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)
Tuesday – 11th August
- An article in a Qatari daily newspaper, The Peninsula, claims Qatar remains the largest exporter of Liquid Natural Gas to the UK. In 2019, 65 tankers of of LNG were delivered to the UK.
Thursday – 13th August
- Director of Energy and Power at Cranfield University has pointed out that coal was needed again for generation of power recently and suggests we ensure coal or natural gas are available for power generation in future.
Friday – 14th August
- Gas generated from cattle manure in eastern England has been delivered to homes via the grid for the first time in the UK according to the National Grid.
- A combined heat and power generation plant using waste in south eastern England, subsidised by the UK Government, has become the first to begin operations.
- The Sun reports on the closure of the last coal mine in the UK with demand still at 5 million tonnes per year.
Saturday – 15th August
- A company based in southern England (Oxford) claims to have developed the world’s most efficient solar panel and plans to bring them to market within a year.
Sunday – 16th August