The Carbon Column – Mission Zero

In this article I discuss Mission Zero, the UK’s net zero strategy review led by Chris Skidmore

‘Renewables saved Brits £5.7bn this winter’

That’s because far less gas was imported, RenewableUK claims

‘EU gas emissions hit highest level in four years’

The US exported the most LNG to the continent in 2022

‘UK must take action on hydrogen storage before 2025’

That’s because the country has just 5% of Germany’s gas infrastructure, new analysis has found

‘Europe cutting gas faster than UK’

New research suggests the UK is lagging behind the continent in ditching natural gas

Spain and France opt for hydrogen pipeline over natural gas

This will see the project entitled to EU funding, due to its green intentions

COP27: EU commits €35m to support Egypt’s Energy Wealth Initiative

The initiative aims to shut down 5,000MW of existing and inefficient gas-based power generation capacity and support 10,000MW of new renewables in Egypt

Iraqi minister says gas flaring has increased cancer

The Environment Minister has accepted that flaring in Basra is linked with increases of leukaemia in the region

More businesses expected to benefit from government’s Energy Bill Relief scheme

Businesses which renewed their contracts after 1st December 2021 will now be eligible for support

Gas prices – ‘there’s not much Europe can do in the short term’

I speak with a consultant who thinks Europe needs to focus on stabilising the energy market before its green agenda and buy more gas