The UK has now gone a fortnight without coal, underpinning what has been a landmark month for the country’s energy mix.
Yet another power generation record fell in the UK yesterday afternoon, as the country’s solar fleet set a new generation record.
Today the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its economy by 2050, in a move which would have significant repercussions on its energy system. Liam Stoker looks at what shape that system may take.
Great Britain has smashed its record of continuous coal-free electricity generation, going more than 90 hours without coal over the Easter weekend.
The government intends for offshore wind to provide more than 30% of Britain’s electricity by 2030 as part of a new sector deal for the technology.
Renewable energy generation hit a record high in 2018, with gas, coal and nuclear all falling.
Our re-cap of the year continues with the biggest stories in May and June, as solar PV generation records tumble in the UK’s glorious sunshine and investment in energy storage technologies ramps up.
The future of the Capacity Market has been plunged into doubt after the European Court of Justice annulled the European Commission’s decision not to object to the scheme.
‘Rapid, far-reaching change’: IPCC recommends up to 97% of power from renewables to limit climate change
Rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented change is required to limit climate change to 1.5C, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned.