‘UK nuclear has saved 2.3 billion tonnes of emissions since 1956’

The Nuclear Industry Association claims that over this time period, nuclear power has saved more emissions than any other energy source in British history

Solar power grows by 27% across the UK in 2020

Solar capacity soared by 545MW compared to 2019 figures

Energy Storage Roadmap launched to outline tech pathway to net zero

Researchers state ‘there is an increasing need for robust heat and electricity storage technologies which can keep energy systems stable and supply reliable’ as the grid decarbonises

Uniper and Fortum deepen relationship to become more sustainable

The power firms say they plan to move towards lower carbon portfolios and look to shift away from coal in favour of natural gas

UK’s power system ‘must ensure flexibility to avoid outages as the country decarbonises by 2050’

Dr Iain Staffell of Imperial College London said: ‘Having flexibility within the power system at these critical moments is crucial to keeping Britain’s lights on’

Tech giant Tesla applies for licence to generate power in the UK

The firm announced it has made the necessary application to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

UK goes for record coal-free stretch during optimal solar conditions

Clear and cool weather across the country over the last few weeks saw the UK hit its longest coal-free period since pre-industrial times

New investments in coal power ‘must end immediately’

A new report from Carbon Tracker warns governments and investors will waste $600 billion in capital costs through funding coal assets that become stranded

Last coal plant being built in Poland has financing suspended

Polish energy companies Enea SA and Energa SA have announced they have halted financing for the 1GW Ostrołęka C facility due to shifting economic and political contexts

UK’s electricity network companies unveil 1MW resource registers

The new registers showcase information for a range of electricity generators, storage facilities and flexibility providers across the country