UK Government

Offshore Wind Energy To Cost The Cheapest In UK Now

The biggest ever renewable energy auction in the United Kingdom is bearing fruit for the people and industry as the prices of the offshore wind power, just the second day post auction, has dropped to its cheapest level in the country’s history. Now, the power from fresh auctions will be sold for a mere £37.35 […]

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EV Awareness Portal Launched By Karnataka Govt, NITI Aayog, UK government

Karnataka has launched ‘EV Jagruthi’, an awareness portal for electric vehicles that will help faster adoption and a cleaner transport sector in the southern state. The portal was inaugurated by Sunil Kumar, Karnataka Minister of Energy, and Alex Ellis, British High Commissioner to India. It was also informed that the portal was jointly developed by […]

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UK firm Granted £912,000 to use Gravity to Store Energy at Brownfield site

The UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has granted around £912,000 in funding to London-based Gravitricity, whose patented technology uses gravity to store energy, to enable the company to set up an energy storage project in Northern England. The ‘GraviSTORE’ project is one of the five successful projects chosen under the Longer Duration Energy Storage Demonstration Programme, Stream […]

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Scottish RE Trade Body Urges UK to Reform Grid Charging Regime

Industry body Scottish Renewables has reaffirmed its calls for the UK Government and Ofgem, the energy regulator, to work together in the spirit of COP26 to achieve a solution to the Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charging regime, as the government had previously committed to do in its recent energy white paper. The current […]

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Scotland to Build Own Green Ports as UK Govt is ‘Not Cooperating’

UK Ministers will not commit to implementing green ports in Scotland that are underpinned by fair work conditions and net-zero ambitions, according to Business Minister Ivan McKee. As a result the Scottish Government will now progress plans to independently develop a green port model which is designed to meet the specific needs of Scotland’s economy. […]

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UK to Hold 4th Renewable Auction Backed by $277 M

The UK government is allocating £200 million ($277 million) to support offshore wind projects in the fourth and biggest-ever round of its flagship renewable energy scheme. The Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is the UK government’s primary method of encouraging investment in low-carbon electricity. Launched in 2014, it is open to projects operating in Great Britain. It […]

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New-build Properties in UK to Feature EV Chargers

EV chargers will be built into all new homes and offices under new legislation that the British government aims to introduce this year. The legislation, revealed last week by the Transport Minister Rachel Maclean, will require all new-build properties to feature “smart” charging devices that can automatically charge vehicles during off-peak periods. New office blocks […]

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UK Charts Course for Net Zero North Sea: WoodMac

Ambitious transition deal sets tough targets as UKCS players face tricky balancing act The UK government and the country’s oil and gas sector recently agreed a deal to leverage the upstream industry’s capabilities, accelerate the energy transition and help the North Sea reach net zero by 2050. A significant opportunity exists to create a supply […]

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UK Govt Announces Promising new Deal in Offshore Clean Energy Shift

UK government has announced a new North Sea Transition Deal with the oil and gas industry. Under the new deal, the government has pledged that the high-skilled oil and gas workers and the supply chain will not be left behind in the transition to a low carbon future. Providentially, this deal will support workers, businesses, […]

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