US clean energy firm 8 Rivers Capital, acting through its UK subsidiary Zero Degrees Whitetail Development (ZDW), and Sembcorp Energy UK (SEUK), part of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries, have signed a collaborative agreement to develop the UK’s first net zero emissions power plant.
Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHI) have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use MHI’s carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR process.
The UK has announced a new target to reduce the UK’s emissions by at least 68 per cent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
Eddie O’Connor, Chairman and Founder of Mainstream Renewable Power, the world’s only pure-play renewables development company, believes the energy industry is at a crossroads and needs to choose the right path for a truly sustainable recovery.
The US Department of Energy has announced $11.5 million in funding for 12 projects as part of Phase 1 of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy’s (ARPA-E) Flexible Carbon Capture and Storage (FLECCS) programme.
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has unveiled a plan to achieve net zero emissions across its portfolio by 2050 in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
By Paul Marushka, CEO of Sphera
When it comes to getting a buy-in for a sustainability project—or any other plan that could be perceived as low priority—you cannot pull any crunches.
Number crunches, that is.
The way we heat our homes and workplaces poses the greatest challenge to the UK achieving its 2059 net zero emissions target. One area that is currently being overlooked by industry is district heating.
By Ken Hunnisett, project director, Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Project
An innovative bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot plant has been commissioned at Drax power station in the UK, with the first CO2 expected to be captured in the coming weeks.
Many within the industry were eagerly anticipating announcements within the UK Chancellor’s Budget designed to support the sector into its next growth phase. In the event however, the topic was not mentioned, ceding further ground to other priorities.
By Nick Shenken, Partner in the multi-disciplinary Clean Energy team at TLT