Below is this week’s summary. It should be a one minute read relevant to UK energy with links to documents for those who wish to read more.
(Click a bullet point to open the relevant article)
Monday – 17th June
- The headline predicts an end of natural gas but the article describes hydrogen being generated from natural gas.
- Scottish Royal Society has published results of a 2-year study into the future of energy in Scotland considering the economy and the environment. A heavily covered report outlines a number of options but is honest about challenges of options available including costs.
- Yorkshire power plant Drax is investigating the option of using emissions from biomass power generation to make protein for fish food or to put Carbon Dioxide into beer.
Wednesday – 19th June
- China has more solar electricity generation than any other country. Expected to double USA capacity in 5 years.
Thursday – 20th June
- Renewable resources contributed a higher proportion of UK power generation than coal and gas during 2019 so far.
- North Sea production efficiency continues to climb for sixth year. At 75%, target is 80% by 2022. Efficiency was 60% in 2012.
Saturday – 22nd June