Energy price increases ‘set to heighten cost of living pressures’

Energy price increases set to take effect in Northern Ireland will “heighten the cost-of-living pressures” people are facing, the Consumer Council says. It comes as Budget Energy, Click Energy, Electric Ireland, Firmus Energy, and SSE Airtricity all raise their prices…

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Price of offshore wind power falls to cheapest ever level

Price of offshore wind power falls to cheapest ever level in UK – News Link – EcoWho Source

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Environmental bodies concerned by new UK government’s climate comments

Initial comments by British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s conservative government have raised concerns about her climate policy in a country which is increasingly feeling the effects of global warming but is going through an unprecedented energy crisis. Urged to act…

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Plea for ‘more robust data’ as research shows Scotland’s renewables

The sector also generated £5.6 billion of output in 2020, the figures from the Fraser of Allander Institute show. However, researchers noted that the renewable energy sector is not currently defined in national statistics published by either the UK or…

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UK Seeks 20-Year Gas Deal With Norway to Avoid Winter

(Bloomberg) — The UK is on the cusp of securing a natural-gas contract with Norway for as long as 20 years in a bid to stave off the risk of winter blackouts, people familiar with the matter said. Most Read…

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Ministers look to lock UK in long-term gas deals

Ministers are in talks with Norway and Qatar to enter into long-term gas contracts in a gamble that could leave consumers facing higher energy bills for years to come. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the business secretary, is negotiating deals that would commit…

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EU renewables development may stall if countries enact different revenue

The cap applies to ‘inframarginal’ electricity generators, such as solar and wind. Image: Alternus Energy. A patchwork implementation of the EU’s power revenue cap could stall renewables development and dent investment, according to LevelTen Energy, a provider of renewables transaction…

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‘We can’t turn off the lights or the projector’: inside

The lights are going out all over Europe, to paraphrase Sir Edward Grey’s World War I lament. In Berlin, the Victory Column and the Berlin Cathedral remain unlit at night. In Athens, the Greek parliament is flicking the switch at…

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U.S. steps away from flagship lithium project with Buffett’s Berkshire

By Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) -In a February meeting with mining executives, President Joe Biden laid out an aggressive goal for the United States to produce more of its own minerals for the electric vehicle revolution in ways that respected the…

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Cost of Manchester’s Factory up by £25

The final budget for the 143,000 sq ft arts and culture venue has risen to £210.8m due to increasing construction costs.  The budget for Factory International was set at £110m when plans for the scheme were approved in 2017. This…

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