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Parliamentary group to push post-Brexit opportunity of electric vehicles

Parliamentary group to push post-Brexit opportunity of electric vehicles

14 Feb 2018, 10:10

The UK is at risk of letting the “major industrial shift” posed by the take-up of electric vehicles pass it by as Brexit negotiations draw the government’s focus, according to the chair of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on electric and autonomous vehicles.

UK and Germany lead the pack in European renewables progress

UK and Germany lead the pack in European renewables progress

31 Jan 2018, 12:29

Electricity consumption rose in every European country apart from the UK, which also contributed the highest growth in renewables in the past three years alongside Germany, according to new analysis of the European power sector.

Record wind output sends UK into negative pricing

Record wind output sends UK into negative pricing

19 Jan 2018, 11:10

Electricity produced by the UK’s wind turbines reached record levels this week after 13.6GW of output was recorded which, combined with high output, sent settlement periods into negative pricing.

Centrica’s 100MW proposal pits battery against gas turbine

Centrica’s 100MW proposal pits battery against gas turbine

9 Jan 2018, 16:40

Fresh details have emerged surrounding Centrica’s rumoured 100MW battery after a planning application was submitted to Kilkenny County Council in Ireland through a joint venture formed in part by subsidiary Bord Gáis Energy.

SSE takes aim at oversights in Helm review response

SSE takes aim at oversights in Helm review response

9 Jan 2018, 12:01

Scottish and Southern Electricity has issued a detailed response to Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy review, picking fault with what it considers key oversights and a lack of accompanying evidence.

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: October – December

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: October – December

21 Dec 2017, 09:42

As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the fourth and final part of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories that broke in the last three months of 2017.