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 – 29th September
- UK offshore wind developments; existing, under construction and in planning; amount to 50 GW capacity. UK Government is aiming for 40 GW capacity by 2030. Existing offshore capacity is 10 GW.
Wednesday – 30th September
- More than 1 GW of onshore solar power generation capacity was submitted to planning during September in the UK.
Thursday – 1st October
- A hydrogen fuelled train made its first journey through central England this week. The train reached speeds of 50 miles per hour over a 25 mile journey and expects to carry passengers in late 2021.
- The Mirror reports that 15 earthquakes have been caused by geothermal well test operations in Cornwall, SW England.
Friday – 2nd October
- UK Government is investing in a fleet of 19 hydrogen fuelled refuse collection vehicles in Glasgow Scotland.