19 Jul 2016

Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – ENGIE to buy power from £25m CHP plant ENGIE has announced it will buy green power from a £25 million combined heat and power (CHP) plant in North Wales. It has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Equitix to buy all the electricity generated from the […]

19 Jul 2016

BoE’s Carney Sees Up to $7 Trillion Invested in Renewable Energy – Bloomberg <link href=”https://assets.bwbx.io/business/public/stylesheets/noscript-78e39895f8.css” media=”all” rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css”> click As much as $7 trillion of investment will flow into clean technologies that can help curb pollution and climate change over the next two decades, Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney said. Companies and […]

19 Jul 2016

How will Brexit affect climate change policy? | Grantham Research Institute on climate change and the environment It is still too early to know all the ways in which the UK’s departure from the European Union will affect the climate change policy of the 28 current Member States, but some things now seem likely if […]

19 Jul 2016

Impact of Brexit on the energy sector | Industry sector analysis | Brexit | Norton Rose Fulbright Would  the UK continue to participate in the Energy Union project? Increasing interconnectivity with continental Europe will necessarily require co-operation with the EU internal energy market in any Brexit scenario. Because the UK Government has been at the […]

05 Jul 2016

Brexit and the UK biomass burn | Argus Blog – Argus Media The UK has long been Europe’s leading wood pellet importer, driven by UK utility Drax’s appetite for biomass. But last week the UK voted to leave the EU, throwing up clouds of uncertainty for the market, raising questions around the implications for commodities, […]

05 Jul 2016

Fossil fuels still king of US energy consumption, EIA study finds | Bioenergy Insight Magazine Three fossil fuels – petroleum, natural gas, and coal – have provided more than 80% of total US energy consumption for more than 100 years, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). In 2015, fossil fuels made up 81.5% […]

05 Jul 2016

UK government unveils fifth carbon budget | Bioenergy Insight Magazine The UK government has set its fifth carbon budget in order to tackle climate change. The fifth carbon budget will cut carbon emissions by 57% by 2032, based on 1990 levels. This emissions reduction should leave the UK on track to meet its Climate Change […]

29 Jun 2016

Finnish regional power utility Lahti Energia has received a €75 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to construct a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant. The new Kymijärvi III plant, to be located in the city of Lahti in southern Finland, will initially produce 150MW of district heat from certified forestry biomass. The […]