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
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to cancel the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan,
Scott Pruitt, the newly appointed Administrator to the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has said that President Trump will sign an executive order to begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, the first step in removing former President Obama’s climate change policy.