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 – 8th December
- A group of companies has joined forces to promote production of ‘green hydrogen’: hydrogen produced by electrolysis using excess renewable electricity such as offshore wind.
- This article reviews the project to decarbonise the Humberside industrial complex (eastern England) using hydrogen production and reminds readers that the UK Committee on Climate Change position is that hydrogen and carbon capture and storage are required to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Wednesday – 9th December
- This article argues that UK biomass, considered a renewable source of electricity generation, is causing deforestation in Estonia.
Thursday – 10th December
- A local council authority in southern England has voted to defer the decision to provide planning permission for a solar farm of 40,000 panels on 50 acres of farmland.
Friday – 11th December
- A UK company is submitting plans to build a large plant in north east England in order to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles on the site of a demolished coal-fired power generation plant.
Saturday – 12th December