drax, Equinor and National Grid partner to create UK’s first zero carbon cluster

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. Drax, Equinor and National Grid partner to create UK’s first zero carbon cluster: They will explore how a large-scale carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) network and a hydrogen production facility could be built in the Humber region. Read more here…
  2. Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011: BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuels. Read more here…
  3. German onshore wind ‘collapse’ jeopardises EU renewable energy goals: The country installed only 134MW of new onshore wind capacity in the first three months of 2019 – its worst first quarter since 2000. Read more here…
  4. Scottish Power urges tougher climate change laws: The energy giant said a UK target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 should be made legally binding. Read more here…
  5. UK’s EV charging sites ‘now outnumber petrol stations’: Charging point locator service Zap-Map suggests the number of EV charging locations has increased by 57% in the last year. Read more here…

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