While renewable generation decreased significantly last year compared to 2020 due to less favourable weather conditions, it was still the second best year on record.
Coal plants operated by Uniper, EDF and Drax may be closed later than originally planned following requests from the government.
Prequalification results for the T-4 and T-1 Capacity Market auctions have been released, with battery storage rising significantly in both.
High power prices are expected to continue into winter following a record breaking third quarter in the UK.
Following the tight margins seen on the electricity system last winter, National Grid ESO has released an early view of its winter outlook.
The UK has been ranked sixth in the world for solar and wind power generation, according to thinktank Ember's Global Electricity Review.
2020 saw the largest annual decline in primary energy consumption since 1945, with a drop of 4.5%, according to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2021.
The opportunity to hit net zero by 2050 globally is “narrow but still achievable” if renewables grow to dominate the energy sector, while no additional investments into fossil fuels are made.
COP26 president-designate and ex-energy secretary Alok Sharma has called for an end of international coal finance in a speech marking six months till the international climate conference.