• Big Oil Winning Against Big Green In Wind Subsidies Chase

    • Date: 23/03/17
    • Bloomberg

    Big oil is starting to challenge the biggest utilities in the race to erect wind turbines at sea. Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Statoil ASA and Eni SpA are moving into multi-billion-dollar offshore wind farms in the North Sea and beyond. They’re starting to score victories against leading power suppliers including Dong Energy A/S and Vattenfall […]

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  • Green Light For Shale Gas Test Drilling In Nottinghamshire

    • Date: 22/03/17
    • Courtney Goldsmith, City A.M.

    Gas has won approval for a new shale gas exploration project from Nottinghamshire County Council. The firm, one of Britain’s leading shale explorers, has been granted planning consent to develop a hydrocarbon well site and to drill one exploratory well at the Tinker Lane site in North Nottinghamshire. IGas, like other onshore operators around the […]

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  • UK Energy Sector Facing Crisis As Natural Resources Diminish

    • Date: 19/03/17
    • Peter McCusker

    The future looks promising, but energy security will be a real challenge, according to experts who gathered on TynesideE University’s Prof Jon Gluyas, an expert in geo-thermal power and fossil fuels, chaired the Great Energy Debate and highlighted how the UK fortunately has ‘abundant natural energy reserves’. The panel at The Great Energy Debate (Photo: The […]

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  • GWPF Condemns Misleading Committee on Climate Change Report on Policy Costs

    • Date: 16/03/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Today’s statement on Energy Prices and Bills by Lord Deben’s Committee on Climate Change confirms growing suspicions that it is neither objective nor reliable as an advisor to the public about the true cost of climate policies. The CCC’s attempt to reassure the public about the cost impact of climate policies is a misleading whitewash. […]

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  • Madness: Green Levies On Energy Bills To Double By 2020

    • Date: 16/03/17
    • Priyanka Shrestha, Energy Live News

    The cost of environmental levies on energy bills to support the UK’s low carbon transition is expected to rise to £12.6 billion by 2020. That’s an increase from £6.9 billion in 2016/17 and could rise to £13.5 billion in 2021/22, according to latest figures from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR). It expects household energy […]

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  • Hundreds Of Millions Of British Aid ‘Wasted’ On Overseas Climate Projects

    • Date: 13/03/17
    • Robert Mendrick, The Sunday Telegraph

    Serious questions are raised today over hundreds of millions of pounds of British taxpayers’ money being ‘wasted’ on climate change projects such as an Ethiopian wind farm and Kenyan solar power plant. A Telegraph investigation shows little benefit so far from a £2 billion foreign aid programme to tackle climate change that was established eight […]

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  • British Solar Industry Faces Devastating 800% Tax Increase

    • Date: 08/03/17
    • Ian Johnson, The Independent

    Some businesses and schools that generate electricity from rooftop solar panels will have to pay rates for the first time, while others will face a massive tax rise. Britain’s solar industry is facing devastation and consumers could see energy bills rise after the Chancellor Philip Hammond refused to listen to pleas to cancel a planned […]

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  • Court Bans Campaigners From Fracking Site

    • Date: 07/03/17
    • BBC News

    A court has banned trespassers from going on land being used for fracking in Lancashire. The injunction relates to farmland at and surrounding Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton, the firm said. Cuadrilla and 10 farmers were granted the injunction, which will last until 31 August 2018, at Manchester […]

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