Yesterday National Grid published its annual Future Energy Scenarios document, one of the most hotly anticipated events in the energy sector diary. Current± has compiled some of the headline figures.
Articles tagged with: Renewables
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has stressed that the UK could meet half its power demand from renewables by 2030, and urged the government to ditch new nuclear plans as a result.
The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) has secured £500 million of funding as the capital’s bid to become a zero carbon city by 2050 shifts into gear.
EDF Renewables has sold a minority stake in a portfolio of 24 of its UK wind farms for £701 million to pursue more renewable development.
Renewables’ share of electricity generation in the UK inched closer to one-third in the first three months of the year, topping 30%.
The global decarbonisation agenda and still-tumbling costs are sending oil & gas giants and traditional energy majors into the solar and wind markets, and in a big way. Liam Stoker investigates.
Traditional utilities are struggling with the pace of the energy transition more than most and must adapt quicker, or risk being left behind.
Glencore chairman and ex-BP chief executive Tony Hayward has cast doubt over the worldwide energy transition, arguing that the penetration of renewables worldwide is being outpaced by the demand for growth.
The UK could meet its future power demand predominantly through wind and solar generation without jeopardising security of supply, a new report has revealed.