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)
Monday – 1st February
- Controversy over the UK government allowing a NW England local authority to approve a new coal mine continues with criticism from the head of the Committee on Climate Change.
Wednesday – 3rd February
- A group of women in Yemen have set up an electricity generation solar plant for the local area with UN support. There are plans for more.
Thursday – 4th February
- UK Government has announced a further £20 million will be provided to develop charging stations for electric vehicles.
Friday – 5th February
- The UK regulator has raised the cap on energy bills for most UK households due to increases in costs for suppliers and to help energy companies recover from a larger proportion of defaults in payment of bills according to this article. An energy price cap was introduced in January 2019.
Saturday – 6th February
- The BBC asks how will we heat homes for net zero emissions: “And be warned – it won’t always be cheap, or convenient.”
Sunday – 7th February