UK Government

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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UK’s Energy Catalyst Program Launches New Community Hub

UK government Energy Catalyst program aims to support businesses to develop sustainable energy technologies and business models, which are accelerating the clean energy transition in developing and emerging economies.  The program is run by Innovate UK and is co-funded by partners including the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Department for International Development, the […]

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Highview Power Gets £10 Mn Grant From UK Govt for 50 MW CRYOBattery

Highview Power has been awarded a GBP 10 million grant from the UK Department for BEIS for a 50 MW cryogenic energy storage (CRYOBattery) facility. Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, has announced that it has been awarded a GBP 10 million grant from the UK Department for Business, Energy & […]

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Everstone Group, Lightsource BP Form 50:50 JV to Invest in Indian Green Infrastructure

The newly formed JV will provide the funds with the financial and strategic resources of the partners aiming to create successful green energy businesses in partnership with local management teams. Indian private equity fund Everstone Group and British solar parks developer Lightsource BP has formed a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) called ‘EverSource Capital’ to jointly […]

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