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)
Wednesday – 20th November
- Guardian article covers a Price-Waterhouse-Cooper report that shows opportunity for carbon capture and sequestration in depleted north sea fields supported by CEO of UK independent Committee on Climate Change.
- Of 40 industrialised countries, ranked by Ernst and Young for attractiveness of investment in renewable energy generation, UK now ranks 7th. This is an improvement based on recent growth in offshore wind.
Thursday – 21st November
- Energy regulator OFGEM has announced it will no longer exempt small-scale, <100 MW (household) renewable electricity generators from paying balancing service charges.
- The British Ambassador to Germany has laid out the opportunity of using excess offshore wind power to generate zero-carbon hydrogen for the energy mix of both countries.
Friday – 22nd November
- The majority of UK residents responding to a Newcastle University survey indicated support for using hydrogen to heat homes in order to benefit the environment but majority also indicated they would be unable or unwilling to pay higher energy bills for such a conversion.
Sunday – 24th November