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Extension to Climate Change Agreement confirmed

5th August 2020 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The Climate Change Agreement (CCA) provides tax breaks to businesses which actively reduce their energy consumption and the government has confirmed it will extend the scheme until March 2025 following a consultation.


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European Energy Networks lack flexibility

29th July 2020 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

During Covid-19 lockdowns, power demand fell by 20% on average in Europe which has highlighted certain issues within energy systems across the continent.


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Shetland Interconnector Approved

22nd July 2020 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The £600m Shetland Interconnector has been granted approval by Ofgem which will see the construction of a huge underwater power cable, linking the Shetland Isles to the Scottish mainland.


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UK in push for next-gen nuclear

14th July 2020 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A £40m fund provided by the government will aid the development of next-gen nuclear technology in the UK, with the bulk of the funding supporting three Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) projects in England.


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Giant solar farm planned for Swindon

7th July 2020 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Planning permission has been granted for a large-scale solar farm in Swindon which will be the size of 132 football pitches.