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 – 19th April
- Amazon has announced plans for 350 MW of offshore wind power generation in the North Sea off Eastern Scotland.
Tuesday – 20th April
- In-line with Committee on Climate Change recommendations, UK Government has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated in the UK by 78%, by 2035, compared with 1990 levels.
- UK Government has announced a call for evidence on the role of electricity generation from biomass in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Thursday – 22nd April
- Article suggests shipping lines are moving towards Liquid Natural Gas to replace diesel as fuel in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Shipping changed from coal to oil 100 years ago according to this piece in WSJ. The piece notes that other fuels are under consideration such as hydrogen and ammonia but supply is currently not available.
Friday – 23rd April
- A survey suggests 3 out of 10 UK drivers would consider buying an electric vehicle when they change cars.
- A survey suggests 8 out of 10 UK drivers consider electric vehicles to be too expensive to purchase.
Saturday – 24th April