Written evidence submitted by Professor Steve Thomas, Tom Burke CBE & Dr Paul Dorfman (FEI004) Is there a ‘giant hole’ in UK energy policy? Executive summary Despite more than a decade of concerted government effort, only one of the 11 reactors (16GW) the government forecast would be on-line by 2030 has started construction, the plans for seven have collapsed and … Continue reading UK Energy policy hole
Onshore wind farms in UK could cut £50 a year off energy bills - Jillian Ambrose Wed 12 Jun 2019 22.00 BST GUARDIAN news Government urged to overturn effective ban to help meet ambitious climate targets Government ministers face rising calls to lift their block on onshore wind farms to help meet the UK’s ambitious climate … Continue reading Onshore wind – even cheaper?
june 2019 - https://reneweconomy.com.au/ The number of workers employed by the renewable energy industry keeps growing. In 2018, at least 11 million people around the world held jobs across the renewables sector, from manufacturing and trading to installation. According to the sixth annual jobs report by the International Renewable Energy Agency, the majority of these jobs are concentrated … Continue reading Jobs created in Renewables – AU.
France to double pace of offshore wind projects as costs fall: PM Bate Felix - Reuters 3 MIN READ PARIS (Reuters) - France will double its target for developing offshore wind generation to 1 gigawatt (GW) per year from around 500 megawatts previously as costs are falling, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday. France … Continue reading France increasing offshore power
Sizewell B objections: Thank you to everyone who submitted objections to EDF's planning application to East Suffolk Council for permission to relocate and "upgrade" various Sizewell B facilities. Strong opposition was expressed by many, including Theberton & Eastbridge Parish Council, Leiston Town Council and Suffolk Preservation Society. East Suffolk Council will make a decision in September, … Continue reading from TEAGS – news
May 30, 2019 Barbara Moran https://www.wbur.org/earthwhile/2019/05/30/plymouth-nuclear-plant-decommissioning Decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant - watch, listen to the problems they face in getting rid of the Containers of Nuclear Waste left behind. A problem we face in the future. A high value business for the future, but can the company succeed in doing the job properly?
May 16th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill The UK Solar Trade Association announced twice this week that the country’s solar fleet broke the peak generation record set originally two years ago, highlighting the need for solar to be allowed to participate on a level playing field in the country’s energy mix. According to the Solar Trade Association … Continue reading UK Solar Output Hits Record Peak Of 9.55 Gigawatts