Tag: UK

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

UK Eyes Domestic HALEU Nuclear Fuel Production as Global Interest Ramps Up

January 10, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The UK may be poised to become the first European country to launch domestic production of high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU). New funding announced by the country’s government this week signifies global momentum to establish a reliable supply of the specialist […]

Energy Consumption, Global

UK wind farms set record production in 2022

March 31, 2023

Via: reNews

UK wind farms hit a new annual electricity generation record in 2022, according to statistics from the UK Government. The figures, published by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, reveal that wind generated 24.6%of the country’s electricity last […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

UK eases ban on new onshore wind farms, but could OK coal mine

December 7, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Environmental groups on Dec.7 welcomed a decision by Britain’s Conservative government to lift its opposition to onshore wind farms. But they warned that any benefit would be erased if the government backs plans to open the U.K.’s first new coal […]

News and Policies, World

Shell pulls the plug on hydrogen stations in the UK

October 24, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell has closed three hydrogen filling stations in the United Kingdom earlier this year and looks to redirect its alternatives strategy into electric vehicles (EV). As battery costs go down, the mobility company seeks to leverage on the new models […]

News and Policies, World

SSE Backs Top Power Execs With New UK Renewable Energy Group

September 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A group of energy sector entrepreneurs, supported by a Scottish multi-national energy company, has announced the launch of a business venture focused on rolling out large-scale wind and solar farms across the UK and Europe. Renewco Power on Sept. 22 […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

UK: CNG Fuels secures £80 million to build nationwide HGVs fueling network

December 14, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Foresight Group is providing an initial £80 million in funding to CNG Fuels in a partnership to build a UK-nationwide network of refuelling stations that will see it develop at least 14 public access stations for HGVs on major routes […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Canada, UK strengthen nuclear collaboration

March 6, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

CNL and NNL’s action plan, announced on 4 March, includes exploring joint research projects and studies, information exchange workshops and other resource and knowledge-sharing opportunities. They have identified research related to advanced nuclear reactor fuel, targeted alpha therapy and medical […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

UK Considers Support Measures to Fire Up Floating Offshore Wind Market

March 3, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The U.K. government has proposed a special carve-out for floating wind in its contracts for difference support system — potentially a big catalyst for a technology that major developers are beginning to take more seriously. Earlier this week the government […]

News and Policies, World

UK government announces millions in funding for ‘low carbon’ hydrogen production

February 18, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The U.K. government announced £28 million ($36.47 million) in funding on Tuesday for five projects focused on hydrogen production. The funding is part of a £90 million package which in turn comes from a £500 million innovation fund. The Hydrogen […]

News and Policies, World

The UK’s Offshore Wind Program Is Working Well. Time for an Overhaul?

February 3, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

GLASGOW — The U.K.’s contracts for difference program for offshore wind would seem by most measures to be working very well. Over the past decade, contracts for difference have supported 10 gigawatts of offshore wind deployment, including 5.5 gigawatts in […]

News and Policies, World

Europe ‘on track’ for 53% renewable power by 2030 despite country gaps

November 8, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A mix of policy and economics puts Europe in a solid position to source more than half of its power supply from renewables by 2030 but not all countries will reach their targets equally as fast, according to Wood Mackenzie. […]

News and Policies, World

UK introduces low-carbon plans

October 15, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

The bill outlines proposals to strengthen the UK’s standards of environmental protection post-Brexit with the establishment of a new public body – the Office for Environmental Protection – which will also hold government and other public bodies to account on […]

Energy Consumption, Global, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Global Non-Hydro Renewable Electricity Up 70% From 2010–2015

August 23, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

A study commissioned by the Financial Times shows that the planet’s 20 largest national economies generated 8% of their electricity from renewable energy — solar, wind, and other green power sources — in 2015, up from 4.6% in 2010. (This does […]