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 – 15th September
Wednesday – 16th September
- Sky news covers the story of Japanese company Hitachi pulling out of plans for 2 nuclear power plants which were estimated to cost £20 billion on Anglesey in Wales.
Thursday – 17th September
- This article suggests that recent months have seen a significant rise in households investing in domestic solar power generation.
- A report commissioned by the Mayor of London concludes that ground source heat pumps are vital for London’s decarbonisation plans.
Friday – 18th September
- A piece in London’s Evening Standard describes growth in Chinese investment in coal in China and other countries including Zimbabwe while UK and other countries remove coal from the energy mix in order to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Author suggests “Chinese power plants burn coal to run factories making things which are shipped here for us to buy”.
- Russia has raised almost $10 billion in order to build a second Liquid Natural Gas export plant on its arctic coast in order to meet demand in Europe and the far east.